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Where Eagles Dare To Edit

Eagle-eyed AAUGH Blog reader David noted that for this year’s Peanuts desk calendar, they’re reformatting the 1971 strips into narrower panels… and that’s not the only change. Check the last few words – where the original January 16, 1971 strip had said “just walk around”, in now says “just walkS …

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New releases

REVIEW: Peanuts mini comic books

The new series of Peanuts mini comic books issued by The Charles Schulz Museum are some of the more expensive Peanuts books ever issued. After all, for a normal Peanuts book, you just have to walk over to the bookstore and give them money, but for these supposedly “free” mini …

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Upcoming releases

A Snoopy Tale cover reveal

Here we have the cover for the upcoming Peanuts storybook A Snoopy Tale, based on the forthcoming Apple TV+ series The Snoopy Show.

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book adaptations of A Charlie Brown Christmas

2021 shall not be a barren year, in the most vital way

Coming in September is the the thing that mankind cherishes most of all (well, at least if I’m a totally random sample): a new book edition of  A Charlie Brown Christmas. Oh, not totally new. This is Running Press, who have recycled the same little 128 page mini-book edition since …

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General

that girl, that ball, that quality

I was walking through the early morning, getting my exercise and listening to the most recent episode of Amicus, my first sampling the podcast of the great journalist Dahlia Lithwick, This episode (and it looks like a few episodes in a row before) was focused on the various ways in which …

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New releases

From the “my views are reality, your views are bias” pile

The new, brief Schulz biography Charles Schulz: an Account for the Young and the Casually Curious, is a self-published, print-on-demand effort with a stated mission. Author Matt Trimble says that other biographies “are often laced with the author’s own interpretations and biases. Therefore, I have attempted to compile a brief, …

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Discounts

Discount caring

Kohl’s is dumping the remaining copies of their  stuffed-Snoopy-and-a-book-adaptation-of-A-Charlie-Brown-Christmas bundle for half off. That’s a $9 item cut down to $4.50, with free shipping if you order at least $75 worth of stuff — and hey, seventeen stuffed Snoopies might be a good thing to have, should Christmas ever come …

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General

Welcome to 2021

  On Christmas, my kids gave me this daily-updatable Peanuts calendar figure – Charlie Brown with a book, how appropriate for me. And this morning I was tempt to set it to DECEMBER 32, just to make it look like the troublesome year that we just went through was going …

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Administrative

Officially unofficial

I just stumbled across as link to AAUGH.com referring to it as “the official Peanuts website.” Boy, no. I doubt any of the regular readers are harboring that illusion, but in case you are: this site is independently owned and operated. It does not operate under the control, approval, or …

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Classic finds

Mr. Head-round und the hound

The AAUGH.com Reference Library has been improved with the addition of Charlie Brown und Snoopy, which is a 1970 German translation of World Publishing’s 1968 adaptation of the 1968 TV special “He’s Your Dog, Charlie Brown”. This is an example of something that I’ve seen very few examples of: foreign language …

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