The Playboy Interview: Late-Night Talkers

The Playboy Interview: Late-Night Talkers

Editors of Playboy Magazine


in regards to the sequence: In mid-1962, Playboy founder Hugh Hefner used to be given a partial transcript of an interview with Miles Davis. It lined jazz, after all, however it additionally integrated Davis’s ruminations on race, politics and tradition. involved, Hef despatched the writer—future Pulitzer Prize–winning writer Alex Haley, an unknown on the time—back to glean much more opinion and perception from Davis. The ensuing alternate, released within the September 1962 factor, turned the 1st legit Playboy Interview and kicked off a extraordinary run of public inquisition that keeps today—and that has featured almost about each cultural titan of the prior part century.
To rejoice the interview’s fiftieth anniversary, the editors of Playboy have assembled thirteen compilations of the magazine’s so much (in)famous interviews—from great mouths and wild males to activities gods and literary mavericks. here's our number of 12 interviews with the main enticing evening hosts.

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