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So what about the movie

To stave off any questions about the movie: no, I haven’t seen it. I’ve only seen a minute or two of footage that was not in any of the standard promo material. I was not asked to the premiere this weekend (never been to any film premiere, really; one can live …

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The deluge is rolling in

The The Peanuts Movie promotion has been coming on strong for a while, as they build up to sell the movie… and now we’re already starting with the movie being used to sell other things. I just ran into the ad seen here (note, this is not a paid placement), using …

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The star shining at Bethlehem turns out to be Mars… Veronica Mars

They’ve announced the air date for A Charlie Brown Christmas this year – November 30th – but they’re planning to do it up in style, to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the beloved show. They’re going to have a star-laden special around it, with live performances of the music, with celebrities …

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Peanuts movie books forever!

We’ve already seen a number of books adapting The Peanuts Movie that will be coming out this year around the time the film arrives. It turns out, that’s not the end of it! Slated for May of next year is Peanuts: The Movie Book, available in editions with and without a CD. …

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Christmas comes at least twice this year

They’re now listing a paperback edition of the new book adaptation of A Charlie Brown Christmas that’s coming out this September (at first, they had listed only a Kindle edition.)  Couple that with the deluxe hardcover edition of an earlier adaptation which ships the same day, and that means at least two …

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Snoopy Come Home From Around The World

This is a poster I bought off the one and only Andrea Podley about 5 years ago’ but only got it framed up and hung today (someone is coming over tomorrow, and I need the AAUGH.com Reference Library looking  as Peanutsy as possible, just in case having over a thousand …

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More Peanuts on DVD

In September, they’re releasing a set of Peanuts DVDs which will have a good collection for those just starting with animated Peanuts, perhaps those who just have the key holiday specials… and two specials never before on DVD for those who are trying to collect them all. The theme of …

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A Boy Named Charlie Brown songwriter passes

The media is reporting that Rod McKuen has died at 81. A popular poet during the 1960s and 1970s, McKuen’s relevancy to the Peanuts world is that he wrote several songs for the film A Boy Named Charlie Brown, including the title track which earned an Oscar nomination.

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A Peanuts mystery

I’m watching Snoopy Come Home (it’s streaming on HuluPlus at this point.) We see Snoopy and Woodstock get into a bus, and immediately, they’re both kicked to the curb. Then we see the sign: “No dogs allowed.” So why did Woodstock get kicked off?

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Another Peanuts movie trailer

The new trailer for The Peanuts Movie is mostly made up of stuff that was in the previous trailer, but there is a little new stuff at the beginning.