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Valentina’s Day is coming

Be My Valentine, Charlie Brown and A Charlie Brown Valentine air on ABC on Saturday starting at 8 PM in most time zones, 7 PM for you Central Time freaks.

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A Leather Valentine

Well, I try not to collect the Easton Press editions. They have a lot of sweet aspects, in all their leather bound gilt-edged gaudiness, because it just invited being charged $80 per volume. But sometimes I find a used one discounted enough that it seems more a waste of money …

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Soft Baby Snoopy

The first addition to the AAUGH.com Reference Library for the year – it’s a book! Well, it would be a book, if I stuffed it and sewed it together. Which I shan’t, because I want to keep it in mint condition, and because I’m a lousy seamster, and because in …

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Time is running out

You’ve got today and part of tomorrow to order gifts and have them delivered before Christmas using two-day shipping. I just ordered for my three year old son Don’t Let The Pigeon Finish This Activity Book, a cheap little set of fire vehicles, and an electronic toy that teaches writing …

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the full run of Schulz-reference Mutts strips is up

The week of Mutts dailies (September 10-15) which referenced Schulz is now fully online. Go here for the first one then use the calendar below the strip to keep clicking for the next.

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A look at the designer

Chip Kidd’s book on Peanuts from a few years back drew both adoration and derision (I fall into the former camp, but that’s because I don’t see it as The One Way Peanuts Should Be Seen as much as An Interesting Alternative Way Of Looking At It; there are so …

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There just might be a book edition of A Charlie Brown Christmas

Coming this September is A Charlie Brown Christmas Snow Globe, one of those Running Press “kit” things that come with some object, and a book. Will it be another book edition of Running Press’s little adaptation of A Charlie Brown Christmas? At this point, we can only hope! If I …

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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 …