JANUARY 2016 ISSUE

JANUARY 2016 ISSUE

PICTORIALS

2016 PET OF THE YEAR PLAYOFF

Our 2015 centerfolds face off.

POP SHOTS

Sideshow impresario Jim Rose art directs an erotic pictorial.

SHE’S READY FOR HER CLOSE-UP

Pet of the Month Christiana Cinn

SAPPHIC SLEEPOVER

Alyssa & Tiffany

ICONIC IMAGERY

J. Steven Hicks’s December 1995 photo set of Taylor


FULL FRONTAL

11 A quick-hits guide to entertainment.


LIFE ON TOP

HEALTH & FITNESS

HOW TO BURN FAT WITHOUT RUNNING

Four cardio exercises to try if you really hate to run. By Joe Vennare

AUTO FOCUS

WIND OF CHANGE

One of the most well-designed cars of the 1930s, the 1937 Lincoln Zephyr. By Jonathan Ward

TECH

SIMPLY BETTER

Familiar gear that’s improved for the New Year. By Crispin Boyer.

SCOUNDREL

NEW YEAR’S EVOLUTION

How to jump-start your sex life in 2016.

THE GOODS

SNOW BUSINESS

Stock up for winter with downhill gear. By Crispin Boyer.

THE POUR HOUSE

HARD PROOF

The world’s strongest and most versatile spirit. By Joshua M. Bernstein.


COLUMNS

HOUSECALL

EDITOR’S NOTE

FORUM

READERS’ EXPLOITS

EMBRACE THE SUCK

CHRISTMAS STORIES

It’s been 14 years since 9/11, which means it’s been 14 years since America was a nation at peace. By Matt Gallagher.

BACK IN A FLASH

STEVE BYRNE

Tattoos now permeate the mainstream culture, but let’s not lose sight of the medium’s history. By Dan Smith.

WASHINGWOOD

GOD SAVE THE QUEEN

When it comes to the 2016 presidential election, is the throne there for Hillary Clinton’s taking? By Steve Faber.

PET CONFIDENTIAL

SKIN DIAMOND

Penthouse Pet Sam Phillips profiles our 2015 Pet of the Year Runner-Up.

SEX ED

CARNAL KNOWLEDGE

The best way to light your bedroom for sex, and how to prep for a rimjob. By Martin Downs, MPH

STAND-UP GUYS

MORE NOW THAN EVER

Comedian Marc Maron talks about his new special, and interviewing both President Obama and Keith Richards. Interview by John Bolster

BUNNY TALES

TAYLOR LEE

Introducing one of the lovely ladies of the Bunny Ranch empire.

ILLUSTRATED FORUM

MY TOP TWO

One guy and his sexy date get lucky at a coworker’s party.

WORKING STIFF

HE GIVES THEM THE SHAFT

A horny car salesman gets girls to grab his stick shift. As told to Ronnie Koenig

PARTING SHOT

PET OF THE YEAR PLAYDATE

Pets of the Year Jamie Lynn and Heather Vandeven come together.


FEATURES

BEER RUNS WITH REFUGEES

In the midst of a Europe-wide crisis, one reporter visited a large camp of refugees in France. Things didn’t go quite as expected. By John Rico

STILL LIVIN’ LONG

Rodney Crowell, a towering presence in country music for decades, is still at the top of his game. Interview by Alanna Nash

WHERE THE GIRLS ARE

These wild winter festivals are surprisingly hot. By Kara Wahlgren