Animator/musician David Heatley, comic Daniel Lobell, and educational/3anuts creator Daniel Leonard be part of your Fairly A lot Pop host Mark Linsenmayer to debate Charlie Brown and his creator Charles Schulz from Peanuts’ 1950 inception by the basic TV specials by to the varied autopsy merchandise nonetheless rising.
What’s the enduring attraction, and is it strictly for youths? We discuss in regards to the challenges of the strip format, the characters as archetypes, Schulz as depressed existentialist, faith in Peanuts, and whether or not the strip is definitely presupposed to be humorous.
Some articles we used for the dialogue embrace:
Additionally, RIP Peter Robbins (the day earlier than we recorded this). Right here’s the 1982 Rerun comedian Daniel Leonard reads us close to the start. The biography that we maintain referring to is David Michaelis’ Schulz and Peanuts: A Biography. Sure, Dondi was an actual (dangerous) cartoon.
Try David’s new album and different initiatives at davidheatley.com. Comply with him @heatleycomics on Twitter and @davidheatley on Instgram.
Get Daniel Lobell’s Truthful Sufficient comedian at fairenoughcomic.com and examine the remainder of his actions at dannylobell.com. Comply with him @DanielLobell on Twitter and @daniellobell on Instagram.
Learn Daniel Leonard’s 3anuts, and purchase Peanuts and Philosophy, which comprises certainly one of his essays. Comply with on Twitter @3anuts.
Right here’s a 3eanuts instance. Leaving off the final panel leaves us in despair!
This episode consists of bonus dialogue you possibly can entry by supporting the podcast at patreon.com/prettymuchpop or by selecting a paid subscription by Apple Podcasts. This podcast is a part of the Partially Examined Life podcast community.
Fairly A lot Pop: A Tradition Podcast is the primary podcast curated by Open Tradition. Browse all Fairly A lot Pop posts.