At the television critics summer press tour, Gloria Steinem, the feminist writer who famously worked as a bunny at the Playboy Club in order to write an article about it, was asked what she thought about NBC's plans to air a dramatic series based on the goings on at the Chicago club in the 1960s. instead, it's somewhere in between, neither fish nor fowl (nor extraterrestrial), and that's a problem." Steinem finds herself in the company of conservative parents' groups that have accused the network of promoting pornography by glamorizing the club. Steinem appeared at the TCA tour to promote the upcoming HBO documentary, Gloria In Her Own Words .