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Various Peanutsy links

I’m not one to do link posts, particularly to things that aren’t about books, but here’s a few things that I’ve been keeping browser windows open for, thinking “someday, I might links to this”: A look at some Snoopy A&W root beer cans from 1991. A really cool Peanuts perspective …

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Free Peanuts comic book coming next year

One of my favorite holidays each year is Free Comic Book Day, a day on which comic book shops throughout the English-speaking world give out free special-edition comic books. Free comic books – which of those words is not to like? Well, this year Boom Studios will be offering a …

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Tower Heist – the AAUGH Blog review

Folks in Peanuts circles were talking about the new film Tower Heist and how it has a Snoopy appearance (in Macy’s Parade balloon form); some of the talk made it sound like they did something interesting with it. I had otherwise been mixed about seeing this film (strong cast, but …

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Dept of Blanket Security

Ridge Rooms, who did a lot of design work on various Peanuts products that have come out over the past few years (although she – yes, Ridge Rooms is a she – is no longer working on Peanuts material) has a portfolio site which includes material I had not seen …

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Today’s Peanuts tongue twister

SNOOPY’S SHEEP SHOES Five times fast. Start now.

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Peanuts comic book check-up

I’m up a little late, trying to get something set up before Sunday turns to Monday (which is, by the way, the last day you can order something on Amazon for free US delivery and have it arrive by Christmas. So go find something that is in stock, order it …

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Snoopy’s lost Christmas Story

Just added to the AAUGH.com Reference Library: the December 1968 issue of Woman’s Day magazine. Why? Because starting on page 46, there’s a four page, twelve panel original Peanuts tale: “The Christmas Story”. As Snoopy listens on, Linus quotes from the bible (the same quote he’d put forth on TV …

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Amazon.com: The Complete Peanuts 1967-1968: Books: Charles M. Schulz,Seth,John Waters

The Complete Peanuts 1967-1968, scheduled to ship in April, will have an introduction by legendary irreverent filmmaker John Waters. And speaking of upcoming book, at this point Amazon is encouraging preorders with an extra 5% discount, in addition to giving you the maximum discount that they list before the book …

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Snoopy versus…

We’ve all heard that catchy 1960s “Snoopy vs. the Red Baron” song, and the “Snoopy’s Christmas” sequel, by the Royal Guardsmen. And those who have paid attention have heard various other Snoopy-related songs from them. And now, forty years since their first, they’ve just rolled out another one, mixing the …

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More on the Schulz family view

If you want to see the richest source of information on the Schulz and Peanuts conflict from the “Sparky wasn’t like that” side (which, to be honest, is just about the only directly-informed side I’ve seen out there; the only I-knew-Schulz-and-he-was-cold comment I’ve seen is from someone who had been …