Namesake Of 'Peanuts' Character Linus Dies At 90Linus Maurer, a cartoonist and illustrator whose old friend and colleague Charles M. Schulz borrowed his first name for Charlie Brown's blanket-wielding best friend Linus in his "Peanuts" comic strip and cartoons, has died at age 90. Maurer died Jan. 29 in Sonoma, California, his longtime partner Mary Jo Starsiak told The Associated Press on Friday night.
64 Years Ago, MN Native Charles Schulz Debuts 'Peanuts'Happy Birthday, Charlie Brown, er, "Peanuts" gang! Yes, the iconic comic strip, "Peanuts," created by Charles Schulz, debuted on this day, 64 years ago.
Twins Blog: All-Star Game Peanuts StatuesAs the All-Star Game gets closer, Minneapolis' twin city, St. Paul, is getting into the action. Surrounded by school children, the Minnesota Twins unveiled new All-Star lineup of jersey-wearing Peanuts characters suited up for the midsummer classic. St. Paul's native M&M boys, Paul Molitor and Joe Mauer - both All-Star Ambassadors - were there to welcome two other St. Paul icons into the All-Star lineup: Snoopy and Charlie Brown.
Voice Actor For Charlie Brown Arrested In Calif. The man who was the voice of Charlie Brown in several "Peanuts" television shows was charged Wednesday with stalking and threatening his former girlfriend and a plastic surgeon who gave her a breast enhancement he apparently didn't like.
No Bidder Found For Letters By 'Peanuts' Creator A rare archive of letters and drawings by "Peanuts" creator Charles Schulz did not find a buyer at a New York City auction.
'Peanuts' Creator's Love Letters Going To AuctionThe late "Peanuts" creator Charles Schulz was once so infatuated with a young woman 23 years his junior he sent her dozens of romantic letters and drawings of his beloved cartoon characters.
Halloween Classics to Get You in the MoodThoughts to ghouls, ghosts and candy take over around Halloween. Here are a few of the bone-chilling (and lighthearted) classics to get you in the mood.
Valleyfair To Debut New Peanuts AttractionValleyfair will debut a new attraction, Planet Snoopy, when the Shakopee amusement park opens for the season Saturday.