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Good Grief, even more Q-Nuts: "It's Climate Change, Charlie Brown!"

TWO brand new Tom the Dancing Bug books are coming out this November: Tom the Dancing Bug Awakens; and Tom the Dancing Bug, Without the Bad Ones! Reserve your copies by pre-ordering (at a lower price) today! RIGHT HERE AND NOW. — Read the rest
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Music Minute: It's the Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown

This fall, Craft Recordings will celebrate Halloween with a collectible , pumpkin -shaped vinyl album featuring Vince Guaraldi ’s evocative music from It’s the Great Pumpkin , Charlie Brown.Brought to you by: Frugal Focus
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The 10 Apple TV+ Movies That Justify A Subscription

Now that we've accepted that we're all going to drown in an endless sea of streaming options, apps, and a whole lot of plus signs, it's time to enjoy our fate and just keep swimming. Apple TV+ has made a name for itself with popular shows like "Ted Lasso" and "Central Park," but the streaming service's original movie selection is nothing to scoff at. For just $4.99 a month, there's plenty to get your money's worth. In no particular order, here are 10 Apple TV+ movies that justify a subscription....
Tags: Apple, Texas, Movies, New York City, Apple TV, Netflix, Ireland, Bill Murray, Charles, Bryce Dallas Howard, Henry Rollins, Ruby, Naacp, Deaf, Charlie Brown, Samuel L Jackson

How to Deal With a Bad Haircut

Picture this. You’re at the barbershop. Your barber takes a few final snips to clean up some stray hairs around your ear line. He takes off your cape and swivels your chair around so you’re facing the mirror. Then he holds a handheld mirror up behind you so you can see the back of your head. With a big smile on his face, the barber asks, “So what do you think?” What you think is that it’s a terrible haircut. The worst one you’ve ever gotten in your life. You’re going to have to walk around...
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Leave BEWITCHED alone

I made the mistake of watching THE HISTORY OF THE SITCOM Sunday night on CNN.  I’m like Charlie Brown with the football.  Every chapter pisses me off.  It’s not a history of an art... [Author: By Ken Levine]
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In Defense of Charlie Brown

I've always had a love-hate relationship with the word deceptively. For example, suppose a musical is actually very complex, but it seems very simple. Is that show "deceptively complex" or "deceptively simple"? Yeah, me either. It's a valuable idea to have a word for, but no one is sure which way it works. Look it up in the dictionary, and it'll tell you it means either.The Oxford English Dictionary website says, "Deceptively belongs to a very small set of words whose meaning is genuinely ambig...
Tags: New York, Boston, Theatre, America, Live, New York Times, Performing Arts, Stage, Broadway, Theater, Annie, Charles Schultz, Musical, Times, Charlie Brown, Kristin Chenoweth

Q-Nuts: "It's the Delta Variant, Charlie Brown"

TWO brand new Tom the Dancing Bug books are coming out this November: Tom the Dancing Bug Awakens; and Tom the Dancing Bug, Without the Bad Ones! You can reserve your copies by pre-ordering (at a lower price) today!  — Read the rest
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Music Minute: A Boy Named Charlie Brown

Craft Recordings announces a vinyl reissue of the PEANUTS classic, A Boy Named Charlie Brown. Featuring nine evocative cues from the Vince Guaraldi Trio , the album has been newly remastered from the original analog tapes by Kevin Gray at Cohearent Audio.Brought to you by: Frugal Focus
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How Republicans out of power are trying to dictate policy to Democrats

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (L) and Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (R). Photo by Caroline Brehman and Manuel Balce Ceneta via AP Photo Some Republicans insist Democrats can't pass a budget package in tandem with a bipartisan bill. Progressives argue Republicans are trying to dictate policy - and governance - from the minority. Biden is intent on negotiating with the GOP, but the filibuster also blocks most Democratic initiatives. See more stories on Insider's business pag...
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Democratic senator says Mitch McConnell may 'pull the football out' from Democrats on infrastructure

