The AAUGH Blog Podcast: The Defeasible Pumpkin

The AAUGH Blogger takes a look at the inobvious 1997 book The Defeasible Pumpkin: An Epiphany in a Pumpkin Patch. It’s Christian apologetics fun! Particularly if you define “fun” very loosely! (The free PDF of the book can be found at this link.)

Peapodcast: The Peapod Thesaurus

In this episode, the Peapodcaster takes a look at The Peapod Thesaurus from the 1970s.

The AAUGH Blog Podcast: You Down With GMP’s?

The AAUGH Blogger looks at a booklet where the Peanuts characters teach us about… sanitary beverage manufacturing? You betcha!

The AAUGH Blog Podcast: Nun Funnies

The AAUGH Blogger takes a look at the spate of nun cartoons of the 1950s, and the effect they may have had on the work of Charles M. Schulz.   The above example of the sort of work discussed comes from Bill O’Malley, who, like all the folks involved, is …

The AAUGH Blog Podcast: Gary Burghoff (!!!)

Gary Burghoff, who was the original Charlie Brown in the off-Broadway smash You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown joins us to discuss that, as well as his own venture into comic strips, which in a way is the flip-side of Peanuts… instead of just focusing on kids, Gary Burghoff’s The Home (available in …

The AAUGH Blog Podcast: Not That Charlie Brown

There are many Charlies Brown in this world. Some of them have written books about being Charlie Brown. In this episode, the AAUGH Blogger takes a look at several such book, including one of particular significance to the Peanuts fan.

The AAUGH Blog Podcast: Post-Apocalyptic Peanuts

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

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.

The AAUGH Blog Podcast: Star Trek and Peanuts

The AAUGH Blogger looks at some of the links between Star Trek and Peanuts, and gets into the story about how he revealed which Peanuts cast member is a secret Trekkie, and why that fact was hidden for years… and how he got it very wrong.

The AAUGH Blog Podcast: Peanuts buy-in (Planet Peanuts)

We’re shipping out this week’s episode early to cover breaking news – media giant Sony buying a portion of the rights to Peanuts. The press release and AAUGH Blogger analysis in this episode of the podcast. (I swear I’m not really changing the title of the blog permanently to Planet …