An anniversary with an asterisk

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Folks are celebrating today as the 55th anniversary of the premiere of It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown. Which, well…

Do you remember how I told you that Canadians got to see A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving before those of us who live in the United States did? Oh, sure you do. They used “Canadian Thanksgiving” as an excuse.

Well, it turns out they got Great Pumpkin a day ahead of the US!

What are you gonna tell me, “Canadian Halloween”? Or is it just that CBC comes before CBS in the alphabet??

Or is it that Canadians are secretly trying to undermine us at every turn? I hear they’ve even infiltrated our National Hockey League now!

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New New Years Eve special now streaming

Apple TV+ has released their promised new New Years Eve special,  Snoopy Presents: For Auld Lang Syne. I had to tell you before I took the time to watch it, so no review from me! 40 SHARES Share Tweet this thing Follow the AAUGH Blog

An astronaut touches a stuffed Snoopy
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Upcoming NASA mission to be unmanned, but not undogged

Many Snoopys have been in space, whether we’re talking the Apollo X lunar module or the tiny Silver Snoopy pins placed on NASA space flights and then awarded to folks who helped with operational safety. There’s even been a stuffed Snoopy in space before, as when astronaut Mike Massimino took …

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Review: Nest Friends & When Snoopy Met Woodstock

Newly released are two children’s storybooks in the Ready*To*Read line: Nest Friends and When Snoopy Met Woodstock. Both of these are adaptations of stories from The Snoopy Show, the currently running original animated series on the Apple TV+ streaming service. Rather than commissioning new art, the adaptation just has Ximena Hastings adapting …