Playboy's new site is safe for work? ... Aw, Hef's such a kidder

Buzzblog boldly goes where many of you dare not ... at least while in the office

Ever since Playboy announced that it intended to launch a new Web site called The Smoking Jacket that we were promised would be safe for everyone to read at work, I've been anxious to see whether the legendary Hugh Hefner could -- or would -- actually produce such a thing.  

The site launched officially today, soooo .... Is it really safe for work?

Let's put it this way: I'm not sure the rest of this blog post is safe for work.

However, if you're going to take a chance and check it out, here's a peek at what you'll see on the homepage (pictured above):

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The photograph dominating the page features a buxom brunette (you knew that already) in a frilly black bra holding what appears to be a smoking jacket. Caption: "That's One Smokin' Jacket!"

Ugh. We've established lame if not safe for work.

In the upper right-hand corner of the page is a teaser touting one of those famous Playboy articles that guys who don't look at the pictures read: "How to get laid at work."

What? You were expecting John Updike?

Under "Most Recent Posts," we are beckoned to embrace these headlines:

"7 Signs That You Have Given Up on Getting Laid."

"Gemma's Bikini Workout, Boob Job Benefits, Audrina's Bongos and more ..."

"Americans Totally Dig STD-like Sensations"

Yeah, that last one had me scratching my head, too.

Finally, down near the bottom of the page there is something called "Hot Off The Presses" that proclaims: "Katy's melons will explode with candy, like a tit-pinata."

Would someone please run that by an HR professional to see if it's safe for work?

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