Now to put my house back in order

I just had a quartet of moviemakers in my house, interviewing me and filming some of the stuff in the Reference Library as part of a documentary they’re making to promote The Peanuts Movie. So I put on my act-like-an-expert hat, took off my glasses (they were causing an odd reflection – so now the world will see me unbespectacled! I feel naked!), gave them the best answers I could. We shall see what comes of it.

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 Be 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 …