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The Playboy Guide to Bachelor Parties

Everything You Need to Know About Planning the Groom's Rite of Passage-From Simple to Sinful

About The Book

Most bachelor parties are flawed in some way -- boring, predictable, uncomfortable, expensive, unstructured. The culprit: bad planning. The Playboy Guide to Bachelor Parties makes a great gift for any man, whether he's planning a traditional raunchy boozefest or a more civilized affair of steaks and scotch. Learn what usually goes wrong and why; the who, when, and where of invitations; how much the night will cost; the ins and outs of cigars, booze, and limousines; and last-minute bachelor party ideas.
There are more options than you think! Activities range from the PG-rated fishing, golfing, skydiving, and whitewater rafting to the R-rated strippers and shot glasses. Do you know how to toast the groom? How to call for a stripper—and not get scammed? And what to tell your girlfriend the next day? Playboy, in its 50th year of celebrating bachelorhood, knows best.
• Contains complete listings of possible party activities and prices
• Includes complete city guides for hotspots like Las Vegas, New Orleans, and Tijuana
• Explains brothel terms and stripper scams
• Saves party planners money and hassles
• Offers a mix-and-match activity chart and to-do checklist
• Loaded with entertaining trivia, quotes, toasts, and classic Playboy cartoons

About The Author

Photo Credit: Peter B. Cury

James Oliver Cury, former lifestyle editor at, is a regular contributor to Playboy magazine and has written for Details, SPIN, Entertainment Weekly, and other national magazines. He lives in New York City.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Touchstone (May 27, 2003)
  • Length: 256 pages
  • ISBN13: 9780743245623

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Lonnie Hanover Scores spokesman This book has it all. The author explains in a clear and precise manner everything you should know about planning a bachelor party.

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