Does A Charlie Brown Christmas Suck? A Very Deadspin Debate

It's Christmastime again, and, as such, your TV will be running some Peanuts specials throughout this week and weekend. If you have kids, you may not be able to escape them—the specials, that is. Could it be worse? We debated the matter last year: » 12/21/12 10:00am 12/21/12 10:00am

Counterpoint: Charlie Brown Is Bigger Than Jesus

Gosh, somebody is taking a supposedly beloved holiday ritual and saying it's really awful and depressing. Who ever had that idea before? Oh, right: Charlies Schulz. » 12/21/11 2:06pm 12/21/11 2:06pm

Fuck You, Charlie Brown

Every year you watch A Charlie Brown Christmas, and every year you come away depressed. You're a real asshole, Charlie Brown. Originally published Dec. 9, 2010. Read Tom Scocca's counterpoint: "Charlie Brown Is Bigger Than Jesus." » 12/21/11 2:05pm 12/21/11 2:05pm

Fuck You, Charlie Brown

I showed my kid the Charlie Brown Christmas special the other day and she was depressed for the rest of the week. Why are we still subjecting kids to this awful shit? » 12/10/10 1:04pm 12/10/10 1:04pm

You're An Enormous Nerd, Charlie Brown

Some brilliant soul has calculated Charlie Brown's pitching statistics based on comic strips from the 1950s (record: 1-25) and 1960s (7-85). Stats from the 1970s are not included due to Charlie Brown's heavy use of amphetamines. [Wezen-Ball.com, via GQ] » 1/13/10 12:20pm 1/13/10 12:20pm