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The AAUGH Blog Podcast: Book review – The Comics of Charles Schulz

This review of The Comics of Charles Schulz, a collection of academic papers, is pretty much the same as the one I’ve posted on the blog. So it’s your choice about whether you want to read it or to listen to it (or to skip it altogether, I suppose.)

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Upcoming releases

Our first “coming next year” of the year

AAUGH Blog reader Jeff pointed us to the announcement of The Peanuts Papers: Charlie Brown, Snoopy and the Gang, and the Meaning of Life. This is an anthology of personal reflective essays on Peanuts, and they’ve got some heavy hitters in the line-up, including two major Jonathans (Lethem of Motherless Brooklyn and The …

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Podcast

Apparently, I lied!

On an earlier podcast, I said that the “prize” for getting your question or comment into a mailbag episode would be to hear your note read in my “mellifluous” voice. And I had forgotten that by the time that I recorded today’s podcast, where you’ll find that I went with …

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The AAUGH Blog Podcast episode 10: Mailbag!

The AAUGH Blogger answers podcast listeners’ and blog readers’ questions in this first of we-expect-there’ll-be-more episode! In this one, he fields questions about Snoopy, censorship, kids saying the darndest things, and more! Send your questions to questions@aaugh.com

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General

Stop by your local comic book store

Hey, I’m going to avoid my usual “gift certificates are convenient last-minute gifts” speech, and instead steer those with some holes to fill to head down to their local comic book store. Those shops have been having a fairly tough year and could use the business – and boy, have …

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Administrative

Happy holidays from The AAUGH Blog

So here we are, technically still in the last throes of Hannukah, and with Christmas barreling down upon us and the new year just waiting for it to get out of the way. And I just wanted to thank everyone for another year of being the most important part of …

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The AAUGH Blog Podcast episode 9: a Curator’s Walkthru of Complete Peanuts 26

The AAUGH Blogger gives a behind-the-scene look of the beyond-the-strip Peanuts collection he helped put together.

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General

Guaraldi via Grohl

For those of you what like covers of “Linus & Lucy” – on this past weekend’s Saturday Night Live, the musical guest The Foo Fighters closed the show with a medley that included a nice, hard-rocking take on that song. You can find it online here (you’ll have to watch …

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New releases

Heavy Snoopy for your Kindle

A couple weeks ago a rather huge Snoopy collection was released for the Kindle, and its follow up is coming out this week. The World According to Snoopy Volume One and The World According to Snoopy Volume Two each collect eight Snoopy-centric strip collections, specifically: Volume One – Snoopy the …

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Comic book Peanuts

Even more Disney/Peanuts tie in new deal

Since people reacted so strongly to my noting that the planned Disney/Fox merger would give Disney Fox’s rights to The Peanuts Movie, I thought I would point out one further bit of Dissney/Peanuts linkage it would create: Disney would now own part of Boom! Studios, who through their Kaboom! imprint …

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