Stephanie Branton's Cajun Heat

Get ready to squeeze the last out of summer with our sizzling September 2014 issue, featuring model and newly inducted playmate Stephanie Branton on the cover. The issue, on newsstands Tuesday August 19th and available for purchase here, also features these highlights:

The Playboy Interview: James Spader: Stephen Rebello uncovers why the eccentric actor insists he lives life without a plan, even as his career skyrockets.

20Q with Frank Miller: The comic book genius considers the impact of his work on the world.

Pigskin Preview: Playoffs are coming to college football. Bruce Feldman breaks down the long-awaited change.

Perfidia: A criminologist learns to balance brains with instinct in James Ellroy's latest noir thriller.

Take It Outside: Cooler temperatures are no reason to stay off the grill. Our guide will have you braving the elements well into fall.