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Commenting on my own review

Given the attention that my review of Schulz and Peanuts: A Biography is now getting and the degree of Schulz expertise people ascribe to me at times, I thought I should clarify that. The book does add a richness of fact, but don’t take my review to attest to the …

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Complete Peanuts, British style

As the UK readers of this blog know, the Complete Peanuts books have been restricted for sale to the US and Canada (and as they may also have noticed, it hasn’t exactly been hard to work around those restrictions). Now, however, they’ll have access to these books without even those …

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Watch it here: Charlie Rose Schulz interview

Here it is — Charlie Rose’s interview with Schulz, free and legal. Enjoy! If you want this on DVD, order here. (Note: if you’re getting the AAUGH blog by email, you may need to click through to the website to view this video.) Note: At the beginning, he’s saying “Charles …

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Schulz and Peanuts: A Biography: a Review

It’s been a couple weeks now since I finished reading the uncorrected proofs for Schulz and Peanuts: A Biography, this October’s major new look at the life of Charles Schulz; I’ve held off on posting because I wanted to get the review right. This is a significant book. If you …

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Now shipping

Shipping early: Peanuts boxed set

That big set of the Peanuts gift books, packed in the nifty doghouse-shaped box and scheduled to come out next month, is already shipping. Nine hardcovers in a nifty box for under $27 (with free US shipping)? C’mon, if you don’t need this, you know someone who does!

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Charlie Brown’s lost cues

I just noticed this new-this-year disk of the “lost” music bits that had been left off of earlier collections of Vince Guaraldi’s Peanuts music. And for those who want the hardcover edition of Schulz’s Youth but are most comfortable ordering through Amazon,  it is now available courtesy of a third-party …

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Not A Charlie Brown Christmas, just Charlie Brown’s Christmas

Another upcoming book… at least, I think it’s a book. Charlie Brown’s Christmas is one of a batch of Christmas-themed “Snow Blocks” items that will be published this fall by Barnes & Noble (and probably only available through them.) I’m not quite sure what these are. The others are Rudolph, …

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found at the Comic-Con

This time last week was about halfway through the famed San Diego Comic-Con. Time was when this was quite a good place to find comic book magazines with Peanuts, but as the focus of the event has switched to the new (in comics, TV, and movies) and away from the …

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This year’s next year

Calendar season is coming upon us already, with some of the 2008 Peanuts calendars already shipping and others available for preorder. Snoopy by Everhart 2008 Calendar Peanuts: 2008 Desk Calendar Peanuts: 2008 Day-to-Day Calendar Peanuts: 2008 Mini Day-to-Day Calendar Peanuts: 2008 Mini Wall Calendar Peanuts: Love Is 2008 Calendar Gotta …

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It’s not that driving me crazy is particularly difficult, mind you…

Well, I’ve cleared up at least some things about the upcoming Running Press Peanuts books… which is good, because they’ve worked to confuse me. At least some of their kids books are “interactive” – flaps, things to stick on the pages, etc. Here are their catalog descriptions, not yet part …

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