Playboy Centerfold is Former Guitar Hero P.R. Rep

October 25, 2008 -

To my great surprise there was a plain brown envelope from Playboy Enterprises International in the GamePolitics post office box yesterday. Inside was the November issue.

After about three hours of perusing the magazine (in the interests of giving GP readers a complete and accurate report), I figured out the reason why Playboy sent the mag my way.

It seems that Miss November, Grace Kim, is a former publicist for Guitar Hero publisher Activision. The brief bio which accompanies her centerfold pictorial discusses her connection to the game: 

I play a mean game of Guitar Hero and I'm willing to challenge anybody. I must warn you I'm a very sore loser - at any game...

 

Grace says her ideal date is a round of Guitar Hero or Rock Band with perks.

Kotaku has a lengthy interview with Grace:

I had heard of an opening to work directly with the head director of Guitar Hero, so I applied, and I didn't think I'd get the job because there were so many applicants... but I also had a lot of PR experience. I was really blessed that they brought me on board. I think they appreciated my passion...

"Activision was getting annoyed [over the time demands of the Playboy picture shoots], and I wanted to keep my job [at first]... But my boss wasn't happy and I wasn't happy, and being a Playmate is a job. I really wanted to explore that area, and see where this path would take me. And, working so much for Activision kind of killed my love a little for Guitar Hero.

 


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Re: Playboy Centerfold is Former Guitar Hero P.R. Rep

Damn, halfshadow why you going around posting rude and un-nessacary comments, seriously come back when you stop acting like a jack ass.

 

 

 

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Re: Playboy Centerfold is Former Guitar Hero P.R. Rep

Obliviously you are a person with issues regarding gender and sex. Consequently I shall not waste anymore time responding to your pedantic & prudish - nay, childish viewpoint. Any discussion will likely fall on deaf ears and I don’t have time to squander on people like you.

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Re: Playboy Centerfold is Former Guitar Hero P.R. Rep

And yet you bothered to respond at all.

Golly, you sure showed me, champ.

Re: Playboy Centerfold is Former Guitar Hero P.R. Rep

Being a Playmate isn't a 'job', you whore.

Re: Playboy Centerfold is Former Guitar Hero P.R. Rep

Damn! That is pretty harsh and very wrong. Being a model is being a model. She is not making sex movies and even if she was that is her business.

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Re: Playboy Centerfold is Former Guitar Hero P.R. Rep

Really? So how do you put that down on a résumé, exactly? "Well, I can hold my pussy open with one hand while making an 'Oooh!' face, and I can also fondle my tits while making a 'You want some of this?' face."?

Re: Playboy Centerfold is Former Guitar Hero P.R. Rep

Is that Halo in the background? And Tiger Woods 09?

Shobidoo, the hardcore gamer

Re: Playboy Centerfold is Former Guitar Hero P.R. Rep

I'd let her work my fret board. GiggityGiggityGiggity! lol guitar humor, gota' love it.

Oh no! They are biting him... and stealing his pants!

Oh no! They are biting him... and stealing his pants!

Re: Playboy Centerfold is Former Guitar Hero P.R. Rep

"After about three hours of perusing the magazine (in the interests of giving GP readers a complete and accurate report)"

Right right right, just like I went through hundreds of old penthouse magazines so I could get a better understanding of the people vs. larry flynt. You know for purely an academic point of view.

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Re: Playboy Centerfold is Former Guitar Hero P.R. Rep

who wants to bet that lolicon Dave Cheung will have as much fun with this as he did with Jade Raymond?

岩「…Ace beats Jack」

岩「…I can see why Hasselbeck's worried about fake guns killing fake people. afterall, she's a fake journalist on a fake news channel」

Re: Playboy Centerfold is Former Guitar Hero P.R. Rep

"I want to be a serious PR person, but, tee-hee, being the masturbation fantasy for thousands of young boys is so much more rewarding...."

Re: Playboy Centerfold is Former Guitar Hero P.R. Rep

Let's not be sexist now. Don’t forget to include the girls too.  

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"The most difficult pain a man can suffer is to have knowledge of much and power over little" - Herodotus

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Re: Playboy Centerfold is Former Guitar Hero P.R. Rep

There's a link that probably won't stay for long. Bookmarked it anyway, cheers

Re: Playboy Centerfold is Former Guitar Hero P.R. Rep

Can I have the link then ... please?

My e-mail is rzollo@roadrunner.com

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"What for you bury me in the cold cold ground?" - Tasmanian devil

---------------------------------------------------- Debates are like merry go rounds. Two people take their positions then they go through the same points over and over and over again. Then when it's over they have the same positions they started in.

Re: Playboy Centerfold is Former Guitar Hero P.R. Rep

Sent - please feel free to remove your email now.

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"The most difficult pain a man can suffer is to have knowledge of much and power over little" - Herodotus

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Re: Playboy Centerfold is Former Guitar Hero P.R. Rep

It won't let me edit a response when someone replies to it, don't know why.

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 "What for you bury me in the cold cold ground?" - Tasmanian devil

---------------------------------------------------- Debates are like merry go rounds. Two people take their positions then they go through the same points over and over and over again. Then when it's over they have the same positions they started in.