Sen. Tim Kaine (D-VA). Stefani Reynolds/Reuters Sen. Tim Kaine compared McConnell to the Peanuts character Lucy who yanks the football from Charlie Brown. "It's not unlike him to sometimes pull the football out when the kicker is just about to kick it," Kaine told Politico. McConnell is urging Biden to ensure congressional Democrats follow his lead, jeopardizing infrastructure. See more stories on Insider's business page. Sen. Tim Kaine of Virginia offered an analogy to the "Peanut...
Tags: Congress, Senate, Virginia, West Virginia, Trends, Joe Biden, House, Mitch McConnell, Medicare, Nancy Pelosi, Biden, Charlie Brown, Lucy, Bernie Sanders, Manchin, McConnell

Apple TV+ Shares Trailer for Musical Comedy Series 'Schmigadoon!' Ahead of July 16 Premiere

Apple today announced the release of the official trailer for the upcoming musical comedy series "Schmigadoon!" ahead of its July 16 premiere on Apple TV+. A parody of iconic Golden Age musicals, Apple says "Schmigadoon!" stars Cecily Strong and Keegan-Michael Key as a couple on a backpacking trip designed to reinvigorate their relationship who discover a magical town living in a 1940s musical. They then learn that they can't leave until they find "true love." Apple says the series has a star...
Tags: Apple, Charlie Brown, Cecily Strong, Lupita Nyong, Keegan Michael Key, Ann Harada, Apple TV shows, Apple TV Plus, Apple TV Shows Apple

'The Handmaid's Tale' shocks in its season finale

After at times feeling like Lucy pulling the football away from Charlie Brown in terms of its narrative arc, "The Handmaid's Tale" delivered a season finale that closed a key chapter while providing the central character, June, with what she has clearly craved from the outset of the latest season: Revenge.
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Charles Schulz Documentary 'Who Are You, Charlie Brown?' Trailer

"He was those characters." Apple has unveiled an official trailer for a documentary titled Who Are You, Charlie Brown?, available for streaming later in June this year. This hour-long doc special is a tribute to and also a look back at cartoonist Charles M. Schulz, who passed away in 2000. It includes conversations friends, family and others involved in the iconic comic strip to provide a portrait of the late Peanuts creator. Executive produced by Brian Grazer and Ron Howard, the documentary...
Tags: Apple, Movies, Trailer, Documentaries, Charlie Brown, Ron Howard, Brian Grazer, Lupita Nyong, Charles M Schulz, Charles Schulz, To Watch, Jeff Morrow, Noah Schnapp, Jean Schulz Drew Barrymore Al Roker Kevin Smith

This Week In Trailers: Wildland, Cryptozoo, Blind Ambition, Who Are You, Charlie Brown?

Trailers are an under-appreciated art form insofar that many times they’re seen as vehicles for showing footage, explaining films away, or showing their hand about what moviegoers can expect. Foreign, domestic, independent, big budget: What better way to hone your skills as a thoughtful moviegoer than by deconstructing these little pieces of advertising? This week, we’re giving away psychiatric help for a nickel, go visit our off-the-rail relatives, opine while watching something magically anim...
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Who Are You, Charlie Brown?

Who Are You, Charlie Brown? is a forthcoming feature-length documentary about the Peanuts comic strip and its creator, Charles Schulz. Honoring the “everyman” creator, Charles “Sparky” Schulz, “Who Are You, Charlie Brown?” celebrates the significance and global multi-generational popularity of the comic strip and its timeless artistry and design to profile the man whose simple characters would touch the lives of millions through the decades and become beloved cultural icons. Featuring inter...
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This New Documentary on Peanuts Creator Charles Schulz Looks Like a Security Blanket for Your Soul

There have been several documentaries about and tributes for Charlie Brown and Snoopy, along with their creator, Peanuts cartoonist Charles M. Schulz. But there’s still plenty of room for more, which is good because Apple TV has a new one on the way titled Who Are You, Charlie Brown? and its first trailer is here.Read more...
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Apple TV Plus Announces ‘Who Are You, Charlie Brown?’ Release Date (TV News Roundup)

