Minor book notes

  • AAUGH Blog reader Steve points out that The Basics of Licensing uses Peanuts as an example several times in the book. Peanuts and licensing – what will they think of next?
  • Those of you still looking for a copy of the new Peanuts comic book can find them through third-party sellers on Amazon, although shipping will pretty much double the price. On the other hand, the price on the upcoming book collection of the issues is down to under nine-and-a-half bucks at the moment, and will have free shipping if you make it part of a qualified $25 order or if you have Amazon Prime. You may want to preorder now to lock in that low price.
  • The new Wendy’s Kids Meal kids-under-three book is Wendy Loves Colors. No sign of Peanuts anywhere. >sniff< End of an era, it is…
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. …