Schulz/Peanuts news

Peanuts meet Iron Man

For those of you who wondered “is the new season  of Arrested Development going to have Peanuts references, as they did during the first two and half seasons of the show years ago?”, the answer is yes, as of the very first new episode. (And for those of you who …

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The Filth returns

If you’re in the Los Angeles area and didn’t get to see the grown-up unauthorized parody Peanuts characters in Absolutely Filthy before it closed, you’ve got another chance. Next month will see five performances as part of the Hollywood Fringe festival. Apparently they’ve trimmed the show a mite. Info and …

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Make your house a museum

The Schulz Museum is selling off some interesting items, including display placards from past shows, as their It’s the Great Sale!.

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*Schulz Style*

Plenty has been written on certain ways that Peanuts has had an impact on our language. Tech writer John Gruber points to one matter in which I’d not seen Peanuts’ influence explored before: The Rise of Bounding Asterisks in Lieu of Italicization for Styling Text. (Several folks steered me toward …

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Weekend Peanuts events

First, let me quickly note that AAUGH Blog reader Naomi tells me that where she is in Northern California, and possibly elsewhere, the Saturday showings of Be My Valentine, Charlie Brown and A Charlie Brown Valentine will be pushed back from Saturday to Sunday, due to NBA play. Folks in …

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Plastinuts

During the 1970s, United Feature Syndicate planned for the possible loss of Charles Schulz’s services by having comics artist Al Plastino draw up some original Peanuts strips. Long hidden away, and rumored destroyed, I’d only seen one of these reproduced in the past, and now this blog posts shows a …

Discounts

personal Peanuts

Up for auction is Schulz’s correspondence with a woman he was enamored of, including a variety of gag sketches done for her, both Peanuts and non. This goes with my instinct to find every little piece of  Schulzwork; in the wake of the release of Christmas Stocking, I’ve been joking …

Animated Peanuts

What the new film will mean

I’ve been thinking about the newly-announced Peanuts film and what it will all mean for those of us in the Peanuts fan/Peanuts stuff-buying community. Here are some quick thoughts: This will not be a minor film. This is coming from Blue Sky Productions, who have so far released seven movies, …

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Peanuts booth will have Comic-Con exclusives

It turns out they were just later in announcing the exclusive Peanuts items to be available at Comic-Con than most of the other booth’s items. The coolest thing, INGHO (In Nat Gertler’s Humble Opinion), is the women’s tee-shirts featuring Lucy Van Pelt in her cool spaceman spiffy pajamas, from an …

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Peanuts at Comic-Con

The annual Comic-Con in San Diego is a mere week away, and if you’re there, then there is some Peanuts stuff to look for. In particular, you can grab the comic book pictured here, which is an early copy of the upcoming issue 1 of volume 2 of the Peanuts …