Apple TV Plus announced that the documentary special “Who Are You, Charlie Brown?” will premiere on June 25. Narrated by Lupita Nyong’o, the special will honor “Peanuts” creator Charles “Sparky” Schulz and celebrate the significance of the timeless comic strip with a new animated story that follows Charlie Brown on a quest to discover himself. […]
Tags: Apple, News, Charles Schultz, Charlie Brown, Cbs Sunday Morning, Lupita Nyong, Apple TV Plus, Charles Sparky Schulz

'Who Are You, Charlie Brown?' Coming to Apple TV+ on June 25

Apple has today announced "Who Are You, Charlie Brown?," a new documentary that takes a look at the origins of Peanuts and its creator Charles M. Schulz. Who Are You, Charlie Brown? celebrates Schulz and the global popularity of Peanuts using an interweaved animated story that follows Charlie Brown as he embarks on a journey of self-discovery. Who Are You, Charlie Brown? comes from Imagine Documentaries and is narrated by Lupita Nyong'o. The special is set to feature interviews with friends, ...
Tags: Apple, Charlie Brown, Lupita Nyong, Schulz, Charles M Schulz, Apple TV shows, Apple TV Plus, Apple TV Shows Apple

These Unpublished Charles Schultz Cartoons Are About (!!) Adults

Here’s the story of a set of seven comic strips, called “the Hagemeyer strips” after their main character, set in an office, with protagonists who seem an awful lot like grownup versions of Charlie Brown and Lucy Van Pelt. (Poor Charlie Brown — the Lucy character is his boss.) – The Washington Post
Tags: Art, Words, Charles Schultz, Charlie Brown, Lucy, Lucy van Pelt, 05.31.21

9 new books to explore our shared cultural history [reading list]

How did the Peanuts gang respond to—and shape–—postwar American politics? How did a single game become a cultural touchstone for urban Chinese Americans in the 1930s, incarcerated Japanese Americans during World War II, and Jewish American suburban mothers? Were nineteenth-century Brits very, deeply bored?Cultural and social history bring to life the beliefs, understandings, and motivations of peoples throughout time. Explore these nine books to expand your understanding of who we are. 1. Charli...
Tags: Asia, Europe, Books, London, Featured, America, History, World, Rome, Britain, United States, Egypt, Middle East, Shanghai, British, West End

Knott’s Berry Farm kicks off Summer Nights festival with a massive entertainment lineup

Knott’s Berry Farm is kicking off a year-long 100th anniversary celebration with a summer-long festival that will bring a massive lineup of entertainment to the Buena Park theme park after a year-long pandemic closure. The Knott’s Summer Nights food and music festival opened Friday, May 21 and will run through Sept. 6. Sign up for our Park Life newsletter and find out what’s new and interesting every week at Southern California’s theme parks. Subscribe here. From right, four-year-old Makay...
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Top 6 Fad Dances You Can Learn with Your Kids

Dancing with your kids is fun and a great way to bond. You may even like the music you let them choose. Of course, dance is more than just a bit of fun.  When you dance with children you give them an opportunity to improve their hand and eye coordination. They will learn to embrace their own body and move effortlessly around the floor. Dace gives them the opportunity to explore their own boundaries and push the limits of their current abilities. Plus music is good for your mental health! ...
Tags: Fashion, Dance, Dancing, Madonna, Charlie Brown, YMCA, Macarena, Dance Party, Stuff For Kids, Dance Class, Dance Lessons, Dace, Fad

Q-Nuts: "It's the Insurrection, Charlie Brown"

MEMBERSHIPS are now open for Tom the Dancing Bug's INNER HIVE. Join the team that makes Tom the Dancing Bug possible, and get exclusive access to comics before they are published anywhere, commentary, sneak peeks, insider scoops, extra comics, and lots of other stuff. — Read the rest
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What's New on Hulu in May 2021

