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Good Grief, Another Museum Catalog

London’s Somerset House is hosting a Peanuts exhibition through March 3, with both Schulz material and Peanuts-inspired contributions from 20 artists… and a couple of you fine AAUGH Blog readers pointed me toward their exhibition catalog (thank you, Kathleen & Douglas!) I don’t have a copy of it yet to …

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Howl now, Brown crowd

Someone asked me about the announced-but-not-yet-solicited literary look at Peanuts, The Peanuts Papers: Charlie Brown, Snoopy and the Gang, and the Meaning of Life, which I had previously discussed. I have one little tidbit of further information on it – just the one. That’s that novelist and MacArthur Fellow Jonathan Lethem’s …

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AAUGH: Charlie Brown and the Rose of Kilcannon

Presenting a tale of Charlie Brown from the 19th century, in this excerpt from “Rose of Kilcannon.”

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A Merry Day to All, and a Week to Watch Videos

So I’m actually up before the kids are, my recent sleeping troubles trumping their need to rush out for presents, apparently. So I will boot off the day by wishing you a good day today, a good year to come, and a good life always. But I’ll also note that …

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A Charlie Brown Christmystery

AAUGH Blog reader Natalie contacted me the other day, because she had a question about book adaptations of A Charlie Brown Christmas, and for obvious reasons, I was on the top 12 people on her list to answer it. (And besides, really, the question was to some extend about my guide …

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Snoopy moon books

That whole enlarged hookup between Peanuts and the space program is spilling over into kids books next year, with a double release in June. Both Shoot for the Moon, Snoopy! (written by Jason Cooper, drawn by Vicki Scott) and Snoopy, First Beagle on the Moon! (drawn by Robert Pope) are kids storybooks …

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AAUGH: The First Peanuts Strip

Peanuts launched with just four panels, and the AAUGH Blogger, Peanuts specialist Nat Gertler, spends fourteen minutes poring over those panels. Oh, well, including asides about popcorn. To follow along, you can see the strip on the GoComics site. Alas, that version is colorized, so it’s not the pure experience. …

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About that Snoople graphic

I’ve gotten a couple of queries about the graphic that accompanied the other’s day blog entry about Apple’s upcoming Peanuts TV projects. To stave off any further questions, no, this is not an official graphic. It’s just something that I goofed together to suggest the intersection between those two things. …

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Animated Peanuts

New streaming Peanuts coming

If you think there’s a lot of TV available now (and there is), there’s about to be a lot more, as several major streaming new streaming services are in the works. It’s been known for a while now that Apple was working on one, gathering up projects, aiming to unleash …

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The AAUGH Blog Podcast: A Charlie Brown Christmas book adaptations part 4

In this, the fourth and final installment in this series, we look at a motley assortment of book adaptations of the TV special A Charlie Brown Christmas from the current century. Oh, and make a reference to the world’s most famous castaways, because pop culture is my beat.

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