The AAUGH Blog Podcast: Politics and Peanuts

While the Peanuts strip rarely aimed in direct blatant ways of the politics of the moment, beyond the strip politics and Peanuts became entwined in a number of ways.


The latest news and notes for collector’s of Luchless Z. March’s famed comic strip, Peapod.

The AAUGH Blog Podcast 17: Wallace Exman Interview

The AAUGH Blogger interviews Wallace Exman, who edited Peanuts books for both World Publishing and Holt, Rinehart, and Winston in the 1960s and 1970s.

The AAUGH Blog Podcast: The Most Controversial Peanuts Book of All!

There are hundreds of Peanuts books, so many that most pass by without much public notice. But there was one that found itself the focus of a bit of a public tussle. In this episode, we explain why. For those who have listened to this episode, here’s the reference section. …

The AAUGH Blog Podcast: Romance

This week’s podcast take a look at romance, both how Charles Schulz lived it and how he depicted it.

The AAUGH Blog Podcast: What is a book, anyway?

The Reference library has many, many Peanuts books… including a few things that aren’t quite books, and others that are barely books, and others that are books and more. We take an (audio) look at them here.

The AAUGH Blog Podcast: Nosey Little Puppies

A relatively brief episode looking at some other dogs named “Snoopy” from children’s literature… including the podcast’s first storytime!

The AAUGH Blog Podcast: Robert Pope interview

On this episode if The AAUGH Blog Podcast, we have a nice long interview with Robert Pope, the artist on many recent Peanuts storybooks and on the Kaboom! Peanuts comic book, a wide-ranging conversation that covers not only that, but touches on his work on Batman: The Brave and the Bold, Scooby-Doo, …

The AAUGH Blog Podcast: Book review – The Comics of Charles Schulz

This review of The Comics of Charles Schulz, a collection of academic papers, is pretty much the same as the one I’ve posted on the blog. So it’s your choice about whether you want to read it or to listen to it (or to skip it altogether, I suppose.)

The AAUGH Blog Podcast episode 10: Mailbag!

The AAUGH Blogger answers podcast listeners’ and blog readers’ questions in this first of we-expect-there’ll-be-more episode! In this one, he fields questions about Snoopy, censorship, kids saying the darndest things, and more! Send your questions to