Streaming services as still dealing with the fallout from the lack of big theatrical releases in 2020, which means that this month’s Hulu lineup is once again short on newer movies I’ve actually heard of. But a little googling has revealed a bunch of more obscure indie releases and documentaries I’m definitely adding…Read more...
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New California health guidelines provide live theater venues a bittersweet return to inside shows

The stage curtains may soon rise for live entertainment in California. But for performance venues, the benefits remain unclear for now. Live theater and large musical venues have endured more than a year of coronavirus closures, with few, if any, hints about when they might be able to put on shows in front of live audiences. That has recently changed. State officials on Friday, April 2, released new guidelines on when, and with what restrictions, theaters with a capacity of up to 1,500 people ca...
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Biden's historic victory for America -- no thanks to GOP

While Biden has repeatedly touted the importance of unity and bipartisan cooperation, he has not granted Republicans much time to play their "Lucy and Charlie Brown" football game, writes Julian Zelizer.
Tags: America, Cnn, Gop, Biden, Charlie Brown, Lucy

Netflix Releases ‘The Serpent’ Premiere Date and Trailer (TV News Roundup)

In today’s TV news roundup, Netflix revealed the premiere date and trailer for “The Serpent,” and Apple TV Plus announced the streaming premiere date for “It’s the Easter Beagle, Charlie Brown.”  DATES Netflix announced that crime drama “The Serpent” will premiere on April 2. Inspired by real events set in the 1970s, the limited series tells the […]
Tags: Apple, News, Peanuts, Netflix, Charlie Brown, the Serpent, Ghostwriter, Worn Stories

When Anthony Haden-Guest Met The Christos

It was during the Running Fence project that Christo and Jeanne-Claude took me to meet the Charles Schulz, the late creator of Peanuts, who had a home in the county capital, Santa Rosa. We had coffee in Snoopy mugs and wiped our lips on Charlie Brown and Lucy napkins. This was before the explosion of branding, he was just fond of his creations. He liked the Christos too, indeed had spoken up at one of the hearings to say he was surprised by the local opposition to the project. – White Hot Magaz...
Tags: Art, People, Charlie Brown, Lucy, Christo, Santa Rosa, Charles Schulz, Christos, Jeanne Claude, Anthony Haden, 02.21

‘The Snoopy Show’ Trailer: Charlie Brown’s Dog Heads to Apple TV+

AppleTV+ is still searching for its identity as a streaming service, and aside from the heartwarming and hilarious Ted Lasso, the streamer has yet to enter the zeitgeist in the same way that some of its rivals have. While it waits for the Next Big Thing to catch on in the public eye, families and kids will be able to enjoy The Snoopy Show, an animated return to the world of Peanuts which showcases brand new adventures for the creative canine and his bird buddy Woodstock. Check out the latest tr...
Tags: Apple, Comedy, Television, Movies, Peanuts, Apple TV, Animation, Charlie Brown, Ron Howard, Woodstock, Jeff Goldblum, Snoopy, Charles Schulz, TV Trailer, Morgan Neville, Appletv

Episode 65 | Mars, Uranus, and Revisiting the US Pluto Return

SHOW NOTES FOR EPISODE 65 (1/18/2021) Title: 065 | Mars, Uranus, and Revisiting the US Pluto Return April and Jen take an astrological look at the events of January 6 here in the U.S., including Pluto inching ever closer to its 2022 return in the U.S. chart. And as Inauguration Day approaches, we give some side-eye to the unpredictable combination of Mars and Uranus, and a Taurus First Quarter Moon overflowing with tension. In other news, Sun enters Aquarius and joins up with Saturn; plus M...
Tags: Podcast, US, Mars, Saturn, Jupiter, UC Berkeley, Pluto, Charlie Brown, Aries, Astrology, Jen, Samaria, US Capitol, Episodes, Podcast News, Donna Cunningham