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Author Patty Farmer talks about her latest books



The Plaza Gets Ready to Celebrate 110 Years

This is so cool…  I didn’t even know that the Plaza Hotel was doing this.  Special rates, special perks, and a copy of my newest book, Starring the Plaza!!!  Check out the ad and book your room today.


Celebrate 110 – The Plaza, A Fairmont Managed Hotel


Bonus Episode # 128: The History of the Playboy Clubs with author Patty Farmer

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Author Patty Farmer joined Gilbert Gottfried and Frank Santopadre here in the studio to discuss her latest book, PLAYBOY LAUGHS, in addition to more fascinating stories about The Plaza Hotel and a who’s who of entertainment industry legends.

Take a listen by clicking here.


Patty Farmer’s “Playboy Laughs: The Comedy, Comedians, and Cartoons of Playboy” on WGN with Rick Kogan



Rick talks to the great Patty Farmer about her new book, “Playboy Laughs: The Comedy, Comedians, and Cartoons of Playboy.” The two discuss how underrated the Playboy publications are and how much Playboy and Hugh Hefner did for entertainment. Patty talked about how, from 1960-1980, Playboy provided a stage for countless comedians and entertainers.

Feel free to listen to the interview in its entirety by clicking here.


Playboy Swings Press Event at the Plaza



CBS2 News – Los Angeles – Morning Show

Rick Garcia, Patty, Sharon Tay on CBS Morning Show

Rick Garcia, Patty, Sharon Tay on CBS Morning Show














KJAZZ interview with Author Patty Farmer

KJAZZ 88.1 Cal State University, Long Beach

KJAZZ 88.1
Cal State University, Long Beach


KJAZZ 88.1 California State University, Long Beach host Nick Tyler interviews Author Patty Farmer about her newest book, Playboy Swings.


Listen to the interview by clicking here.



RTVI, with Oleg Frish



Fox 32 Chicago



Nita Ketner – New Orleans WWOZ 90.7FM Blog

New Orleans WWOZ 90.7FM

New Orleans WWOZ 90.7FM

“Interviewing a host of musicians, magazine and club personnel, and former Bunnies, Patty Farmer, the author of new book Playboy Swings!: How Hugh Hefner and Playboy Changed The Face of Music, pieces together a fascinating tale of daring innovation that also led to a trailblazing TV show, a popular music festival, and a chain of high-end nightclubs, all of which served to push Hef’s first true love – jazz – further into the mainstream.”


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