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Charlie Brown is adamant

Charlie Brown is particular adamant in French. From the cover of Te fais pas de bile, Charlie Brown, Canada, 1973.

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Not That Charlie Brown

Me and Charlie Brown archives

When digging into those Schulz/Kelly letters, at first I missed what else it is that the Minnesota History Center has on hand – the original paste-ups and other material related to Me and Charlie Brown: a Book of Good Griefs. This is a book that was written by the original Charlie …

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General

Judaism in Peanuts

I was thinking today about the December 23, 1970 strip, the one that starts thusly: This is, to the best of my recollection and research, the only mention of post-Biblical Judaism in the entire run of the strip. It slides into Linus and Santa discussion the Maccabees and the temple, …

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Classic finds

Charles Schulz on Peanuts books

Writer Luke Epplin pointed to some material I had not seen before, some of which is right up the alley here at Peanuts book central. It’s correspondence from 1954 between Schulz and the great Walt Kelly. Schulz had this to say about collections of his own work: My book is …

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Schulz/Peanuts news

Snoopy in space again

There’s a Snoopy in space right now! #AstronautSnoopy is floating in the Thanksgiving Day Parade and in space! Watch him aboard the @Space_Station with @nasa Astronauts @Astro_Christina and @Astro_Jessica. pic.twitter.com/XEAJ7X3HRu — PEANUTS (@Snoopy) November 28, 2019 (If you’re getting this through email and can’t play the video, click here.)

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Schulz/Peanuts news

THE BALLOONS ARE A-GO!

Astronaut Snoopy shall fly today!!

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General

The AAUGH Blogger’s Annual Gifting Philosophy Guide

I write just about the same post every ear. At least, I think I do.I don’t go back an look. But here goes. Do not let gift gathering ruin your holidays. So many people stress out about finding all the right stuff, finding all the stuff in general, this time …

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Schulz/Peanuts news

Will Astronaut Snoopy be grounded?

Due to predicted high winds in New York, parade organizers are waiting until tomorrow morning to decide whether the new Astronaut Snoopy balloon, as well as all the other balloons, will take part in Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade. It would be a shame to waste a good balloon. If they can’t …

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New releases

Review: For the Love of Peanuts

I’m reviewing For the Love of Peanuts: Contemporary Artists Reimagine the Iconic Characters of Charles M. Schulz, the new collection of heavily-branded art by the Peanuts Global Artist Collective, at an odd time. You see, earlier this week a work by another heavily-branded artist, Kaws, sold for $14 million… despite the …

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Nat news

A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving… AAUGH Blog style

Two weeks ago, a member of the family noted that they didn’t really want to put up with tie big Thanksgiving meal this year. As the only thing I’d purchase for it was the crescent rolls, and one family member really wanted a “family event”, I offered up this alternative: …

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