The Best Movies You (Probably) Never Heard Of

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Mae West once said that “you only go around once but if you do it right then once is enough.”  Well frankly I can’t think of anyone who got it right his first and only time around better then Hugh Hefner.

Much is being written about Hefner’s cultural impact, which has been huge.  His impact on the changing of sexual mores of this country has been tremendous.  While Playboy magazine will forever be most lionized for its centerfolds of incredibly beautiful, fully nude women, the publication has featured numerous short stories and articles by some of the best authors of the twentieth century (not just Norman Mailer).  A great lover of Jazz, Playboy was also renowned for its music criticism and his annual Playboy Jazz Festival – first held in Chicago in 1959 and not to be held again until 1979, when it became an annual event – has become…

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