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Peanuts stuff in Life

No, not the cereal. No, not the board game. No, not the reality. The magazine! Then again, if you’re a big blog reader, you’re probably not surprised by that. You’re likely to have seen other blogs talking about the fact that Google has put the Life magazine photo database online. …

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Classic finds

another Hallmark edition

I was reminded today that I’ve not really kept an eye on my local Hallmark store, because I discovered another Hallmark edition of a Peanuts book, one that likely came out a few years back. It’s Peanuts Guide to Life. In addition to having Hallmark markings, their edition differs from …

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Upcoming releases

the cover to You Can Be Anything!

Here is the cover to the upcoming book You Can Be Anything!: The cover to You Can Be Anything!, an upcoming book. I don’t really have anything to say about it other than it’s the cover to the upcoming book You Can Be Anything! I could try to fill out …

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Upcoming releases

The next Peanuts DVD is…

Coming in January is the remastered DVD release of You’re A Good Sport, Charlie Brown, the motocross racing special. The bonus special will be You’re the Greatest, Charlie Brown, about the decathlon. Neither of these shows have been on DVD before in the U.S. The special feature on this disk …

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Camp Snoopy

With a daughter who had just turned 4, and whose preschool would be closed for Veteran’s Day, I had a thought. “Hey, let’s take her to Knott’s Berry Farm! Their Camp Snoopy section has a lot of rides for the kids, and Veterans’ Day isn’t one of those days that …

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New releases

A whole treasury full o’ happiness

I’ve got my copy of A Treasury of Happiness now, the single volume collecting the eight Happiness Is gift books. Before I make any comment, though, I have to raise my “conflict of interest” flag – and not just my usual “I make money when people click the link and …

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Schulz/Peanuts news

All Peanuts strips online

As someone who help sells a lot of Complete Peanuts books, it may not be in my best interest to point this out, but all of those strips? It looks like they’re now online. Legally. The syndicate’s website appears to have put their full database up. (At the moment, it …

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New releases

those new Peanuts cartoons now on-line

If you’ve got iTunes set up, this link should take you to the free sample of the new Peanuts cartoon, including two episodes of the 20 they’re making this season. They run about three and a half minutes each, plus credits. In this case, the two episodes really cover one …

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Jazz for Peanuts

A new CD had dropped: Jazz for Peanuts: A Retrospective of the Charlie Brown TV Themes. It’s mostly David Benoit, with a little bit of Winton, a little Kenny, and a little Vince. Available as a physical CD, or as an eco-friendly download. And on that jazzy note, let me …

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new Peanuts cartoons!

I’ve known this was in the works for a while, but wasn’t sure when it was going to hit: new, short downloadable Peanuts cartoons, adapting 1960s strips. The AP is reporting that the first 20 will be available via iTunes today. The first couple are free (for a limited time), …

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