Playboy founder Hugh Hefner left
Hugh Hefner started publishing magazine ‘Playboy’ from home kitchen in 1953. Once upon a time, it became the world’s highest-selling ‘men’s’ magazine for adults.When this magazine was top of success, it was sold at a maximum of 70 million copies in the month. Although many of his published international magazines seem to be ‘indecent’ or ‘dirty’, this magazine is the pioneer of sex revolution.
Hefner’s son, Cooper Hefner, said, “Many will miss the father.”
In a statement, respecting his father, Cooper Hefner said, “He was a pioneer in the media and culture premises. His life was exceptional. He has worked on free thinking, democratic rights and sexual freedom.” Hugh Hefner has created a fantasy world for millions of men
But the difference with most readers is that henna has lived the life of the fantasy. In the 1950s and 60s, Americans created a new generation of people who enjoyed life in different standards.
Political activist and philanthropist, This person has not only established a magazine, he has created a type of lifestyle through it.
Apart from this, the popular ‘Bow-Tie Wearing Rabit’ logo of its newly launched Playboy logo is the most recognized brand of the twentieth century.
Hugh Marston Hefner was born in Chicago on April 9, 1926. His parents were both teachers. His religious views were strong enough
He worked as a writer in the US Army. Hefner graduated in psychology or psychology, started working as a copywriter of Men’s Magazine named ‘Escuar’.
In 1953, he took the initiative to publish Playboy Magazine, borrowing $ 8,000 for the first publication Hefner
However, if the first version was not sold in time, Hefner took the date from that version.
Hefner’s mother gave a thousand dollars for publication. “He had a great faith in me because his faith in the initiative I had taken his son,” said Hefner.
At first, he had plans to keep the name ‘Stag’, but in the last moment, he changed his name. “Can you think a group of horns in the clubs are roaming around?”
In Playboy’s first edition, some nude photographs of Marilyn Monroe were released, which Heinfar bought for $ 200
The pictures were taken for a calendar of 1949.
Do not tell the fate or decision, why Hefner’s playboy publication time was just right.
Apart from Alfred Kinesis report about the use, beliefs and practices of sexual conduct, sexual intercourse at that time was a ‘taboo’
“Kinsi was a researcher. And I was a book writer” -Heu Hefner after a few days after the release of Playboy said
Rabbit or rabbit
In the post-war American society, the middle-class men in the middle of the class will be the ‘Playboy Magazine’ as the Bible.
In the magazine, the attractive pictures of women dressed in stereotypical dresses were combined with great coordination and the kind of articles that were published in the fifties of the city.
“I never thought this as a sex magazine. I always thought it was a lifestyle piece, and sex was a major part of the subject here.” – Hefner
More than 50 thousand copies of it were sold in the first week.
Hefner found that this magazine, published in the market Because, at that time, magazines are mainly highlighted for people, shooting and fishing and fishing issues.
On the other hand, another speciality of the magazine was its rabbit or rabbit logo.
Art Paul, who designed the b-typed rabbit logo, was designed It is a great brand for decades.
In 1955, Héfner published a short story by Charles Beaumont. The topic of the story was that the number of homosexuals in the world is high and straight men, men and women are being oppressed.
But then get a lot of letters, where the angry response to the story
“In any society, if the opposite sex is a crime to be the victim of oppression, then it is also a crime against gay men in the oppression.” – The letter is a thing
Referring to gay marriage a few years later, she said, “We are fighting for the rights of all of us.”
Starting the campaign that needs the change in the society, the magazine is a magazine. Such issues as the Liberal Drugs and Abortion Issues also get much importance in the Playboy Magazine.
Playboy magazine continues to dominate the next twenty years. At the peak of popularity in the early seventies, more than seventy million copies were sold at that time. BBC