Peanuts is everywhere

No book news here. I just couldn’t help noting how the Peanuts hits the world in many places, in many ways. Between finding a page of praise of Schulz from the Pakistan Observer (which judging by their trying to pin recent terrorist attacks on the CIA, is not a lover of all things American) and seeing Peanuts used as allegory for the economic bailout situation, I’d say the cultural presence of Charlie Brown and his cohorts continues unabated.

New releases
Space Snoopy

Folks are bopping around article links to a statement that “Snoopy”, the module from Apollo X that was discarded into space, may have been located by investigators who were looking for it (which makes them, I suppose, both searchers and researchers, much like some folks are simultaneously tired and retired.) …

Schulz/Peanuts news
Gimme gimme gimme

So I know you’ve been thinking “I forgot to get the AAUGH Blogger anything for his birthday. What can I do to make up for it?” You can get me this:It is one of four Peanuts originals currently up for auction at Sotheby’s (thanks to not-that-Jean for the tip), and …

Comic-Con
Peanuts back in space!

The Peanuts folks have put outĀ a press releaseĀ announcing a new effort with NASA, the National Air and Space Administration, about their plans to generate new educational content and a school curriculum for teaching about deep space exploration. They say that more details will be released at Comic-Con next week. This …