Monday, May 9, 2011

February 6, 1954: You know the thing I like best in the world? CAUSTIC SODA

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There is spite, and there is this.  There's something almost affectionate about holding an entire party specifically to focus on something a particular, pointedly-uninvited person likes, although it's rather a lot of trouble to go through.  I can't help but think that the result would be rather a slapdash affair.  Why would you do otherwise, when the "guest of honor" won't even be there?


  1. Violet's spiteful interactions with Charlie Brown always crack me up. She's starting to rev up to her most familiar Violet-ness.

  2. Did anyone notice how the background changed in every frame?

  3. Slightly OT: I stumbled across this interesting (and unexpectedly moving) essay speculating how the Peanuts characters ended up as adults at: