Super Bowl Snoopy

There will be at least one Peanuts ad during the Super Bowl, and those who’ve already seen it are saying nice things about it. (Me, I’m actually avoiding it until airtime; there’s a big party here at AAUGH Central, and it’s a non-football crowd, so our biggest pleasure is in sharing opinions on the ads.)

But, of course, Peanuts and the Super Bowl bring to mind You’re in the Super Bowl, Charlie Brown, a special which has not seen air in a long time and has not been released on DVD (I presume both are due to problems with licensing the Super Bowl name and trappings from the NFL). However, VHS copies are easy to come by, as this special got wide distribution through an unusual means – copies were sold at Shell gas stations nationwide.

Animated Peanuts
It’s the Pop-up Pumpkin, Charlie Brown

In a few days, Hallmark is releasing another book adaptation of It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown. This is one of the times that they try to give you a surprise of one pop-up in a book that’s not advertised as a pop-up… but, since it credits pop-up artist Brian …

Animated Peanuts
I see it as a very expensive book with lots of extras

Coming in October is the book¬†Happy Holidays, Charlie Brown. Now, I’m not sure exactly what is inside this book – could there be an adaptation of A Charlie Brown Christmas somewhere in there, given that the words A Special Peanuts Holiday Collection appear on the cover? – but I do …

Animated Peanuts
Snoopy in Space

The San Diego Comic-Con starts tonight, so the pop culture business has been filled with new announcements, as businesses try to get in on the news coverage that is devoted to all the tv, movie, and comics news for a few days. So it’s no surprise that Apple had released …