It’s AAUGHtober!

Yes, I am declaring this month AAUGHtober, and have decided that every AAUGHtober, I should do big things here at the AAUGH Blog. I am working on a Big Thing for later in the month – and I’m declaring it publicly so that you readers can kick my butt if I don’t get it done.

Toward the end of making AAUGHtober an event: is there anything (presumably Peanuts/Schulz-related) that you would like to see me talk about more in depth? If so, please drop me a note at questions@AAUGH.com and let me know!

And just so this post isn’t considered a complete waste for those who are looking for actual content – here’s the cover to Here Comes the Easter Beagle!, coming in January, writ by Jason Cooper and drewn by Robert Pope.

Upcoming releases
Peanuts and American Culture

Coming next May is the book Peanuts and American Culture,.Looking at Peanuts  in the context of it’s “Cold War roots, this collection of new essays explores existentialism, the reshaping of the nuclear family, the Civil Rights Movement, 1960s counterculture, feminism, psychiatry and fear of the bomb. Chapters focus on the …

Upcoming releases
Sparky & Spike

Now here’s an odd and potentially delightful one – a children’s storybook based on the early life of Schulz and his dog. Sparky & Spike: Charles Schulz and the Wildest, Smartest Dog Ever is scheduled to come out on my birthday next year (and, of course, preorderable now at the link.) …

Upcoming releases
I almost need my security blanket

I coulda swore that I saw this book listed earlier, but then the listing disappeared, and I wondered if it was all an illusion. But it’s back now! Coming next August is a collection from the Boom! Peanuts comics, this one focused on the middle Van Pelt child, Linus! No details …