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Peanuts by Charles Schulz for October 30, 2020

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    marilynnbyerly  about 1 year ago

    Poor Linus. Santa mixed with Halloween mixed with BIBLE language. No wonder that kid has problems.

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    TEMPLO S.U.D.  about 1 year ago

    oh, to be a believer amongst non-believers sure is no easy thing

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    su43dipta  about 1 year ago

    That’s my problem with religion. One slightly crazy guy makes up a story, then a crazier one makes it worse.

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    TampaFanatic1  about 1 year ago

    Hell look at the positive side of the situation Linus, at least you will not rot your teeth out with a bunch of sugar laden treats or get a bag full of rocks like your buddy Chuck.

    One time I saw Chris Rock do a short take on good old Chuck, he could not figure out why Chuck was an outcast in his neighbor hood because Chris said everyone in his hood would be hanging out with Chuck if they knew he had a bag full of rocks ;)

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    orinoco womble  about 1 year ago

    Linus seems to have confused the GP with God. But then a lot of people treat God like Santa Claus, so I guess it fits.

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    littlejohn Premium Member about 1 year ago

    Sorry Linus. You just lean on your pumpkin. And think how the rind of life has squashed your dreams before you get so depressed you are out of your gourd.

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    hammytech  about 1 year ago

    Praying to a false diety.. yeah, that’ll get you somewhere… NOT!

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    therese_callahan2002  about 1 year ago

    No Great Pumpkin on TV. No wonder he’s upset.

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    Kind&Kinder  about 1 year ago

    Ya know, Linus. Prophets don’t get a whole helluva lot of honor on their own block!

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    jagedlo  about 1 year ago

    KJV, Linus…today I think he would use NASB (or maybe NiV) in his plea!

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    Major Matt Mason Premium Member about 1 year ago

    Time for Linus to go start killing unbelievers in the name of the Great Pumpkin, blessed be his name…

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    sallyseckman  about 1 year ago

    Linus is all the Peanuts fans right now being denied their yearly special from basic cable.

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    VegaAlopex  about 1 year ago

    Right on, Linus. Most native speakers have no command of the second person singular. I regularly use it to translate other languages. Irish doesn’t even have a formal “you”. I praise thee, Linus, for th’art keeping thyself safe from Corona by not going around the neighborhood for treats.

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    tripwire45  about 1 year ago

    Great Pumpkin, King James Version.

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    R.R.Bedford  about 1 year ago

    Linus is paraphrasing PALM 74

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    eddie6192  about 1 year ago

    Poor Linus. It looks like another no show.

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    pony21  about 1 year ago

    But on a serious note: It really is too bad that the Charlie Brown Halloween special has been moved to the pay-per tier on TV this year.

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    geese28  about 1 year ago

    The psalm from Linus

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    Brian Fink  about 1 year ago

    Psalms of the Great Pumpkin? Guess that should be Psalm 152 (FYI, I’m Orthodox so we have a 151st Psalm). Or is the the Song of Linus?

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    hagarthehorrible  about 1 year ago

    I see a spiritual connection between Linus and pumpkin.

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    Ellis97  about 1 year ago

    A soliloquy by Linus Van Pelt.

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    Blaidd Drwg Premium Member about 1 year ago

    Gotta love the Classics!

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    Neo Stryder  about 1 year ago

    It will be intersting if a supernatural entity from halloween is revealed as a Christian.

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    preacherman  about 1 year ago

    Our Linus know his Bible. Ps.89 fits quite well.

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    Otis Rufus Driftwood  about 1 year ago

    Last night, I watched both ’It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown’ and the homage for it on ‘The Simpsons’. Enjoyed it all.

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    Caretaker24523  about 1 year ago

    And now, thanks to Apple, the holiday Peanuts specials we all grew up with, that meant the holiday season to so many of us, are denied to the networks. It’s just not Halloween, Thanksgiving and especially Christmas without Charlie and the gang. To not hear Linus quoting Luke 2: 8-14 and then saying “that’s what Christmas is all about, Charlie Brown” is just sad.

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    cosman  about 1 year ago

    The Psalms.. passion & wisdom in a single passage.

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    DCBakerEsq  about 1 year ago

    Human sacrifices. They show your sincerity.

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    Jefano Premium Member about 1 year ago

    It could be worse. Much, much worse:

    https://www.gocomics.com/looks-good-on-paper/2020/10/30

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    Thinkingblade  about 1 year ago

    I feel for Linus – deep faith is not for the faint of heart.

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    txmystic (formerly konjiki)  about 1 year ago

    This is an excellent allegory of a prophet wandering in the desert…and I must admit I’d much prefer wandering the pumpkin patch…

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    NaturLvr  about 1 year ago

    I feel your pain, Linus…how long and how many lifetimes must we wait?

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    mourdac Premium Member about 1 year ago

    Linus would have been a great Old Testament prophet.

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    bigger Nate  about 1 year ago

    Sad as the first time I read it over 50yrs ago

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    cracker65  about 1 year ago

    This is the same nonsense that’s in the Bible. I’m sure that’s what Linus is referencing

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    mrweevy  about 1 year ago

    I can’t believe that didn’t work, even with using ‘thou’, ‘wilt’, ‘hast’, and ‘thy’! Gods usually love those words!

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    knight1192a  about 1 year ago

    And a voice rises up out of the pumpkin patch

    “Why hast thou not succoured me in mine hour of need. For I am cold and can’st see thou in the dark. Give me a candle to put in my mouth, ye little twerp!”

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    Good ol´ Charlie Brown  about 1 year ago

    Just keep believing Linus and someday, if you try hard enough, the great pumpkin will rise out of that pumpkin patch and give toys to all the good girls and boys.

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    Guy Steele Premium Member about 1 year ago

    Linus is quoting fragments of verses from at least four different Psalms:

    “Why hast thou cast me off?” Psalm 43:2

    “How long wilt thou hide thyself from me?” Psalm 13:1 (also Psalm 88:14, Psalm 89:46)

    “Mine enemies reproach me all the day!” Psalm 102:8

    “Bring thou me out of my distress!” Psalm 25:17

    Sparky knew his Bible, and quoted from or alluded to it frequently. (Here’s a good article, fairly recent: https://www.theatlantic.com/culture/archive/2016/04/the-spirituality-of-snoopy/479664/ )

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    Tallguy  about 1 year ago

    Linus has a tough Job.

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