A leather-bound pumpkin

For those of you who like throwing the big bucks at the fancy editions of Peanuts books, Easton Press now has turned their leather-binding, gold-stamping equipment on It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown: The Making of a Television Classic. It’ll run you about $80. Like all Easton Press editions, it’s not available through AAUGH.com; you gotta order it from Easton themselves. See all their in-print Peanuts books here.

Plate Expectations

It was on a trip to Las Vegas where I first ran into parking ticketing machines that actually read your license plate as you drove in, and printed the license number on your ticket. Now, as you may recall, my license plate has a picture of Snoopy and the word …

You know what would be a good title for a book?

Hmmm… maybe we should name the book something original, like… GOOD GRIEF!

Kaye Ballard, RIP

Kaye Ballard has died. She had places in the world of stage and screen, but it’s her recording career as a musical comedian that is of interest to the Peanuts fan. In 1962 she issued a recording of her doing Peanuts humor, based on her touring act at the time. …