Dubious philosophy

Why am I dubious that the Kindle book pictured on the left is a properly authorized edition of the physical book seen on the right? Is it because of the art? No, they are both obviously cartoon masterpieces. Is it that the one on the left is published by “Canongate Books” but the one on the right is “Canongate Books Ltd.”?

No, I think it mostly boils down to the fact that, according to the Amazon listing for the one on the left, the author is “Schulz M. Charles”. Yeah, that’s it.

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  As these two ads, from 1954 and 1961 respectively, show, Patty and Violet had a rather consistent relationship… living on slightly different planes, and not introducing themselves, but giving a name to each other. 40 SHARES Share Tweet this thing Follow the AAUGH Blog

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The Untouchable Charlie Brown

If you look at this ad, you may be wondering (as I did when I stumbled across it) why Charlie Brown is advertising a television show in 1963… and why, of all shows, he’s advertising┬áThe Untouchables. (Or you may be one of the many people now populating the earth too …

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Peanuts First Edition guide

As proud as I am of my Peanuts Book Collectors Guide, it is not the be-all and end-all guide…. and as much as I have visions of making it so, the real life of being a father of two, the runner of a business, a make of dinners, and a …