AAUGH: Collectors’ Guides

Collecting Peanuts stuff is a hobby, and as with any good hobby, there are books about it. In this episode, Peanuts book collector Nat Gertler, the AAUGH Blogger, looks at some Peanuts collectors guides.

AAUGH: Cartoon Murder

This is a True Crime episode, looking at a little possible cartoon crime that Peanuts creator Charles M. Schulz may have committed. PodCash™ is an unregistered trademark of AAUGH.com. All right, it’s reserved. Books mentioned in this episode: Complete Peanuts 26 Peanuts Quilted Celebrations

AAUGH – Looking forward to 2019

The new year brings new Peanuts projects, and the AAUGH Blogger looks at them, including projects from heavy-hitters Apple and NASA. The books mentioned on this episode include: Shoot for the Moon, Snoopy! Snoopy, First Beagle on the Moon! Themed comic book story collections Lucy and Linus The Complete Peanuts …

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.”

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. …

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 specialĀ 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.

The AAUGH Blog Podcast: A Charlie Brown Christmas book adaptations part 3

In the 21st century, Hallmark entered the A Charlie Brown Christmas-adapting realm, and made a big thing of it. And one particular adaptation got reprocessed again and again. In this, the third of four podcast about adaptations of the classic TV special, The AAUGH Blogger looks at both Hallmark’s work …

The AAUGH Blog Podcast: A Charlie Brown Christmas book adaptations part 2

The AAUGH Blogger looks at about thirty years worth of book adaptations of A Charlie Brown Christmas adaptations, the varying art and the varying formats it’s presented in. Because when you look at the small details of anything, it can become interesting.

The AAUGH Blog Podcast: Gift Guide 2018

It’s getting to be gift-buying time, and the AAUGH Blogger is here with some recommended gifts, as well as some gift-giving tips and practices. Books mentioned include: I’m Not Your Sweet Babboo Peanuts Family Cookbook The Wisdom of Woodstock Peanuts Every Sunday 1976-1980 box set, 1971-1980 1961-1965 Schulz books at …

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

In 1965, the first of what would turn out to be many book adaptations of the TV specialĀ A Charlie Brown Christmas was published, illustrated by Dale Hale (read an interview with him here.) The AAUGH Blogger takes a deep dive on that adaptation, how it came to be, and what …