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 print and ebook from Bear Manor Media, who also publish Burghoff’s autobiography) just focuses on a group senior citizens, colorful retirees who form a retirement commune.

Upcoming releases
Shoot for the Moon, Snoopy cover

We now have a cover image for the upcoming book Shoot For The Moon, Snoopy! And I should note the cultural bias of this shot. Why is Snoopy shown right side up and Woodstock down upsidew-down. There is no right-side up in space! This is just anti-bird prejudice!! Also: is that inset …

Animated Peanuts
Peanuts By Schulz. THAT kind of Peanuts.

AAUGH Blog Reader John reminds me that I have not kept up with the DVD releases of “Peanuts by Schulz”, the European-produced Peanuts shorts. The latest announcement is for the Springtime collection, which ships at the end of February. Just out this past week is It’s Only Love (which for some reason …

New releases
Review: My First 100 Peanuts Words

  The first entry in the board book My First 100 Peanuts Words is Charlie Brown, which is arguably either two words or not a word at all. Like all of the 101 other entries in this book, it is accompanied by an illustration of the subject (or, in the case of music, a picture …