Comic Riffs: michael chabon


Posted at 06:01 PM ET, 11/28/2012

‘A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS’ 2012: The gospel truth behind how tonight’s ‘Peanuts’ special became a beloved holiday classic

The gospel truth behind how tonight’s ‘Peanuts’ special on ABC became a beloved holiday classic.

By Michael Cavna  |  06:01 PM ET, 11/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  peanuts, a charlie brown christmas, charles schulz, jean schulz, lee mendelson, bill melendez, vince guaraldi, abc, mike peters, michael chabon

Posted at 08:43 PM ET, 10/13/2012

MICHAEL CHABON’s NEW GROOVE: How Pulitzer-winning ‘prose stylist’ paved path to ‘Telegraph Avenue’

By Michael Cavna  |  08:43 PM ET, 10/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  michael chabon, telegraph avenue

Posted at 12:00 AM ET, 09/28/2012

LITERATI, TWITTERATI: Neil Gaiman arrives for tonight’s Mason Award at full creative gallop

By Michael Cavna  |  12:00 AM ET, 09/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  neil gaiman, fall for the book festival, mason award, michael chabon, fairfax prize

Posted at 01:08 PM ET, 03/23/2012

THE RANT: ‘JOHN CARTER’s’ MASSIVE FALLOUT: Who’s to blame for Disney’s ‘$200-million’ bomb

Who’s to blame for Disney’s ‘$200-million’ bomb?

By Michael Cavna  |  01:08 PM ET, 03/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  disney, pixar, john carter, andrew stanton, michael chabon, taylor kitsch, mark strong

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 12/05/2011

‘A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS’: The gospel truth behind how a humble ‘Peanuts’ holiday classic defied the odds

As the warm holiday classic airs Monday night, those close to the “Peanuts” production recall how a perennial classic came to be.

By Michael Cavna  |  11:30 AM ET, 12/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  charlie brown christmas, peanuts, lee mendelson, charles schulz, bill melendez, jean schulz, peter robbins, michael chabon, mike peters

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 09/11/2011

SPX 2011: Author CRAIG YOE hatches celebration of Herriman with dazzling new ‘Krazy Kat’

By Michael Cavna  |  08:00 AM ET, 09/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  george herriman, krazy kat, craig yoe, bill watterson, richard thompson, michael chabon

Posted at 12:20 PM ET, 12/16/2009

Michael Chabon & Wes Anderson pick 'em: Their favorite Christmas animation

Michael Chabon is mulling the favorite holiday TV specials of his childhood -- as a man in his mid-40s, he was weaned on some of pop culture's "classics" -- but there is no hesitation when the Pulitzer-winning author has...

By Michael Cavna  |  12:20 PM ET, 12/16/2009 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Animation, The Animation | Tags:  Charlie Brown Christmas, Michael Chabon, Rankin-Bass, Wes Anderson