Challenges at Playboy Enterprises

Hefner:    Well, I think the most successful media brands understood sometime ago that the mission is really to deliver content across all the platforms that consumers are embracing and indeed to sell that audience to advertisers.  So, for example, for Playboy Enterprises, we were the first national magazine to go up on the web back in 1994.  We’ve been delivering content via mobile for over five years.  And our mantra is to kind of grow our audience and grow our ad sales overall.

Christie Hefner discusses how she plans to grow the media conglomerate.

Calling out Cersei Lannister: Elizabeth Warren reviews Game of Thrones

The real Game of Thrones might be who best leverages the hit HBO show to shape political narratives.

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Politics & Current Affairs
  • Sen. Elizabeth Warren argues that Game of Thrones is primarily about women in her review of the wildly popular HBO show.
  • Warren also touches on other parallels between the show and our modern world, such as inequality, political favoritism of the elite, and the dire impact of different leadership styles on the lives of the people.
  • Her review serves as another example of using Game of Thrones as a political analogy and a tool for framing political narratives.
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Following sex, some men have unexpected feelings – study

A new study shows that some men's reaction to sex is not what you'd expect, resulting in a condition previously observed in women.

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Sex & Relationships
  • A new study shows men's feelings after sex can be complex.
  • Some men reportedly get sad and upset.
  • The condition affected 41% of men in the study
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