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Michael Kaplan is a journalist based in Brooklyn, NY. He has written for publications such as Details, Wired, Playboy, and New York Times Magazine, covers gambling for Cigar Aficionado, and is the author of four books.
Michael Kaplan’s Recent Articles
Apr 20, 2017
How I Make $300,000 a Year Stripping in Vegas
I first caught sight of Sydney two years ago watching the Pacquiao vs. Mayweather match on TV.
Aug 4, 2016
How I Won Millions in Casinos, Then Lost It All, and Wound Up in Handcuffs
If you own a casino, a woman known as Miss Brown ranks among your worst nightmares.
Sex + Dating
Jul 18, 2016
Inside One Man's Obsessive Quest to Create a Million-Dollar Vibrator
All visionaries have their obsessions.
Sex + Dating
Feb 13, 2016
The Joys, Hardships, and Logistical Challenges of Life With a 10.5-Inch Penis
Lexington Steele answers the door of his home on the outskirts of Los Angeles.
Jul 16, 2015
How I Make $200k a Year Demanding Money From Men Online
This past January, during the run-up to the annual Adult Video News Awards in Vegas, two provocatively clad women told me about a guy who gave them $84,000.
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