Hallmark releases The Wit and Wisdom of Star Trek by Robb Pearlman today (September 22, 2016). It is an abridged version of a 2015 release. The original measured 6″ x 6″ and contained 96 pages while the Hallmark version measures in smaller at 4.375″ x 4.375″ and contains 80 pages.
The ultimate gift book for Trekkies, featuring classic quotes and photos from fan-loved moments, tidbits of behind-the-scenes trivia, and personal recollections from the cast and crew of Star Trek The Original Series.
The Wit and Wisdom of Star Trek celebrates the enduring legacy of The Original Series, with full-color photos, notable production facts, evocative excerpts, and quotes directly from the cast and crew. From love and inclusion, to humor, to exploration, The Wit and Wisdom of Star Trek lives up to the mission of Star Trek itself: to inspire as well as entertain!
Robb Pearlman is the author of Redshirt’s Little Book of Doom (Insight Editions, 2016); Movie Night Trivia (Cider Mill Press, 2016); I Left You a Present (Cider Mill Press, 2016); The Wit and Wisdom of Star Trek (Cider Mill Press, 2015), Fun with Kirk and Spock (Cider Mill Press, 2014), 101 Ways to Kill a Zombie (Universe, 2013), Nerd Haiku (Lyons, 2012), Spoiler Alert!: Bruce Willis Is Dead and 399 More Endings from Movies, TV, Books, and Life (Lyons Press, 2010), The Q Guide to Sex and the City (Alyson, 2008), children’s books Groundhog’s Day (Bloomsbury, 2015) Leaf Dance (Little Simon, 2001), Passover is Here! (Little Simon, 2005), and two storybook engagement calendars: Disney’s Alice in Wonderland (Universe, 2011) and Disney’s Winnie the Pooh (Universe, 2011).
Robb is an associate publisher of pop culture and entertainment books including The Bob’s Burgers Burger Book, Anomalisa, Zombies on Film: The Definitive Story of Undead Cinema, Stuck on Star Trek, and The Princess Bride: A Celebration and a calendar program that includes major licenses as Star Trek, Game of Thrones, Teen Wolf, Downton Abbey, Bob’s Burgers, and Family Guy. He has edited monographs of the work and lives of award winning animators Bill Plympton and Ralph Bakshi, the movie tie-in books to Burlesque and Amelia, The Joker, the first book solely devoted to the DC Comics super-villain, as well as children’s books including Grandma Moses’s The Night Before Christmas, John Patrick Byrne’s Donald and Benoit, and A Poem as Big as New York City, illustrated by Masha D’yans.
Robb has had successful events and signings at San Diego and New York ComicCons, bookstores and comic book retailers in Los Angeles, New York, and New Jersey. He was featured as an on air commentator in National Geographic Channel’s “Generation X” series, contributed to HuffingtonPost.com, performed at the Nerdnite Nerdtacular, and has been featured on several pop culture blogs and SiriusXM radio shows. Robb serves on the Advisory Board of the MS in Publishing Program at Pace University and on the Board of Directors of Teachers & Writers Collaborative.