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It’s a Discount Pumpkin, Charlie Brown

I was checking out my remainder book source, BookCloseouts, and noticed that they had some good deals on books for the impending Halloweeniday: The Great Pumpkin Strikes Again, an out-of-print kids storybook for $1.99, half off the cover price. Baby Snoopy’s Pumpkin out-of-print board book for $2.99, half off the …

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On why you can’t find a dog for Christmas, and free stuff I got

So I’m at a Big Buy store yesterday, and notice that they don’t have the new edition of I Want a Dog for Christmas, Charlie Brown on their new release rack. So out of curiosity, I head over to their children’s section to see if it’s there, and I find …

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Cheap Willie, even Cheaper Joe

I’m going to send folks over to BN.com for this one, even though (sniff) I don’t get a cent in referal fees from them. But they’ve got the boxed set of Willie & Joe: The World War II Years by Schulz’s pal/idol Bill Mauldin, for less than 1/3 of its …

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Cheap Willie & Discount Joe

Just noticed that the $65 two-book boxed hardcover set of Willie & Joe cartoons by Snoopy’s drinking buddy Bill Mauldin is available remaindered for about $20. (And if you’re a classic cartoon fan looking to run up the $25 for free shipping, there’s a remaindered bio of Charles Addams that …

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Reunion Rebate

For those of you ordering Snoopy’s Reunion or any other of the recent DVD releases, you may want to know that Coco’s Bakery Restaurants are offering some sort of $3 mail-in rebate on it. Of course, you have to go to the restaurant for details… and if you’re not in …

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Cheap books and freeee books

Our friends at Book Closeouts (well, my friends at Book Closeouts, by which I mean that they send me money from time to time…) just added a bunch of copies of the strip collection Snoopy’s Guide to the Writing Life to their inventory, and they’re running a pretty good deal …

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Get $3 back on your Peanuts DVDs

I was in the supermarket today, and noticed that the box of Cap’n Crunch’s Christmas Crunch had a deal on it — send in the appropriate proofs of purchase for one of the current, Warner Home Video edition of the Peanuts DVDs, and get $3 back. Of course, you have …

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What are AAUGHers buying?

You missed it, didn’t you? Beethoven’s birthday was yesterday, and you forgot to get your gifts out in time! Tsk, tsk. Don’t let the same thing happen for Christmas or Hannukah. And as Amazon says today’s the last day for you to place an in-stock order with Amazon and have …

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Charlie Brown’s Arrested Development

I think I blogged about this when it aired years back, but now I can actually embed it. It’s the Arrested Development episode “Good Grief”. While the title reflects the episode in several ways, it does include some nicely-done Peanuts references, not via dialog but via music cues and visuals. …

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Finding the bargains

So here I am, on the same block as a Best Buy, a block away from a Target, two blocks from an Office Depot. Seems like I’m ideally situated to exploit all the day-after-Thanksgiving earlybird sales this year, right? Well, no. Not only is there nothing I’m really looking for …