Counterpoint Review: The New Peanuts Movie Is As Bad As Peanuts

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Hold tight, this is going to hurt.

By now you already know that The Peanuts Movie is in theaters.  You may have seen it, probably with children (either your own or surrounded by them).  Maybe you’ve even read Jenny’s review of the film filled with, at rough count, eighty bajillion frame grabs from the movie.  I’m here to set the record straight about The Peanuts Movie and Peanuts in general.

Ready?  Good.

Peanuts sucks.  More after the break, if you need it.

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Review: The New Peanuts Movie Is Simply Delightful

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No matter if you’re 5 or 55, you’ve probably been affected by Peanuts cartoon artist,  Charles Schulz. Peanuts made its first appearance on October 2, 1950, in seven newspapers. The weekly Sunday-page debuted on January 6, 1952 and ran for 50 years!

Since that time we’ve grown to love Peanuts classics like It’s The Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown, A Charlie Brown Christmas, as well as a number of other films starring Snoopy, Lucy, Linus, Sally, Franklin, and the rest of the Peanuts gang. And as of November 6, 2015 the Schulz legacy continues with its debut of the new Peanuts Movie. And what a delightful and wonderful movie it is.

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Awesome Cosplay Of The Day: PEANUTS

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With the Peanuts movie right around the corner, we thought it would be fun to feature cosplay of people dressing up as our favorite Charles Shulz characters. You won’t get a “good grief” out of us, because we think these are delightfully fun. See more Chuck Brown and gang after the  break:

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If Cartoon Characters Were Real People

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I’ve seen a few of these before.  Might have even posted some in the Funnies.  But never before have I seen a collection of so many of these real world cartoon characters.  Some are amazing.  Some are bizarre.  Some will haunt your dreams.

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What Movies Could Sneak Into 2015’s Top Ten Grossing Films? (or “How Bad is Ryan’s B.O.?”)

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In a January article by Gabbing Geek’s own Ryan Garcia, he predicted the 2015 Top Ten Grossing films (domestic).  Rule of thumb says that to crack the top ten,  a film will need to surpass $200M+. Some of Ryan’s picks were right.  Some were wrong.    Where will we wind up and what could spoil Ryan’s top ten list?

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Gabbing Geek 52: Fantasy Season

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Gabbing Geek 52: Fantasy Season

While everyone else drafts Fantasy Football teams, the Gabbing Geek podcast is doing something a bit geekier.  We’ve got robots and Chinese movie thieves and fantasy box office and trivia!  What more could you ask for?  How about Watson’s voice going up two octaves?  Oh, it’s in there!  Give the episode a listen right the heck now or jump after the break to read more.

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Gabbing Geek 38: Maxi-Mom Endings

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Gabbing Geek 38: Maxi-Mom Endings

The latest episode of your favorite weekly geek podcast is here and we’re covering Mad Max: Fury Road, a fun game about moms of geek characters, and we rewrite endings to our favorite geek properties.  Listen to it now or jump after the break to find out more!

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Original Geek Art: Peanuts X-Men Mashup

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Do you love X-Men? Do you love Peanuts? Well then feast your eyes on this awesome Peanuts/X-Men mashup. There is so much cute going on in this photo I don’t know where to start! How about playing a game of “Find the Woodstock Gambit?” Or how about giving props to artist Amelia Davis – Ms. David – we thank you! And for the rest of you, head over to Etsy to get your own print here.