Does this mean that fifty years from now, I’ll own THREE baseball teams?

Tens of thousands of baseball fans, officials, and journalists have arrived in Miami today for one reason: to see the worst owner in professional sports for themselves. The internet swelled this weekend with think pieces about garbage can Jeffrey Loria — and that was before his walking frat-boy smirk of a team president, David Samson, rudely disinvited the mayor from an event yesterday.

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Just remember when you see Jeff Loria described that way, or when you see news that he is being considered for the post of Trump’s ambassador to France, or when you hear he might be selling his team to Trumpling-in-law Jared Kushner… that he once wrote a Peanuts book. That’s right, 1968’s What’s it All About, Charlie Brown? was written by that Jeffrey H. Loria.

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Peanuts as bird droppings

Comics history buff Steven Thompson (not to be confused with pop culture buff Stephen Thompson, son of comics history buff Maggie Thompson; the world often confuses me) pointed out this 1970 ad for the Dayton Daily News. The paper tried using the Dayton Daily News Bird, crafted by comic book …

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there is erroneous information on the Internet

I was doing a little research, looking up forgotten hotelier the Reverend Caleb Nimmo for an utterly unPeanuts-related project. One of the genaeology websites, Ancient Faces, had a rather barebones listing for him. The only data they really had for him was birth date, death date, and one location where he …

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More North Korean football references

Thanks to a post by comics writer Dan Mishkin, I’ve managed to add to more examples to this array of the “Lucy pulls the football away” concept being applied to the recent discussions with North Korea.   And that, of course, is just its use in cartoons. There’s plenty of …