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Welcome to Smart Pop!

Proudly geeking out about pop culture since 2003. The ultimate publishing destination for fandom.

New & Upcoming Books

Book cover for The Con-a-Sutra: An Adult Guide to Full-Frontal Nerdity

The Con-a-Sutra

An Adult Guide to Full-Frontal Nerdity

Perfect for any adult who’s a geek in the streets, a freak in the (Star Wars) sheets—or wants to be—this guide to lovemaking is written exclusively for nerds, by nerds.

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Live Like a Vulcan, Love Like a Wookiee, Laugh Like a Hobbit

Life Lessons from Pop Culture

Sure to be any Pop Culture fan’s go-to guide to life, this modern-day fable chronicles what happens when four cosplayers meet after a day at a convention to talk about life, love, and what they watched.

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Star Trek: Starfleet Is …

Celebrating the Federation's Ideals

Fully authorized and filled with full-color images and quotes spanning the Star Trek universe, Star Trek: Starfleet Is… celebrates Gene Roddenberry’s hopeful vision of the future.

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Bob Ross' Happy Little Night Before Christmas

Bob Ross’ Happy Little Night Before Christmas

A fully authorized and beautifully illustrated instant classic that’s perfect for families, fans, and painters of all ages.

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I’m Dreaming of a Chris for Christmas

A Holiday Hollywood Hunk Coloring and Activity Book

An adult coloring and activity book featuring the most notable celebrities named Chris, it's the perfect holiday gift or stocking stuffer!

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From the Blog

The Con-a-Sutra Sweepstakes!

We’re celebrating the June 29 release of The Con-a-Sutra with a special sweepstakes. The winner will receive an original piece of art titled “Animal Xing,” created for The Con-a-Sutra by famed comic artist J.K. Woodward! The illustration is 12 x 18″, ink on cold pressed cotton watercolor paper. How to Enter Fill out the form below… Read more The Con-a-Sutra Sweepstakes!

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Smart Pop Classics: How Harry Potter Fanfic Changed the World (or at Least the Internet)

In the Smart Pop Classics series, we share greatest hits from our throwback essay collections. This week, Heidi Tandy (aka Heidi8) time travels back to the early 2000s and shows how much attitudes around fanfiction have changed in her essay “How Harry Potter Fanfic Changed the World (or at Least the Internet)” from Fic: Why Fanfiction… Read more Smart Pop Classics: How Harry Potter Fanfic Changed the World (or at Least the Internet)

The Smart Pop Reboot Is Here!

Smart Pop has been proudly geeking out about pop culture since 2003, and we’re so excited to keep the fanfest going and introduce you to our rebooted and rebranded website, newsletter, and social media platforms. And we’re even more proud to give you a first look at our upcoming lineup of books—each and every one… Read more The Smart Pop Reboot Is Here!