Stop the search

In the past, I have asked people to keep a look out for a copy of this golf program:

Well, I am pleased to be able to stop the search, for I have finally obtained a copy (and one that various people hadn’t vandalized with their names, unlike the one pictured.) And that means that I have now completed my set, and have every one of the programs for The Crosby (the golf event that became the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am, and which some still call The Clambake) that Schulz provided art for… a run of more than 3 decades.

I’m a happy li’l collector.

I’ll have more to say about these… eventually.

Pawlowski retires

Stan Pawlowski, the long time sculptor of Peanuts items who I interviewed on the AAUGH Blog Podcast, has announced his retirement as of today, for safety reasons. (His aging hands and health are not compatible with “working with torches and harsh chemicals”, he notes.) He has done a lot of …

Samurai Snoopy

My pal Walter Simonson, artist of the famed Batman story set to the text of “It Was a Dark and Stormy Night”, decided to do a little fan art and I cannot resist sharing.   Because at some point, I had nothing better to do. 😉 Pencil. 8 x 10. …

The better-known Peanuts

I am reminded from time to time that the Peanuts that is clearly part of the culture is the Peanuts that existed during the first half of the strip’s run…. and that this is true even for people who were not alive at that time. Even if you were born …