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Doctor Who Do You Think You Are, Charlie Brown?

AAUGH Blog Reader Todd alerts us to some Peanuts references in an unexpected volume. Now We Are Six Hundred, with it’s A.A. Milne-reference title, is a collection of James Goss’s poems inspired by that central inspiration of all great poetry, Doctor Who. The Peanuts-related material is not within the poems …

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Upcoming releases

Peanuts for the Soul

For British book buyers, next month brings Peanuts for the Soul, a strip collection focused on philisophical and at times encouraging strips.

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General

A slight adjustment

So, of course, just after posting that message about Schulz and women’s athletes, I discovered that I’d missed one adult women golfing cartoon… and it’s one that doesn’t go along with what I was saying (although it hardly surmounts my more general statement.)Perhaps I can be forgiven for having missed …

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Schulz/Peanuts news

Your second chance to buy Peanuts!

Remember not that long ago, when Iconix was selling of their portion of the Peanuts rights, and you were digging through your sofa cushions hoping to find enough money? And the DHX Media went and bought out the rights and you felt that dadgummit, now you’d never own Peanuts? Well, …

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General

Schulz and women’s sports – an AAUGHtober reflection

Charles M. Schulz supported women’s sports in some very visible ways. You can see it in his friendship with Billy Jean King, and in his work with the Women’s Sports Foundation.  And you can especially see it in his comics particularly when you get into the 1970s, where Peppermint Patty …

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Administrative

It’s AAUGHtober!

Yes, I am declaring this month AAUGHtober, and have decided that every AAUGHtober, I should do big things here at the AAUGH Blog. I am working on a Big Thing for later in the month – and I’m declaring it publicly so that you readers can kick my butt if …

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Upcoming releases

The book box for boxed books

We now have an image of the box for the new boxed set of existing Peanuts storybooks, Read with the Peanuts Gang (which of course means you’re reading with Snoopy, and remember: he moves his lips when he reads!) This set lands in April, and includes the books Time for School, …

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fashion

Snoopy clothes continue

Sub-blogger Ally continued to test the review samples provided by Love Tribe, of their new Peanuts line available exclusively through Macy’s. This time, she put two garments to the test, giving them a full day of school to do their job (which, as her father, I consider their primary job …

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Upcoming releases

German Peanuts essays

Coming soon for your Kindle is Peanuts. 100 Seiten, a look at how Peanuts reflected American society and the life of Schulz himself. Written by German essayist Joachim Kalka,  has taken the radical step of writing all the text in German, which pretty much locks me out (meine deutch ist sehr …

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New releases

Merry Christmas, Charlie Brown! Again!

Did you ever have the suspicion that the entire world was secretly scheming to make your life difficult? Well, you were wrong. That was just paranoia. Because the entire world is scheming just to make my life difficult, not yours. Take, for example, the new book Merry Christmas, Charlie Brown!, which is …

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