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Review: Peanuts Family Cookbook

This cannot be a proper review of the Peanuts Family Cookbook, because I have not attempted to cook any of the fifty recipes contained within. That, I reckon, should be the real test of any cookbook. And to properly test this cookbook, I should cook them with one of my …

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Sparky & Spike

Now here’s an odd and potentially delightful one – a children’s storybook based on the early life of Schulz and his dog. Sparky & Spike: Charles Schulz and the Wildest, Smartest Dog Ever is scheduled to come out on my birthday next year (and, of course, preorderable now at the link.) …

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I almost need my security blanket

I coulda swore that I saw this book listed earlier, but then the listing disappeared, and I wondered if it was all an illusion. But it’s back now! Coming next August is a collection from the Boom! Peanuts comics, this one focused on the middle Van Pelt child, Linus! No details …

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The AAUGH Blog Podcast: Comic Books

During the 1950s and 1960s, four different publishers put out comic books containing Peanuts material. To celebrate the release of the new Peanuts Dell Archive (order it!),  the AAUGH Blogger discusses the history of these comics and what they were like.

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Dell Peanuts Archive contents

The Dell Peanuts Archive hits comic shops this Wednesday, and bookstores (including Amazon) not long after that. I’ve got a PDF – really, would’ve had it last week, had I been paying attention – and can give a rundown of what it actually holds. No, it’s not the complete 1950s/1960s …

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The AAUGH Blog Podcast: Career Education

The 1979 film strip It’s Your Hobby, Charlie Brown offers some career advice… advice that reflects how the AAUGH Blogger has lived his life. Yes, it’s another kind of introspective article, with a little update to the very first full episode of this podcast series.

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New Hallmark boardish books

I received the Hallmark Christmas catalog mailer the other day, and while there were new books in there, and Peanuts items, there were no new Peanuts books. But I try to be not so concerned, because I recall that being the case in the past, and they still ended up …

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Braddock says goodbye to Jane’s World

Paige Braddock, the Chief Creative Officer over at Charles M. Schulz Creative Associates and quite a cartoonist on her own, has been doing her own strip for decades. I haven’t read all of “Jane’s World” but the chunks that I have read are quite enjoyable, and I always mean to …

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The AAUGH Blog Podcast: I Got a Rock

It’s that season again, the It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown time of year, and the AAUGH Blogger has some thoughts about giving out rocks for trick or treat.

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A cover, and a mystery

Seen here is what I think is a nice, grabbing cover for the paperback edition that Amazon is currently listing as (and I swear this is true now, even if it’s no longer true by the time you check) The Complete Peanuts 1971-1972 (Vol. 11) (1) (Vol. 11) (The Complete Peanuts). …

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