What a waste
So, Playboy magazine, Philippines edition is officially out. Great right? Not. In Playboy Philippines, there will be no nudity. The magazine was launched last April 2, 2008 at an event in Sofitel. What a shame, what a waste. A “joke,” I say.
It’s a disgrace to the “Hef.” Ok, I’ll stop there, as I might already have established my sentiments clearly. The magazine targets 30 year old and above males. Ah, vis a vis, it is not competing against FHM, Maxim and UNO. Who are they out to get then? Manual? Manifesto? Rogue? May competition ba sa serye na yun?
In their maiden issue, the cover girl is Priscilla Meirelles. Their editor-in-chief is Beting Dolor. They have 5 (or 4?) Palanca awardees as writers – wow! what a selling point! The first issue also has features on “The Pinays of Playboy past,” Chiz Escudero and WWE Diva Maria “in the nude.”
I understand Playboy franchises in other countries are not as racy as the U.S. one. Wastes as well I guess. As I’m writing this, I’ve already read some violent reactions from some “organizations.” Wala na ngang nudity eh, ano pa pinuputok ng budhi nyo? Anyway, all I’m saying is why did they (owners) have to go through all this shit to use Playboy’s name? Although maybe this is good for Philippine porn; as we all know the likes of FHM “slips a little nip” every once in a while. Maybe this is the start of the “movement.” I guess I have to get my hands on an issue first. Although for now, Playboy Philippines = boo!
April 8, 2008; realized something just now. Priscilla Meirelles, a Brazilian national, for the very first issue of Playboy PHILIPPINES. Poor, pinays.