Anticipation is growing for the first major Peanuts feature in years, with Charlie Brown and the gang heading to the big screen on November 6. As part of that excitement, a website called Peanutize Me is giving people the chance to make their own character. We decided to do it too!
Dig this, blockheads: The ‘Peanuts’ gang, originally created by cartoonist Charles Schulz, have appeared in so many incarnations in their 65-year history. They’ve been a comic strip, a series of much-beloved television specials, a Broadway musical, greeting card staples, and even the successful pitchmen for life insurance. Now, for the first time, they’re becoming a 3D feature film, with this year’s ‘The Peanuts Movie.’
Peanuts creator Charles M. Schulz once had a crush on a woman 23 years younger than him. He sent her love letters that included drawings of his beloved Peanuts characters that included her name. He even snuck her into the Peanuts strip once or twice.
Like most products on the store shelves these days, peanut butter is facing a sharp upswing in regards to pricing. A bad summer crop has seen prices for peanut butter rise already, and more price increases are expected.
Peanut butter prices have gone up 30 percent or more because hot weather in states like Texas and Georgia hurt this year’s peanut crop and because some farmers switched to more pr