There may be ad money better spent

If you go to ToysRUs.com and search for Peanuts, you get a screen like this one, bracketed with ads for The Peanuts Movie – only in theaters.

Of course, The Peanuts Movie left US theaters over 10 months ago, after the last 15 theaters showing it had a final weekend where the average per-screen take was $84. And it hasn’t been only in theaters for over a year, given its release to the home video market.

I’d hate to be the guy who saw this ad and rushed out to the theater to catch a showing!

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Where are they now?

I was installing a new Blu-Ray player (well, reinstalling an old one, having lost the remote on the newer one), and I reckoned I’d test it by putting The Peanuts Movie disk in… which drew my 8 year old away form his video games, and he came over and watched the …

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A Charlie Brown Christmas tree-based product

Coming out next year from Running Press is A Charlie Brown Christmas Wooden Collectible Set. Priced at $9.99 and currently listed as a 32-page paperback, this is likely one of their “kits”, little boxed sets. Often, their sets include a book or pamphlet, but I really don’t have details on this …

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It be Charrrrlie Brown Christmas, me hearties!

Today is not just one of the greatest days of the year, it’s TWO of the greatest days of the year: International Talk Like a Pirate Day, and the day when the year’s first new book edition of A Charlie Brown Christmas is released.  And this edition is an all-new adaptation, …