The Peanuts Gallery

What A Nightmare, Charlie Brown – w/ Manuel Gonzales

Episode Summary

A dog drinks a mug full of nickels, and a boy is harnessed & whipped.

Episode Notes

Content warning: This Peanuts special largely takes place in Snoopy's nightmare, so there is mention of dog death.

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Manuel Gonzales is the author of the novel The Regional Office is Under Attack! and the acclaimed story collection The Miniature Wife, winner of the American Academy of Arts and Letters Sue Kaufman Prize for First Fiction and the John Gardner Fiction Book Award. A graduate of the Columbia University Creative Writing Program, he teaches writing at the University of Kentucky and the Institute of American Indian Arts. He has published fiction and nonfiction in Open City, Fence, One Story, Esquire, McSweeney’s Quarterly Concern, and The Believer.

Blandishment by Ken Plume.
Podcast art by Lar DeSouza.

What a Nightmare, Charlie Brown is available for your home viewing on the Peanuts 1970's DVD collection, volume 2.

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