Be My Valentine, Sweet Babboo


Taking my computer into the shop (I will have to struggle without it for DAYS! Withdrawal, withdrawal!), I stopped in at the Hallmark shop to waste a few minutes until my Genius Bar appointment. Hallmark has been on my mind lately as I wonder whether it might make sense for them to buy Icoonix’s stake in Peanuts Worldwide. Checking in pays off (if you consider spending $20 “paying off”), as they have this book. I almost overlooked it, as the book’s Itty Bittyness overwhelms its Peanutsyness. This goes for the book’s tale as well, as it’s a nobosy’s-really-aggrieved look at the Sally/Linus/Othmar love triangle. Now, that’s a romantic muddle that could have legs…. But there are no legs allowed in IttyBittyland!

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The AAUGH Blog Podcast episode 03: Franklin’s real life mother – The AAUGH Blog

The new episode of the podcast, an interview with Harriet Glickman (the woman whose suggestion caused Schulz to add Franklin to the Peanuts cast) is up at: The AAUGH Blog Podcast episode 03: Franklin’s real life mother  (I apologize for those of you seeing two notices of this new episode, …

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Peanuts creator Charles Schulz’s widow flees Santa Rosa fire, home destroyed

The San Jose Mercury News covering how bot Jeannie and Craig Schulz have lost their homes in the fire. Share this:

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Not an itty bitty discount

I missed that Hallmark is having a “Snoopy’s birthday” sale that includes 25% savings on some of their Peanuts books, although not, apparently, the ones with “itty bitty” figures on them. Share this: