Blog
Uncategorized

Be My Valentine, Sweet Babboo

Taking my computer into the shop (I will have to struggle without it for DAYS! Withdrawal, withdrawal!), I stopped in at the Hallmark shop to waste a few minutes until my Genius Bar appointment. Hallmark has been on my mind lately as I wonder whether it might make sense for …

Read More
Uncategorized

The AAUGH Blog » Charlie Brown’s Hidden Christmas Treasures

Just a quick note that Merry Christmas Charlie Brown Look-and-Find, which I evaluated here and decided that it was not an adaptation of A Charlie Brown Christmas (although it does have some references to it) is available in paperback from the Scholastic Book Club. If you’re ordering your kid books online, its order code …

Read More
Schulz/Peanuts news

Good Grief! Snoopy and the Peanuts Gang Are Up for Sale

Snoopy, Charlie Brown, and the Peanuts gang are up for sale. Strawberry Shortcake too Source: Good Grief! Snoopy and the Peanuts Gang Are Up for Sale Several people have called my attention to the fact that Iconix, the majority owners of Peanuts Worldwide (the company co-owned by the Schulzes) are looking …

Read More
New releases

Finally, a book about The Peanuts Gang!

Yes, I sacrifice much for you, my dear AAUGH Blog readers! I actually ordered myself a copy of the book on this bold new Peanuts Gang, finally finding a replacement for those characters from the last century! No more Charlie Brown, Peppermint Patty. Now, The Peanuts Gang (and it’s italicized, always italicized) is …

Read More
New releases

Zoom In On Amazing Author Charles Schulz

I sadly actually want to get all of the biographies of Charles Schulz aimed at children. These things, almost always issued as part of a large set of biographies aimed to fill library space and be the easiest thing to write a book review about, tend to be expensive, and …

Read More
Uncategorized

One-day sale on Peanuts and other Fantagraphics books

This publisher sale includes Complete Peanuts, Peanuts Every Sunday, Charlie Brown’s Christmas Stocking, and more. Here’s a direct link to the Peanuts catalog page.Source: Fantagraphics Books

Read More
General

Is that ChristChristChristmas?

I’m always eager to buy a book adaptation of A Charlie Brown Christmas, and will snag up most books related in any way to the special. But somehow, I think I’ll pass on this one: Merry XXXmas, Charlee Frown, from erotica author Lotus Rose, is the second of his trilogy of holiday …

Read More
General

The Man Who Put Snoopy on the Moon

NASA is reporting the death of Gene Cernan, the last human being to set foot on the moon… and the reason while Snoopy is still there. During his Apollo 17 mission, he and fellow astronaut Harrison Schmitt had the explorers’ prerogative to name the geographic features they discovered. And thus, …

Read More
Upcoming releases

Peanuts books 2017

For the first post of the year, I figured I should do the run-down on what we’re expecting for this year in Peanuts books. Seems likely to be a slightly light year – not full of movie-linked books like 2015, and with hardcover Complete Peanuts having come to an end …

Read More
Uncategorized

The Complete Peanuts Vol. 26 gets some luuuuuv

The Complete Peanuts volume 26: Comics and Stories is the perfect gift for anyone. And that’s not me (the person who lead the team finding Peanuts material for the book) talking, it’s the Christian Science Monitor! […] this is a wonderful selection of rare “Peanuts” material. I could go on about each item …

Read More