Fox News Flash top entertainment and celebrity headlines are here. Check out what's clicking today in entertainment. At age 65, Candace Collins Jordan is stripping down for Playboy again. The Southern Illinois native previously became a Playmate in December Before then, she was a Bunny at the Playboy Club in St.
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It seems unlikely, given the wording of the announcement and the state of print magazine-making, that it will ever return. Hard to imagine it now, but Playboy once felt forward-thinking and modern. Founded in , it was a significant force in the loosening of anti-obscenity laws regarding the press. By the early s, it was a huge success, soon expanding to open its namesake clubs all over the world. The magazine peaked in the early s at a circulation, breathtaking to see now, of 5.
A version of this story was published on March 1, It brought some glamour to a rural, sparsely-populated region where, as the saying went, cows outnumbered people. Now it feels almost like a lost city.
Scott Simon. Nancy Downey Caddick as a Playboy Bunny in the 60s. Courtesy Nancy Downey Caddick hide caption. I went to Chicago's Playboy Club for my 21st birthday.