56 TOP PARTY SCHOOLS 2011
The 10 most happening institutions of higher learning in North America. 58 SOCRATES'S PUBLICIST What if the philosopher had hired someone to do his PR? By DEMETRI MARTIN
60 THE FREAK
KEVIN COOK reveals why pitcher Tim
Lincecum deserves his weird nickname.
62 2011 BASEBALL PREVIEW
TRACY RINGOLSBY predicts which teams
will dominate the new season.
76 PLAYBOY GOURMAND:
Everything you need to know to serve the
perfect slab of beef. By A.J. BAIME
80 WHO DOES JAMES
O'KEEFE THINK HE IS?
JORDAN LIEBERMAN gets to the heart of
the man behind the hidden cameras.
90 KOVACS'S GIFT
JONATHAN LETHEM salutes the art and antics
of the late comedian Ernie Kovacs.
35 BARNEY FRANK
The unconventional congressman opens up to DAVID SHEFF about gay rights, foreign affairs and the pesky GOP.
86 ED HELMS
The actor talks to ERIC SPITZNAGEL about sex, tattoos and The Hangover Part II.
52 CARCASSONNE JULIAN BARNES ruminates on the mysteries of love that lasts.
Karina Smirnoff is a six-time U.S. ballroom-dancing champion and the hottest pro on Dancing With the Stars. The talented beauty bares every inch of her fit physique for photographer Stephen Wayda. Our Rabbit hung around during the shoot and gave Karina bunny ears when she wasn't looking.
The uprising in Egypt has changed the face of the Middle East. SHASHANK BENGALI was there and reports on the human side of the revolt, the people who triumphed, the violence and fear they endured and the reporters who tried to cover it.
46 LUST IN SPACE
There's been talk of a remake of the sexy sci-fi classic Barbarella. We celebrate with our own queen of the galaxy.
64 PLAYMATE: SASHA BONILOVA
Voluptuous Ukrainian bombshell Miss May reveals her breathtaking curves.
84 THE AMAZING RACER
Catch up with the unstoppable Miss January 2010 Jaime Faith Edmondson.
94 KARINA SMIRNOFF
The sultry reality-TV star demonstrates that dancing does a body good.
25 MY LIFE AS A WORM
Does life begin at 46? JONATHAN AMES
wonders if he has permanently lost his zeal for women and success or if new goals will inspire him as he gets older.
26 THE EX FACTOR
Some people like to stay in touch with their exes, but not LISA LAMPANELLI.
The queen of mean explains why past lovers should remain in your past.
Whether you prefer clean and fresh or woodsy and musky, these fragrances will keep you smelling your best. By STEVE GARBARINO
NEWS AND NOTES
11 THE WORLD OF PLAYBOY
Hef and Crystal host a Super Bowl bash at the Mansion; stars kick back at the Playboy Lounge in Park City, Utah during the Sundance Film Festival.
12 SUPER BOWL PARTY
Maria Menounos, Craig Robinson, Flo Rida, True
Blood's Ryan Kwanten and other celebs flock to
the Playboy Super Bowl Party in Dallas.
120 PLAYMATE NEWS
Miss February 1999 Stacy Fuson drives for Verizon;
Somewhere, featuring Misses July and August 2009
Karissa and Kristina Shannon, comes out on DVD.
13 DEAR PLAYBOY
17 AFTER HOURS
31 PLAYBOY ADVISOR
74 PARTY JOKES
123 CHAIRMAN WOW
China's rigid governmental policies don't mesh with many of the tenets of Western democracy, but they have allowed the country to prosper and grow in leaps and bounds. TED C. FISHMAN reveals why.
THIS MONTH ON PLAYBOY.COM
PLAYMATE CASTING CALLS See all the amazing women who aspire to be playboy Centerfolds. REAR VIEW Our celebration of beautiful backsides, starring Playmates Francesca Frigo and Heather Rae Young. HAPPY 85TH BIRTHDAY. HEF! See the party pics and learn 85 little-known facts about our esteemed founder. CYBER GIRL OF THE YEAR Her journey took her from Casting Calls to Special Editions to Barmate. Meet the 2011 CGOY.
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