Patty Farmer is acknowledged as the leading expert on all things pertaining to music, entertainmentand the entertainersof Playboy. Shes also a businesswoman and former model, and has followed the entertainment industry as an insider, as well as an avid fan and archivist all her life. Her work draws upon a lifetime of friendship and socializing among personalities and celebrities around the world. In her previous book, The Persian Room Presents, she transported readers back to the halcyon days of New York City nightlife. Patty splits her time between New York, Texas, and France.
"I want to thank Patty Farmer for understanding the importance of gathering all of this material together and making it fun to read and think about. ReadingPlayboy Laughs, full of backstage stories about those days, took me back there like it was yesterday." -- Bill Marx, Pianist, composer, arranger, and Son of Harpo "Playboy has published some of the most talented cartoonists and writers of our time. Patty Farmer captures the essence of this golden period through her colorful profiles and interviews." -- Leonard Maltin, film critic and historian