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Peanuts programming at San Diego Comic-Con 2015

There is at least some Peanuts-related programming during each of the four full days of next week’s Comic-Con International: San Diego. Here are descriptions copy’n’pasted from the official listings. Peanuts 65th Anniversary Panel In 2015, Charles M. Schulz’s iconic Peanuts gang celebrates not only their 65th anniversary but also two …

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Peanuts Comic-Con Exclusives 2015

For those of you… those of us… headed to the San Diego Comic-Con next month, the Peanuts booth (booth 1637) will have some only-at-Comic-Con items for sale. They have a selection of t-shirts based on visuals from The upcoming Peanuts Movie (twenty-five bucks apiece). and they continue their series of Schleich figurines with one …

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I want my license plate

The fine folks in the California government (specifically the California Natural Resources Agency) asked me to help them encourage Californians to order one of the Snoopy license plates – they’ve got orders for over 5,500, so they have less than 2000 to go to hit that magic 7,500 number where the plate …

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On the fifteenth anniversary of his death

Let us remember that Charles Schulz didn’t use the “someone who has an idea has a lightbulb appear over their head” motif in his comics… he only used it in real life.

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Avoiding any obvious joke of why they should be at the Carter museum instead

Those of you who do not live by a presidential museum may not realize that they end up getting used for many things beyond just a museum for that president’s artifacts. They’re ongoing concerns, and they keep finding ways to draw folks in, as well as serving as meeting places. …

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That was our Charlie

I presume by now most readers have heard about the slaughter of much of the staff of the French magazine Charlie Hebdo including cartoonists, as well as the policemen who were protecting the offices. And you may have thought that while it was horrific, this magazine of broad and often deliberately offensive …

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Peanuts from the beginning

I was listening to a report the other day covering the The Simpsons marathon than ran on FXX, and one of the things that was noted was that, while all of these episodes had been available on home video for a long time, and reran at various times on TV, …

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A little inkin’ for the holidays

For those of you who have been celebrating, are celebrating, will be celebrating, or even those who are merely breathing and feel they have nothing to celebrate – may the coming days be good ones. Here’s my present to you: a previously-unpublished picture of Schulz getting ink onto his pen.

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Charlie Brown’s Stocking staging

The St. Augustine (Florida) Record reports that the Shores United Methodist Church will host the Children’s Express Theater performing “Charlie Brown’s Christmas Stocking” on Dec. 17 at 6 p.m. (via Religion notes for Dec. 12 | StAugustine.com.) I wonder whether they’re somehow adapting the story that originally ran in the December 1963 Good Housekeeping …