How Playboy Used to Be an Innovator in Porn Technology 

Come March of 2016, Playboy magazine is ditching nude photos in favor of the merely scantily clad. (Go ahead and make the joke about reading it for the articles. I’ll wait.) The magazine has struggled to make a profit in a world brimming with free internet pornography. Which is interesting, given Playboy’s long… »10/14/15 4:20pm10/14/15 4:20pm


Steve Jobs Imagines 'Nationwide' Internet in 1985 Interview

Sometimes it's easy to forget that Steve Jobs was once quite a visionary. His legacy has arguably been tarnished by stories of his need for total control, the bizarre antics at the end of his life, not to mention a shitty biopic starring Ashton Kutcher which hopefully won't be the last word on the man. But when you… »12/15/14 2:21pm12/15/14 2:21pm

Behind the scenes pictures of a NSFW Playboy photoshoot are so awkward

NSFW. This is NSFW guys. If you don't want to see body parts typical of a Playboy photo shoot, do not click. Anyway. NSFW. Here's a collection of images from photographer Patrick Van Dam's book Playboy Behind The Scenes. It shows how those iconic centerfold sausages are made and how hilariously awkward and unsexy it… »2/22/14 12:09am2/22/14 12:09am

Prada Marfa May Be Doomed to Demolishment

Marfa, Texas—the high-art colony on the West Texas plains—is home to work from the 20th century's most famous artists. But the town's simulacra of a luxury boutique, Prada Marfa, is by far its most well-known piece (it even appeared on Beyonce's Instagram, the highest measure of fame, last year). Now, it may face… »9/19/13 9:40am9/19/13 9:40am