audio and visual Peanuts

A couple quick notes, things sent in from readers:

AAUGH Blog reader Scott Microsoft is offering some free (digital) Christmas albums for folks who sign up for a thirty-day free trial of their “Groove Music Pass” service, and they include A Charlie Brown ChristmasHow the Grinch Stole ChristmasA Motown Christmas, and all the Justin Bieber Christmas you could want. I’m not signing up, because I already have A Charlie Brown Christmas and all the Justin Bieber Christmas music I want.

And AAUGH Blog Reader John points out that the first DVD for the current animated Peanuts run, the English translation of the short French cartoons, has been announced. Peanuts by Schulz: Snoopy Tales has two disks with three hours worth of material at a suggested price of $18.94, because people like to just make up silly numbers.


Animated Peanuts
New Peanuts feature film on the way

Apple, who have been producing Peanuts series and specials in plentitude, have announced that they, Wildbrain, and Peanuts Worldwide are working together on a new Peanuts feature-length film, the Hollywood Reporter notes. If you liked the last feature film, then this should be very good news. They’re using a story …

Animated Peanuts
Beagle Scout missions

Those of you who have never been to the San Diego Comic-Con (or who haven’t been in a the past couple decades) may not realize that the event goes well beyond the convention center. For blocks around, there are pop-up shops in unused storefronts, studios creating fan “experiences” in parking …

Animated Peanuts
Bulk book

What do I have to say about the new board book edition of It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown. I mean, the reading experience of being told “and that happens at every door. All the other kids get wonderful treats like candy, gum, and popcorn balls … and Charlie Brown …