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2011-05-31 16:21:00

NEW YORK, May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- WHO Members and celebrity supporters of the Save-The-Dress Campaign, including: Andrew Hansford, Curator of the Travilla Estate (Marilyn Monroe's costumer) & author of 'Dressing Marilyn' Darlene Newman, CEO of inQuicity & Executive Director of Save-The-Dress Campaign Liza St. John, Actress & Model who portrayed Marilyn Monroe on stage and in film Kate Shindle, Miss America (1998) & actress from stage, television and film Claire...

2011-05-26 07:58:00

NEW YORK, May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MARILYN MONROE 85TH BIRTHDAY PHOTO EXHIBIT OPENING NIGHT PARTY WITH RARE AND NEVER-BEFORE-SEEN PICTURES BY FAMED HOLLYWOOD WHAT: PHOTOGRAPHER MURRAY GARRETT WHEN: WEDNESDAY, JUNE 1, 2011 WHERE: WASHINGTON SQUARE HOTEL 103 WAVERLY PLACE NYC 10011 TIME: 6:00-8:00 PM (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110526/NY07120 ) Murray Garrett...

2011-05-19 09:29:00

CHICAGO, May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Playboy Enterprises, Inc. (PEI) announced today the introduction of i.Playboy.com, a web-based subscription service that gives users the opportunity to read, search and explore every issue of Playboy ever published. The service is optimized for the iPad and uses iPad functions. From the inaugural issue with Marilyn Monroe to the current issue with rock heiress Lizzy Jagger on the cover, iPlayboy features every pictorial, interview, Centerfold,...

2011-05-17 07:00:00

NEW YORK, May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Playboy Enterprises Global Licensing Senior Vice President and Creative Director Aaron Duncan announced his resignation and plans to focus solely on fashion e-commerce startup wonderMode.com as Founder and Chief Executive Officer. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110517/NY02957 ) "I'm excited for this move forward and applying what I've learned during my career to build a global fashion marketplace online," said Duncan who...

2011-05-16 07:56:00

NEW YORK, May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, June 1st, what would have been screen goddess Marilyn Monroe's 85th birthday, the Washington Square Hotel will showcase an exhibition of rare, never-before-seen photos of Marilyn Monroe from the personal archives of legendary Hollywood photographer Murray Garrett. Murray Garrett was one of Hollywood's most sought-after photographers from the early 1950's to the late 1970's, the "go-to" photographer for stars, movie studios and personal...

2011-05-10 11:24:00

CHICAGO, May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The legendary Playboy Mansion Cannes is returning and promises to be the place to see and be seen during the Cannes Film Festival, Wednesday, May 11 -- Thursday, May 26, 2011. This year, Playboy has tapped renowned lifestyle designer Richard Nilsson as Residence Superieur. Nilsson's exclusive Villa Oxygene will be transformed into Playboy Mansion Cannes and will host the most lavish and memorable soirees on the Riviera. "Playboy is thrilled to be...

2011-05-06 00:00:29

Celebrity Jennifer Nicole Lee a few years back was inducted to the "unofficial hall of internet fame" as being coined by E! Entertainment as one of the "Hottest Women on the Web". Today, she enjoys the title of "Sexiest Woman on YouTube," and also one of the "Hottest Women of 2011" with a whopping 4 million plus views, over 650 posted videos, and comments that keep pouring in. Many of the requests of her fans are "when are you going to make us all happy and pose in Playboy?" Her answer is...

2011-04-25 12:05:00

LOS ANGELES, April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Thalians 55th Anniversary Gala at the Playboy Mansion on April 30 is shaping up to be a jam-packed evening of music and comedy...and surprises. The Thalians will honor the iconic Hugh M. Hefner for a lifetime of philanthropy with the annual "Mr. Wonderful" award and also pays tribute to UCLA's Operation Mend. According to event chairs Kira and Bob Lorsch, the evening features an all-star entertainment line-up including Roastmaster General...

2011-04-13 13:28:00

CHICAGO, April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- For the sixth time in its 58-year history, Playboy magazine has released its list of Top 10 Party Schools. The much-talked-about rankings, featured in the magazine's May 2011 issue (on newsstands and online at www.playboydigital.com Friday, April 15) were determined by Playboy's editors with input from students, fans of Playboy's social media pages, alumni, feedback from Playboy campus representatives at schools across the country, and interviews...

2011-03-29 12:41:00

LOS ANGELES, March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Thalians, the entertainment industry's leading nonprofit organization dedicated to the treatment of mental health, will honor Hugh M. Hefner for a lifetime of philanthropy with the annual "Mr. Wonderful" award at their 55th Anniversary Gala at the Playboy Mansion, April 30, 2011. Timothy A. Miller, M.D., Chief of the Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, and Executive Director and Chief...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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