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It's The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown
October 5, 2006 9:18 AM   Subscribe

It's October, and across the nation, the search for the most sincere Pumpkin Patch begins anew. For those unfamiliar (or those wishing to reacquaint themselves) with the rituals & lore of the Great Pumpkin, the entire CBS Special is online here. Also, for the blind readers of this site, the long out-of-print spoken word radiodrama version of the Great Pumpkin can be found here.
posted by jonson (12 comments total) 1 user marked this as a favorite

 
I got Iraq.
posted by It's Raining Florence Henderson at 9:22 AM on October 5, 2006 [3 favorites]


Good grief.
posted by keswick at 9:24 AM on October 5, 2006


Is this about Whittaker Chambers?
posted by orthogonality at 9:25 AM on October 5, 2006


Beware of The Great Old Pumpkin (from the 10/2004 issue of strange horizons
posted by rmd1023 at 9:39 AM on October 5, 2006 [1 favorite]


Bad Gods Presents: It's a guitar solo, Charlie Brown.
posted by jazon at 9:48 AM on October 5, 2006


The Great Old Pumpkin is also avaliable read aloud with music in MP3 format from Escape Pod.
posted by Captain_Science at 10:46 AM on October 5, 2006


rmd1023, that is one of the greatest things I have ever read. Thank you.
posted by Faint of Butt at 10:54 AM on October 5, 2006


My only theatrical claim to fame is playing Linux in my 3rd grade class production of this. I think that I was type-cast.
posted by octothorpe at 10:55 AM on October 5, 2006


Could have been worse, you could have played Windows XP.
posted by keswick at 11:03 AM on October 5, 2006 [1 favorite]


My only theatrical claim to fame is playing Linux ... I think that I was type-cast

Is it because you always wear a Red Hat everywhere you go?
posted by jonson at 11:30 AM on October 5, 2006


For full effect, watch this first.
posted by evilcolonel at 12:20 PM on October 5, 2006


Rick had his best year in 2000.
posted by tellurian at 5:59 PM on October 5, 2006


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