That Awkward Handshake

It’s always awkwardly interesting to watch the relationship between Charlie Brown and Peppermint Patty play out.  That’s one of the strengths of the strip’s broad cast: siblings, best friends, rivals, creative dogs and kite-niverous trees.  Something in the tensions that all of these characters move through often sheds light on even some of the more awkward aspects of our own lives.  Here’s a recent “classic” Peanuts strip that really exemplifies that.  Poor Chuck.  And poor Patty.

Chuck Shake(image from

This entry was posted in Comics. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s