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 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 email@example.com
There have been many book biopgraphies of Charles Schulz published, and some of them have been deeply researched, craftily told, and carefully fact-checked. This podcast is about the other ones.
In this episode, the AAUGH Blogger talkes with Andrew Farago, author of The Complete Peanuts Family Album and curator of San Francisco’s renowned Cartoon Art Music, about has favorite minor Peanuts characters and other grand topics!
The AAUGH Blogger, with all his hundreds of reprints of Peanuts and other comic strips on his shelf, muses a bit about the nature of reprints, and how they’re not all the same.
In 1968, Harriet Glickman wrote to Charles Schulz to encourage him to integrate the comic strip by adding an African America character to Peanuts. In this episode, we talk to her about why she wrote that letter, and how it caused a controversial change to America’s most popular comic strip.
You don’t accumulate over a thousand Peanuts books without learning a few tricks. On this episode, The AAUGH Blogger discusses the ins and outs of the collecting effort, with tips that would apply beyond Peanuts books into not only other books, but collecting in general.