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Mitchell Ryan, Actor in ‘Lethal Weapon’ and ‘Dharma & Greg,’ Dies at 88

Mitchell Ryan, the square-jawed character actor who played a heroin-smuggling retired general in the first Lethal Weapon movie, an ex-con on Dark Shadows and an obnoxious father on Dharma & Greg, has died. He was 88. Ryan died Friday of congestive heart failure at his home in Los Angeles, his stepdaughter Denise Freed told The Hollywood Reporter. Ryan was perhaps […]

Peter Bogdanovich, Oscar-Nominated Director and Champion of Hollywood’s Golden Age, Dies at 82

Peter Bogdanovich, the Oscar-nominated writer-director of The Last Picture Show whose career, which also included hits like What’s Up, Doc? and Paper Moon, put him on a path toward living up to the example of those like Orson Welles and John Ford he so lionized, has died. He was 82. Bogdanovich died shortly after midnight Thursday at his home in […]

Dick Rosenzweig, Longtime Playboy Executive, Dies at 84

Dick Rosenzweig, whose 61-year tenure with Playboy Enterprises included serving as president and executive producer of the Playboy Jazz Festival, has died. He was 84.

Playboy’s L.A. Pop-Up Celebrates New “Woke” Iteration of Men’s Magazine

A Playboy pop-up celebrates the all-new quarterly, and very 'woke', iteration of the mag, and will include events like a Roxane Gay lecture; a "Free the Nipple" debate; and a panel on the "future of masculinity."

Hugh Hefner’s Personal Typewriter Sells for Over $160,000 in Charity Auction

Hugh Hefner, the late founder of the Playboy media empire, had a number of personal items from his collection auctioned for charity over the weekend by Julien's Auctions.

Who Will Pay $2,000 to Own Hugh Hefner’s Silk Pajamas?

Fourteen months after Hugh Hefner's death, a load of his prized possessions including his infamous silk pajamas will be up for sale, with proceeds set to benefit his civil liberties foundation.

Hugh Hefner Pajamas, Captain’s Hat and Playboy Items Up for Auction

Hugh Hefner's property will go up for auction to benefit his foundation, with pieces including Playboy paraphernalia and personal items.

‘Hugh Hefner’s After Dark: Speaking Out in America’: Film Review | Telluride 2018

Brigitte Berman's doc 'Hugh Hefner's After Dark: Speaking Out in America' explores the Playboy founder's short but politically progressive television career.

Hugh Hefner Honored as Playboy’s First Solo Male Cover Star

For the first time ever, the magazine will feature a man alone on the cover, using a 1965 portrait of the late founder.

Hugh Hefner: The Sad Secrets of His Final Years Revealed

He'd cultivated an image as a notorious womanizer throughout his life, but he had become an elderly man, living amidst the clutter of his past.

Playboy’s First Black Playmate Reflects on Hugh Hefner’s Legacy

Jennifer Jackson, the first black woman to be a Playboy Bunny and a centerfold in the magazine (as Miss March 1965), recalls Hefner's role in her groundbreaking pictoral: “Hef was kind of like a pimp, a high-class pimp.”

A Reporter’s First Visit to the Playboy Mansion: Everyone Got Naked

The first party THR's correspondent Bill Higgins attended at Hugh Hefner's estate was also the best.