Discounted necessity

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AAUGH Blog reader Jim points out that¬†Only What’s Necessary, Chip Kidd’s second look at Peanuts materials that I reviewed (positively) here, is now at two-thirds off its $40 cover price over at bn.com.

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Costco eases out of books

Membership-based store chain Costco has announced that they are backing out of carrying books as a year-round item, the New York Times reports. Those big tables filled with stacks of best-sellers and deluxe and kid-friendly titles will instead just be dragged out for the last third of the year, for …

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Sam’s Club special

AAUGH Blog reader Bill alerted us to the fact the Sam’s Club stores have the boxed set The Peanuts Collection for a mere $11.98, about $9 less than when Costco had that set two years ago, and far far less than the total cost of the enclosed books (The Peanuts …

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Various post-holiday notes

I hope that all of you who were Christmassing had a good one, and all of you who are Hannukafying are taking pleasure in these last few hours of the festival. Me, I not only got presents for both holidays, I got Peanuts presents for both. I’ll have pictures of …