Comment Email Copy Link Copied The end of an era came this month as Playboy ceased to publish nude pictorials in their magazines. Even with the rise of the Internet and such, it seems a loss. However, nature abhors a vacuum, and it seems some magazines are prepared to step into that slot. Other magazines have done the same, especially in Europe which is much more free in standards than the States. But others can be surprisingly open and flashing more skin than even Playboy could expect.