What Sort of Man Reads Playboy? Ads from 1958-1974

What Sort of Man Reads Playboy

1966

At it’s height in 1972 Playboy magazine had a circulation of over 7 million copies per month and the New Yorker was reporting that almost 25% of college men were purchasing the magazine every month. Despite running the “What Sort of Man Reads Playboy?” campaign for over fifteen years Hugh Hefner was still trying to persuade advertisers that men were looking at anything but the pictures. These ads weren’t so much aimed at prospective readers but prospective advertisers.

Flashbak looked at more ‘What Kind of Men Read Playboy” ads here.

 

What Sort of Man Reads Playboy

1958

 

 

What Sort of Man Reads Playboy

1964

 

 

What Sort of Man Reads Playboy

1969

 

 

What Sort of Man Reads Playboy? 1962 2

1962

 

What Sort of Man Reads Playboy? 1965 3

1965

 

What Sort of Man Reads Playboy? 1960 4

1960

 

What Sort of Man Reads Playboy? 1969 5

1969

 

What Sort of Man Reads Playboy? 1973 6

1973

 

What Sort of Man Reads Playboy 1962 8

1962

 

What Sort of Man Reads Playboy? 1967 9

1967

 

What Sort of Man Reads Playboy? 1958 10

1958

 

What Sort of Man Reads Playboy? 1958 11

1958

 

What Sort of Man Reads Playboy? 1970 12

1970

What Sort of Man Reads Playboy? 1966 13

1966

 

What Sort of Man Reads Playboy? 1960 14

1960

 

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