This is just a quick “Thank You” to all of the AAUGH Blog readers who stopped by my booth at the Festival of Books this weekend – both the existing (hi, Jim!) and the ones who grabbed up the blog’s address card and are checking it out for the first time.
The Festival was a great time, even though I was stuck in the booth and couldn’t go exploring and purchasing myself. It was kind of odd running a booth that mixed Peanuts/Schulz material with reprints of the segregation-era travel guide Negro Motorist Green-Book, I had to watch the eyes of the folks approaching to see which topic they were going for sometimes… but the Peanuts fans generally made it easier by shouting, “hey! Snoopy!” (And then there was the little girl who was so proud that she could identify “Noopy!” and “Cholly Bown!” as her Peanuts fan mother had been training her to do. I sometimes wonder when Peanuts will fade out of general public recognition, but we clearly aren’t there yet.