Nat talks Schulz on the radio

I’ve got the official definite time for that radio appearance I mentioned a while back. On this coming Monday, Jan 31, I’ll be in the studios of KPCC, the biggest public radio station in Southern California, appearing on AirTalk with Larry Mantle. With me in the studio will be “Drabble” creator Kevin Fagan, and calling in will be Jeannie Schulz, and the topic will the “Schulz’s Legacy”.

Larry Mantle has been doing AirTalk for a quarter century now, including the years that I spent living in the station’s home of Pasadena. While the station doesn’t quite reach out to where I’m living now, I’ve spent a fair amount of time over the years listening to Mr. Mantle, so it’ll be a bit odd to be on the other side of this transmission. We’ll be on during the last half hour before noon, and yes, the show will then be available on the website.

Spot the Dog

I publish things. I also research things. And really, the two efforts are often one and the same: I research stuff and find that it’s worth publishing; I publish stuff and in the process I’m doing research. That all just happened for me with a syndicated comics panel called “Spot” …

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Meet Peanuts!

One of the complaints that Schulz had about his strip being named Peanuts against his wishes is that it lead some people to think that one of the characters in the strip was named “Peanuts.” That was brought to mind when I read this particular strip in a book that …

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Be More Charlie Brown impends

I have now received my box of author’s copies of┬áBe More Charlie Brown, which will be officially released next week. This light-hearted self-help book is a follow-up to my earlier (and still available) volume, Be More Snoopy. As I always do with my new Peanuts-related hardcovers, I’m willing to send …