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Charles M. Schulz

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  • Working for 'Peanuts'

    Working for 'Peanuts'
    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...
  • Raymond F. Stoiber, Joliet

     Raymond F. Stoiber, Joliet
    Age: 85 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...
  • The recipe for 'A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving'

    Sometimes the smallest notion can create magic. The 1973 animated special "A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving " was based on a "very simple idea," said the show's producer Lee Mendelson. Charles M. Schulz, the creator of the beloved "Peanuts" comic strip,...
  • Talking turkey and "A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving" with Lee Mendelson

    Talking turkey and "A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving" with Lee Mendelson
    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...
  • More than 'Peanuts' in Santa Rosa

    More than 'Peanuts' in Santa Rosa
    Fifty miles north of San Francisco, straddling U.S. Highway 101, sits Santa Rosa, former home of Charles M. Schulz and the gang from "Peanuts." From the highway, as you boom past at 70 mph, Santa Rosa appears to be just another somewhere on the way to...
  • PEN's Joan Didion event lacked just one thing: Joan Didion

    PEN Center USA's 23rd annual literary awards festival went off without a hitch at the Beverly Hills Hotel on Monday night -- except for the small fact that its lifetime achievement award winner, Joan Didion, was not in attendance. "Unfortunately, Joan...
  • Snoopy license plates: Thousands want 'Peanuts' beagle on their cars

    Snoopy license plates: Thousands want 'Peanuts' beagle on their cars
    Gov. Jerry Brown has cleared the way for California to begin issuing license plates adorned with the classic Peanuts beagle, Snoopy. Revenue generated from the specialized plate sales will benefit the California Cultural and Historical Endowment and...
  • Paul Natkin: Through the lens of rock 'n' roll

    Paul Natkin: Through the lens of rock 'n' roll
    Every picture tells a story. In Paul Natkin's world, sometimes multiple stories. Take, for example, his portrait of the Rolling Stones' Keith Richards. It's all there: the smirk, the skull ring, the cigarette butt in his right hand. And, yeah, he's...
  • State Assembly OKs Snoopy license plates bill to support museums

    State Assembly OKs Snoopy license plates bill to support museums
    He may not be taking on the Red Baron in this one, but Snoopy may soon be seen on the back of some California cars. The state Assembly passed a bill Thursday that would establish a Snoopy license plate to benefit California museums. AB 482, introduced...
  • You're a good man, Charles Schulz

    You're a good man, Charles Schulz
    No comic strip was more in touch with American pop culture in the 20th century than "Peanuts," drawn and written by the late, towering and much-revered cartoonist Charles Schulz. That his daily strip, so filled with unflinching sarcasm and childish wiles,...
  • Theater companies offer host of options for kids (and their parents) this summer

    Theater companies offer host of options for kids (and their parents) this summer
    Not having school during the summer months doesn’t HAVE to mean that your kids get to drive you nuts. Keep the little rugrats busy with some summertime theater. Here’s a roundup of shows in South Florida aimed at children…of all...