Playboy Magazine: January 1979, 25th Anniversary Issue This special 25th anniversary issue offers a complete retrospective of Playboy's first 25 years, including a four page foldout with mini-photos of every cover and centerfold from 1953 to 1979, and a larger pictorial of former Playmates. Other Playboy staples, in addition to the Playmate of the month, include:Playboy Philosophy : Excerpts from 25 installments. Interview with Marlon Brando. Fiction by Arthur C. Clarke, John Updike and Tom Robbins. Articles by Ray Bradbury, Robert Morley, Gore Vidal and David Halberstam. Humor by, David Steinberg and Shel Silverstein. Pictorials featuring 25 Beautiful Years of Playboy Playmates, Playboys Playmate Review, Grin and Bare It, The Great Playmate Hunt and Interlude With the Undead, featuring text by Anne Rice. Cartoons by Jules Feiffer, Shel Silverstein and a Little Annie Fannie feature. Other Features , including Attire, Drink Recipes, Gifts, a forecast of Playboy's future, and much more.