What sort of man reads Playboy? So teased the campaign for the magazine. Playboy is now a magazine which no longer displays open chests and nipples, but even then, world renowned writers published their stories and interviews in the magazine and even our own Walid Joumblatt was interviewed on the pages of the magazine in July 1984. So what kind of man used to read Playboy? A sophisticated, worldly, travelling, educated one according to the statistics!