Friday, August 7, 2015

It is Like This.....

 Shel Silverstein - Playboy 1965 

In addition to being the man behind beloved children's books The Giving Tree, Where The Sidewalk Ends, and others, author and poet Shel Silverstein also earned his keep creating cartoons for Playboy.

In 1965, before the Stonewall Rebellion, Hugh Hefner & Co. sent Silverstein to report on Fire Island's burgeoning gay scene. "Shel's most recent (and most unusual) Playboy assignment: to relax, as best he could, for a week at a high-camp summer resort,"

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