The AAUGH Blog Podcast: It’s Only a Game

In the late 1950s, Charles Schulz created another syndicated newspaper feature, the gag panel “It’s Only a Game”. The AAUGH Blogger talks about the history of this creation, and his own efforts to restore and reprint this little-known series.

The book It’s Only a Game: The Complete Color Collection is available for immediate order from Amazon.

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Snoopy Town

The last Peanutsy place for me to cover from my Japan trip is Snoopy Town Shop, a chain of Peanuts merchandise stores. I stopped by one on the top store of a mall in Kyoto. They carried an array of items, but nothing too surprising – apparel, phone cases, toiletries, figures, …

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Peanuts sightings in Japan

I’m still recovering from the cold that I picked up in Japan (which luckily didn’t strike fully until I was  back), but here are a few stray things that I saw while there. A vending machine of Snoopy charms. (There were also similar “Gacha capsule” machines with three Snoopy figures.) …

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A real Snoopy fan

I’m back from Japan, but under the weather, so it may be a few days before I catch up on documenting the Trip’s Peanutsy aspects.