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What Peanuts Taught Us About Life

Posted 11.26.2012 | Arts

Many of you have undoubtedly experienced the wonder that is the Peanuts comic in one way or another. Perhaps you read the strip in the newspaper or yo...

Atheist Group Accused Of Waging War On Christmas For Attacking 'Charlie Brown Christmas' School Trip

Posted 01.26.2013 | Education

An atheist group is accused of waging war against Christmas by attacking an Arkansas elementary school for a field trip to see "A Charlie Brown Christ...

20 Things You Didn't Know About Charles Schulz

Posted 11.26.2012 | Arts

Today is the birthday of American cartoonist Charles Monroe Schulz. The "Peanuts" creator would turn 90 years old if he were still alive today. Bor...

New SpongeBob SquarePants Song Urges Shoppers Not to Be Jerks This Holiday Season

Jim Hill | Posted 01.23.2013 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

So who's responsible for the catchiest holiday song to come along in years? Would you believe Michael Vick and South Carolina Rep. Joe Wilson? It was Vick and Wilson's bad behavior which helped inspire the creation of that new Xmas classic, "Don't Be a Jerk (It's Christmas)."

Monopoly, Risk and Sorry! Family Fun, Post-NOAA Holidays and the Quadrangle

Marie Woolf | Posted 01.16.2013 | Comedy
Marie Woolf

How awful, as we enter the great family fun season of sugar cookies, Charlie Brown and battered, beloved board games, to find ourselves suddenly flashing our hands in front of the kids' tender eyes to block them from the latest in the sordid franchise: Real Housewives of Military Bases.

Luke Skywalker Would Approve Of This Engagement Ring

Posted 11.12.2012 | Weddings

The Force was with one New Jersey tattoo artist when he set out to create an R2-D2-inspired engagement ring for his "Star Wars"-obsessed girlfriend. ...

Why Would the Adults Handing Out Candy on Halloween Selectively Give Charlie Brown a Rock?

Quora | Posted 12.30.2012 | Entertainment

This question originally appeared on Quora. By Justin Freeman, Former Police Officer Because among his group, Charlie represents the oppressed eve...

Is 'It's The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown' Too Mean For Kids?

Posted 10.31.2012 | Comedy

Conan is right. "It's The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown" is a lot meaner than we remember it. Today's kids probably can't handle this stark look at the...

PHOTOS: 'Charlie Brown' Exhibit Opens At MSI

Posted 10.28.2012 | Chicago

The Museum of Science and Industry last week opened its newest temporary exhibition -- an homage to the "Peanuts" gang, the inspiring creations of Min...

It's A Feature Film, Charlie Brown!

The Huffington Post | Madeline Boardman | Posted 10.09.2012 | Entertainment

Big news for Charlie Brown! The world's most persistent placekicker, Great Pumpkin-seeker, and all-around lovable loser is headed for the big screen. ...

Life's Ultimate Question: Which Peanuts Character Are You?

Sam Lyons | Posted 02.19.2012 | Home
Sam Lyons

Figuring out which Peanuts character you are can really help you figure out who you are on a deeper level. Me? I fancy myself as a Linus.

Charlie Brown and the Lost Art of the Runt

Melissa Carter | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Melissa Carter

Maybe because of the anti-bullying campaigns that have intensified recently, I noticed how members of the Peanuts gang treat Charlie Brown and was shocked by some of the things they say to him.

Charlie Brown Live and in Brooklyn!

Kris LoPresto | Posted 02.15.2012 | New York
Kris LoPresto

Charlie Brown's little Christmas tree and all your favorite childhood characters come to life in Pig Brooch's production of The Charlie Brown Christmas Special. The folks at Pig Brooch get all of the pacing, dancing and mannerisms down flawlessly.

Ron English Discusses His Pop Surrealism (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

John Wellington Ennis | Posted 02.07.2012 | Arts
John Wellington Ennis

Ron English's latest collection, "The Seasons of Supurbia," is a journey through pop surrealism, realized in English's universe as tableaus of toys with twisted features in a foreboding landscape.

WATCH: It's National UnFriend Day Charlie Brown!

Posted 11.16.2011 | Comedy

Jimmy Kimmel made headlines last year when he declared November 17 to be National UnFriend Day, a day when Facebook users the world over should cleans...

The BEST Late Night Clips Of The Week

Matt Wilstein | Posted 12.30.2011 | Comedy
Matt Wilstein

After the Muammar Gaddafi dust cleared, everyone was ready to move on (except maybe Michele Bachmann). The cable news channels quickly turned their a...

The Best #RejectedPeanutsSpecials Tweets So Far

Posted 12.28.2011 | Comedy

The holiday season is upon us -- or as it's better known, the few months of nonstop Charlie Brown specials. From "It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brow...

WATCH: GOP Debates, Presented By 'Peanuts'

Posted 12.28.2011 | Comedy

As if the Republican presidential debates didn't already seem cartoony and childish enough, Jimmy Kimmel has paired them with some actual cartoon chil...

WATCH: Charles Schulz Draws, Explains Charlie Brown

Posted 11.02.2011 | Arts

In the video below, beloved cartoonist Charles Schulz gives a little bit of background behind his Charlie Brown character, all the while drawing the a...

WATCH: Charlie Sheen As Charlie Brown In Kimmel Kartoon

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

What's happening to Charlie Sheen is upsetting, but it is also a teaching moment for our children. Fortunately, Jimmy Kimmel never misses an opportun...

City Councilman Threatened Over Pit Bull Ban Stance

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Denver Police are deploying patrols around the home of a city councilman after he received a threatening note over his stance on the city's long-stand...

TONIGHT: The Annoyance's Family-Friendly Christmas

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The Annoyance Theatre & Bar, an Uptown institution led by pioneering improviser Mick Napier, is maybe best known for its long-running and hilarious mu...

Why A Charlie Brown Christmas Is Christmas for Me

Jonathan Kim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

I tend to be very careful about acquiring more stuff, especially at Christmastime. But does that make me anti-Christmas? If it does, what is Christmas?

DVDs: Peanuts and Other New Holiday Titles

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

Okay, you already own It's A Wonderful Life and A Christmas Story. But maybe you need a new title or two to spruce up your holiday DVD collection. Here are some recent releases to consider.

'Peanut' Love

The Guardian | Joe Queenan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The premise, after all, is a bit of an inside joke: the central character in Peanuts is the hapless, downbeat Charlie Brown. Americans do not ordinari...