Re: Playboy Centerfold is Former Guitar Hero P.R. Rep

Hmm... Yeah I read that before - oh well, maybe you can get one of the mods via the shourt box to remove it for you.

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Re: Playboy Centerfold is Former Guitar Hero P.R. Rep

SWEET! USDA select 100% pure unadulterated feminine beauty at its finest!

A little teaser for everyone: - zapped -

GP: the link was a bit much. I think we can see by the picture on the front page that Grace is an attractive woman.

 

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Re: Playboy Centerfold is Former Guitar Hero P.R. Rep

Lucky me. I got a FUKKEN SAVED on that one XD.

Re: Playboy Centerfold is Former Guitar Hero P.R. Rep

DAMN YOU DENNI.. Oh, hey Amy. *nervous laugh*

~You Could Be Mine, But You're Way Out Of Line..~

~You Could Be Mine, But You're Way Out Of Line..~

Re: Playboy Centerfold is Former Guitar Hero P.R. Rep

You might have wanted to add a NSFW tag to that.

Re: Playboy Centerfold is Former Guitar Hero P.R. Rep

Sorry about that. I forget to do stuff like that often since I'm the boss at work.

@GP - For what it is worth, I dont think linking to the source material is "a bit much" to be honest. It is no different than any other story you covered and have referenced direct and germane sources as well as supporting information sites. For example the court documents for JT's hearing.

 

Just because the topic is related to the human form does not change the nature of journalistic principles. Yes I did not put a NSFW notice initially - a social grace if you will, but other than that I don’t believe I was in error.

 

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"The most difficult pain a man can suffer is to have knowledge of much and power over little" - Herodotus

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Re: Playboy Centerfold is Former Guitar Hero P.R. Rep

:O

Re: Playboy Centerfold is Former Guitar Hero P.R. Rep

Didn't she used to be in the WWE as well? I think she came in about the time I stopped watching.

Also: I have serious doubts as to the validity of your source, can you put up a scanned PDF for "verification"?

Re: Playboy Centerfold is Former Guitar Hero P.R. Rep

That was Gail Kim, also Korean but from Canada. Apparently on her way back to WWE.

Re: Playboy Centerfold is Former Guitar Hero P.R. Rep

I play guitar hero 2 anyday with her, I play a mean combo o that cheap trick band song i like.

Magic Taco

Re: Playboy Centerfold is Former Guitar Hero P.R. Rep

Was that the only picture? :P

Re: Playboy Centerfold is Former Guitar Hero P.R. Rep

LOL Probably the only one he could post without being labelled as a 'Pornographer' by certain unemployed people ;)

Re: Playboy Centerfold is Former Guitar Hero P.R. Rep

How come she's holding a Rock Band guitar?

Re: Playboy Centerfold is Former Guitar Hero P.R. Rep

Because she actually says that she likes Rock Band more than Guitar Hero.

Re: Playboy Centerfold is Former Guitar Hero P.R. Rep

Honestly it look like it would work better for the photo anyways.  You can tell it's a controller, but it still has that "could be a guitar" look.  And the black & white design fits better with her clothes, without trying to fight for attention with added colors.  And yes, I do work with Photoshop jobs on the side so I tend to think of these things lol.  I also just noticed the Rock Band drums in the background...so it could also just be a nice "FU" to Activision since she left.

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Re: Playboy Centerfold is Former Guitar Hero P.R. Rep

 That was a joke. Ha.

 

sorry...

Re: Playboy Centerfold is Former Guitar Hero P.R. Rep

She explains it in a Myspace blog entry that I just found. Not hard to find either.

Re: Playboy Centerfold is Former Guitar Hero P.R. Rep

hahah

she is damn hot though!

Re: Playboy Centerfold is Former Guitar Hero P.R. Rep

agreed, she's quite cute for her age

岩「…Ace beats Jack」

岩「…I can see why Hasselbeck's worried about fake guns killing fake people. afterall, she's a fake journalist on a fake news channel」

Re: Playboy Centerfold is Former Guitar Hero P.R. Rep

fapfapfapfapfapfap....

 

Oh....erm....yeah.

Re: Playboy Centerfold is Former Guitar Hero P.R. Rep

Oh...that is just SO wrong lol

Jeremy Powers aka Zen
Panama City, Fl.

Zen aka Jeremy Powers
Editor and Host of the Zenspath Podcast (now on iTunes)
www.ZensPath.com
XBL: "PsychoticZen" PSN: "Zenspath"
Nintendo Network: "Psychoticzen", 3DS: "3024-7965-4819

Re: Playboy Centerfold is Former Guitar Hero P.R. Rep

But it *is* healthy..

~You Could Be Mine, But You're Way Out Of Line..~

~You Could Be Mine, But You're Way Out Of Line..~

Re: Playboy Centerfold is Former Guitar Hero P.R. Rep

'After about three hours of perusing the magazine (in the interests of giving GP readers a complete and accurate report)'

Hahahaha!!!

Re: Playboy Centerfold is Former Guitar Hero P.R. Rep

my sense of FAP just tingled!

 
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