Why Playboy Magazine says it's time to cover up

q's pop culture panel on Playboy's move away from nudes, SNL's shot at gun culture, and Lady Gaga's stint on American Horror Story.
Darine Stern poses on the October 1971 cover of Playboy. The gentleman's magazine, which brought nudity into America's living rooms decades ago, has announced that it will no longer run photos of completely naked women. (Playboy/The Associated Press)

Shad wrangles q's pop culture panel — this week: Stephen Marche of Esquire, Chatelaine's Rachel Giese and Emily Keeler of the National Post — to weigh in on the most discussed entertainment stories of the past week.

At issue today

  • Playboy is going PG. Why the iconic men's magazine is abandoning nude photos
  • Amy Schumer and Saturday Night Live take aim at gun culture.
  • Lady Gaga stars in this season of American Horror Story — a chilling reinvention that is earning applause. 

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