An unexpected Snoopy sighting

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So I’m sitting here in pain from wiping out on my bicycle today, looking for some comfort viewing on TV. I start streamingĀ Cybill, the 1990s sitcom created by Chuck Lorre as a vehicle for Cybill Shepherd. In episode 2, Cybill-the-character is sitting with her ex-husband talking about their impending grandparenthood, and watching a video of when their daughter was young. And thus we get this shot on the video of Cybill handing the daughter a stuffed Woodstock, with a stuffed Snoopy sitting nearby.

Here’s the cool thing: Cybill-the-actress clearly looks a lot younger here than she did at the time of the series. This isn’t something shot for the show; this is clearly old home video of Cybill and her daughter, Clementine Ford. Cybill knows a good Christmas present!

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Judaism in Peanuts

I was thinking today about the December 23, 1970 strip, the one that starts thusly: This is, to the best of my recollection and research, the only mention of post-Biblical Judaism in the entire run of the strip. It slides into Linus and Santa discussion the Maccabees and the temple, …

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The AAUGH Blogger’s Annual Gifting Philosophy Guide

I write just about the same post every ear. At least, I think I do.I don’t go back an look. But here goes. Do not let gift gathering ruin your holidays. So many people stress out about finding all the right stuff, finding all the stuff in general, this time …

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Campaign Peanuts

Of the many presidential candidates, I think Schulz only mentioned one in Peanuts. which isn’t to say that you can’t find others if you look…