This month’s Playboy cover features Marge Simpson:


In order to attract as many hits as possible, the Huffington Post featured a slide show asking “Who’s Hotter” and presenting no fewer than 25 Playboy covers to compare.

Ironically, the slide show did not contain the Playboy cover that inspired the Simpson drawing. Behold Darine Stern, the first black woman on the cover of Playboy (1971):


I wonder how she managed to get left out of the slide show.   Hmmm.  No other black women made it in either.


Lisa Wade is a professor of sociology at Occidental College. You can follow her on Twitter and Facebook.