Administrative

Flames, redux

It was not so long ago that this blog was tracking the Santa Rosa blazes, with their tragic costs and the things that were spared. Now we here at AAUGH.com central have another fire to track, one that may be of less consequence to the Peanuts world, but is kind …

Animated Peanuts

I’m an Amazon! And I’m Prime!

If you have both Amazon Prime and some strange urge to see the AAUGH Blogger talking, go watch the Amazon Prime Video steam of Charlie Brown’s Christmas Tales, because for some reason after the special they have tacked on “Sibling Rivalry,” a documentary featurette about Rerun Van Pelt that was …

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The AAUGH Blogger in Camarillo

I’ll be appearing this Sunday, November 12, at the Local Authors Fair being hosted in the lovely Camarillo Library in Camarillo, California, from 11-3! Stop on by – I’ll have some of my award-winning Peanuts work with me, as well as some of my original comics and prose fiction work. …

Administrative

AAUGHtober announcement: The AAUGH Blog Podcast

Remember earlier in the month when I promised you some big AAUGHtober announcement? Well here it is: I have just launched The AAUGH Blog Podcast, a weekly transmission of comment and insight on Peanutsy things from your humble AAUGH Blogger. I’m describing it as “news, muse, and interviews”, although my …

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Golf Gags – Schulz and otherwise

Warning: this post is a bit promotional. With my publisher hat on, I just put out a new book, Great Golf Gags by Classic Cartoonists, which features golf cartoons by six respected 20th century cartoonists. Does this include Schulz? You betcha! A nice big helping of Schulz. Having said that, if …

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Thank you!

A big Thank You to all your AAUGH Blog readers who supported our recent disaster relief fund raisers with your purchases, your shares, and your likes! All told, the About Comics cut of the Amazon sales came to $149.51, and because that is an odd number (in all senses of …

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Disaster relief fundraiser

My mother passed away in Texas five years ago tomorrow (August 29). In her memory, I’m running a quick fund-raiser: almost any About Comics products sold and printed by Amazon by the end of tomorrow (and if you order today for immediate delivery, printing by tomorrow is likely), the About …

interviews

The AAUGH Blogger on “It’s a Podcast, Charlie Brown”

William Pepper has a podcast where he is recapping and reviewing all of the animated Peanuts, piece by piece. Thirteen episodes in, he decides to vary from the format to have his first guest – me, the AAUGH Blogger. It’s playable below (or, if you’re getting this via email, here’s …

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See Nat! See roller derby! All at once! This can’t end well…

For my Los Angeles-area fans, friends, and followers: I’ll be appearing tomorrow, Saturday August 13, at the Derby Comic-Con… which is a small comic convention being held before and through half-time of a roller derby match! Yup, your L.A. Derby Dolls decided to put on something special, something unique. Will this turn …

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Nat at Beaglefest

I’ve gotten inquiries about my appearance at Beaglefest (in less than two weeks.) I will be giving a talk on Thursday night. I will -not- be there for the rest of the event, as Beaglefest is the same days as the San Diego Comic-Con, which is a business event for …