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What’s the audio equivalent of a typo

AAUGH Blog reader Keith let me know that there’s a small error in the Color Nook version of Happiness is a Warm Puppy: where the book says that “Happiness is a climbing tree”, the read-aloud audio track says that “Happiness is climbing a tree”. A pretty small error, admittedly, but …

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Tower Heist – the AAUGH Blog review

Folks in Peanuts circles were talking about the new film Tower Heist and how it has a Snoopy appearance (in Macy’s Parade balloon form); some of the talk made it sound like they did something interesting with it. I had otherwise been mixed about seeing this film (strong cast, but …

Upcoming releases

Peanuts 1 comic book cover

As expected, Boom! Studios will be following up their Peanuts #0 comic book issue with… issue 1! Coming in January, this will be a mixture of new stories and reprinted Sunday strips. And yes, the cover is recycled again. The cover is the image from issue 7 of the Peanuts …

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Bil Keane 1922-2011

Bil Keane has passed away. The creator of The Family Circus was a talented man, an in my brief meeting with him, a truly funny one and seemingly kind. That panel has been running for over half a century (Schulz wrote an intro to the 25th anniversary collection), and while …

Upcoming releases

Don’t you know what THER means?

We’ve been wondering just what was going to be in the Running Press Snoopy the Flying Ace kit… and now we have a photo: So it’s a Sopwith Camel figurine, with a booklet, presumably of Flying Ace strips. Note that the booklet says Snoopy the Flying Ace, while the box …

Upcoming releases

The Final Wendys Kids Meal book is…

My inside elf tells me that the tenth and ultimate book in the Wendy’s Kid’s Meal kids-under-three Peanuts board book series is… Best Friends. Now, this is not a completely original title, as witness the boxed figurine-and-booklet set Snoopy and Woodstock: Best Friends. However, in this case, the friendship is …

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An A Charlie Brown Christmas edition I can’t get

Is an ebook a book? That’s the question I’ll have to wrestle with as I try to maintain a complete collection of book adaptations of A Charlie Brown Christmas. There’s an ebook edition now, and it’s only available for the Nook, Barnes & Nobles e-book device. And hey, I have …

Animated Peanuts

Discount Charlie Brown Thanksgiving

It’s the Great Big Turkey Bird, Charlie Brown… er,  I mean A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving, now under $8.28.

Schulz/Peanuts news

There must be something Snoopy in the air

After covering that the film Tower Heist (which I have not seen) features Snoopy via his Thanksgiving Day Parade balloon, I was surprised that the other film which opened wide this weekend – A Very Harold and Kumar 3D Christmas – had a briefer Snoopy mention, as a character asked …

Animated Peanuts

Warm Blanket coming to TV

The already-out-on-video Peanuts special Happiness is a Warm Blanket, Charlie Brown is heading to US airwaves on Thanksgiving night. There’s a couple interesting things about this: It’s not airing on ABC, who holds current broadcast rights to the “classic” holiday specials, but on Fox. It’s airing at 8:30 (following an …