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

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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Book cover for Star Trek: Starfleet Is . . .

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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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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Cover art for The Book of Karen: Activities for Reactionary Adults

The Book of Karen

Activities for Reactionary Adults

Filled with activities mocking the women and men whose false sense of entitlement would be comical were they not so condemnable. Includes anti-Karen resources, and benefits a social justice nonprofit!

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From the Blog

Smart Pop Classics: Coffee at Luke's

Smart Pop Classics: Happiness Under Glass from Coffee at Luke’s

In the Smart Pop Classics series, we share greatest hits from our throwback essay collections. This week, in her essay from Coffee at Luke’s: An Unauthorized Gilmore Girls Gabfest, Jill Winters compares Stars Hollow to a snow globe, a picture perfect place full of eternally content characters . . . and Lorelai Gilmore. RORY: It’s… Read more Smart Pop Classics: Happiness Under Glass from Coffee at Luke’s

Meet the Team: Marketing Director Heather Butterfield

Our Meet the Team series spotlights members of the Smart Pop family through a Q&A designed to reveal the depths of our nerdy, pop culture–loving souls. Today, we’re joined by Marketing Director Heather Butterfield. What do you do at Smart Pop? Hi, I’m the Marketing Director at Smart Pop! Since we’re a small team I… Read more Meet the Team: Marketing Director Heather Butterfield