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Podcast swap sought

I’ve been thinking lately that it might be fun to do a “podcast swap” – get some other podcaster to appear as a guest on The AAUGH Blog Podcast, and then I appear on theirs. The trick would be finding someone with a podcast: whose podcast isn’t about Peanuts who …

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Classic finds

That Ketcham/Schulz Golf Journal cover

I get emails from time to time which boil down to “can you tell your readers about my eBay auction of Peanuts stuff”, and it is my policy to ignore them. I’m making an exception in this case for a very specific reason. When I posted a couple years ago …

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The AAUGH Blog Podcast: Post-Apocalyptic Peanuts

Jason Yungbluth talks about his unlikely creation, the post-apocalyptic Peanuts parody Weapon Brown, 

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Upcoming releases

Make “Good Grief” 2% of your vocabulary!

Coming in December is the board book My First 100 Peanuts Words, written by May Nakamura (author of such upcoming books as Batman Says Thank You and Yeti, Set, Go!) and drawn by Peanuts regular Vicki Scott. It’s 26 pages, so each word is less than a page… but if a picture is on …

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Comic-Con

2018 San Diego Comic Con for AAUGH blog followers, preview post 1

Comic-Con International: San Diego (or, as everyone calls it, just San Diego Comic Con) is still more than a month away, with the preview night coming July 18 and then four full days of convention excess to follow. But for those who are planning to go (and if you’re not …

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The AAUGH Blog Podcast: Advertising and Peanuts

The AAUGH Blogger talks a little about Peanuts history, and how advertising actually helped more people to love Peanuts.

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General

More North Korean football references

Thanks to a post by comics writer Dan Mishkin, I’ve managed to add to more examples to this array of the “Lucy pulls the football away” concept being applied to the recent discussions with North Korea.   And that, of course, is just its use in cartoons. There’s plenty of …

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Upcoming releases

Snoopy Mad Libs

Do you ever get the feeling that your libs are just too sedate, and that you need something wilder in your life? If so, you’re both confused and in luck, because coming next February is Snoopy Mad Libs, a Peanutsed-up version of the word game where you create a silly story …

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General

Peanuts in Vegas

I’m back from my trip to Las Vegas.  The Licensing Expo is an odd experience, with brands both big and small trying to find new outlets for their trademarks. You can be talking to someone who is trying to get some new milage out of once-diseased consumer brands like Ken-L …

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Comic book Peanuts

1950s Peanuts comic books collected!

My oh my, I step away from the computer for a few days of traveling, and all Dell breaks loose! KaBOOM!, the publishers 0f the new Peanuts comic book stories of recent years, has announced Peanuts:  Dell Archive, a collection of Peanuts comic book stories originally published by Dell Publishing. The …

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