The AAUGH Blogger presents the Peanuts film strips

Animated Peanuts

Ever since I’ve been talking about the film strips in the Charlie Brown Career Education Program, people have been asking me to make them available to see. Alas, I cannot upload these, they are copyrighted material… but I have recently gotten into gear and cleared any permissions concerns I had about showing them as part of an educational presentation. I plan to put together a presentation with at least two of the full film strips for the coming year. I’ll likely pitch it as a panel at WonderCon, an annual Anaheim comics and media show that’s run by the same folks as the famed San Diego Comic-Con…. but I’ll certainly be open to showing it elsewhere.

Animated Peanuts
Is it “no dogs allowed” or “no, dogs allowed!”

Over in the realms where the people who edit Wikipedia discuss their efforts toward doing so, I have fallen into an unexpected discussion: what is the title of the movie┬áSnoopy, Come Home? Now you may think that an easy and obvious question, and really it is… if you ignore punctuation. …

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Lee Mendelson, RIP

By now, most of my readers will have seen that Lee Mendelson, producer of Peanuts specials for decades, passed away on Christmas Day – the day celebrated by his most famous work, A Charlie Brown Christmas, created by the key team of Mendelson, Melendez, Schulz, and Guaraldi (all now gone, …

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A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving… AAUGH Blog style

Two weeks ago, a member of the family noted that they didn’t really want to put up with tie big Thanksgiving meal this year. As the only thing I’d purchase for it was the crescent rolls, and one family member really wanted a “family event”, I offered up this alternative: …