| Nov 23, 2013
Writing letters since: The 1980s; has had more than 400 published in the Tribune, Sun-Times and Joliet Herald News.
Life story in 50 words or less: Born and raised in Joliet, worked as a forklift operator for U.S. Steel for 32 years. Later...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 12:35 PM
SACRAMENTO -- The world's most recognizable beagle may soon be spotted on California cars.
Assemblywoman Toni Atkins (D-San Diego), along with officials from the Department of Motor Vehicles and other state agencies, publicized a new option for...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 8:15 AM
Et tu, Charlie Brown?
Everything else is going 3-D and CG. Why not Lucy, Snoopy and the rest of the "Peanuts" gang?
At least, that's what those behind a November 2015 release starring Charlie and his beloved canine are hoping.
Directed by “Ice...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 10:00 PM
When you tell me that they're making a 3D CGI movie featuring Charlie Brown, Snoopy and the Peanuts gang, of course my spidey-senses are gonna start to tingle. In today's age of strip-mining the past of all its nostalgia for the purpose of making a buck,...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 5:02 AM
Imagine a world in which children brutally slay demons in order to survive, knowing that when they grow up, they'll […]...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 12:00 PM
The greatest of all holiday specials, "A Charlie Brown Christmas," is on ABC at 8 tonight [Thursday]. (It's also available to stream free via Hulu.) Last year, I wrote about its music, which is some of my favorite music of all time. Unable to restate it...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Let NBC have their live musicals. Charlie Brown and his friends are sticking with ABC.
The network has extended its deal with Peanuts Worldwide LLC and Lee Mendelson Film Productions to air the classic animated holiday specials "A Charlie Brown...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 4:32 PM
When is A Charlie Brown Christmas on TV 2013? ALSO SEE: Holiday TV schedule 2013 FREE download A Charlie Brown Christmas — Monday, Dec. 2, 2013, at 8pm ET on ABC. (The network sometimes re-airs the special later in December, as well, so stay tuned...
| Nov 25, 2013
With the Thanksgiving holiday upon us, there's going to be a lot going on in kitchens around the country. But once the turkey has been eaten, and the football has been played, families will be gathering around the television set to watch Charlie Brown and...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 1:38 PM
Tom Everhart was teetering on the edge of despair in his East Village studio.
It was the early 1980s, and his portfolio — courtesy of a fine-art education — contained various permutations of skeletons. Cartoons weren't his thing, but there...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Thanksgiving 2013 in the United States is as late as it can be this year — Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013. Leading up to that date, and over Thanksgiving 2013 weekend, as always, there will be plenty of TV programming related to the holiday (and even the...