Second Union

Second Union

Who is Second Union?

Second Union is a website devoted to pop culture and entertainment news, reviews and interviews! We work hard to bring you information and updates regarding your favorite pop culture and genre fare. We strive to offer original content and points of view you won’t find anywhere else. Our goal is to inform, educate and (hopefully) entertain. If you’ve learned something new, or we’ve brought a smile to your face, our work is done! We’d be honored to be added to your list of favorite pop culture/entertainment links.

What does Second Union mean to us? Quite simply, a place to belong. We’re everyday people, just like you, with jobs, families, and hectic schedules, who enjoy pop culture! Our interests include movies, television, video games, comic books & graphic novels, music, toys & collectibles. The basic building blocks of our collective DNA.

We’ve added easily to navigate categories at the top of the page, here’s a comprehensive list of how they all break down:

In Technicolor: Movies and Television.
Insert Coin(s): Video Games, Collectibles, and Toys.
Spinner Rack: Comic Books, Graphic Novels, and Books.
Comic Cons: Comic, Pop Culture or Entertainment Conventions.
Rewind: Anything Retro, Vintage or Old School.
Mixtape: Music Related.
Assorted Flavors: Anything Else.

We invite you to take a look around, bookmark our website and connect with us on social media (Facebook, X, Twitch, TikTok, Instagram, and YouTube) to stay up to date.

If you’d like to show your support for Second Union, there are now several ways you can do that – become a Patreon supporter: and/or make a purchase from our online shop:

Become a Patron!

Second Union: Storefront

Or, if you prefer, make a one-time donation to Second Union by clicking here…

Stay tuned, there is so much more to come!


Jeff AndrewsFounder, Creative Director, and Editor in Chief. Jeff Andrews is an Oregon native. A graphic designer by trade, Jeff grew up on a healthy diet of 70’s pop culture: Star Trek, Star Wars, The Six Million Dollar Man, Shazam!, Batman, Super Friends, and the like. He’s a collector of vintage comics, albums, cameras, board games, and other pop culture-related paraphernalia. Jeff can be found on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.
Karma SavageCo-Founder, Art Director, and Senior Editor. Karma Savage is a creative and tech by trade and geek year-round. 80% of her time is spent sharing resourceful knowledge through social media. Reads Spawn, Mars Attack, and The Walking Dead. Her favorite movies are Saturday Night Fever and The Planet of the Apes. She also enjoys outdoor concerts, gaming, and comic/pop culture conventions. Follow her on TikTok, Twitter and Instagram.
Jamel Singleton – Born and raised in Southern California, Jamel Singleton is a lifelong kid-at-heart with a passion for fantasy novels, movies, TV, and video games. It was his overwhelming love of video games that prompted Jamel to co-create a gaming blog for the local paper. Eventually blogging led to a podcast, and podcasting led to him becoming a Contributing Editor for Second Union. Currently, Jamel resides in Surprise, Arizona, when not working as a Design Director—or geeking out for Phoenix Comicon, he and his wife Maria are expertly raising two nerd-savvy teens. You can follow Jamel on Twitter and Facebook.
Martin Grams is the author and co-author of more than 20 books about nostalgic pop culture, including THE GREEN HORNET: A HISTORY OF RADIO, COMICS, MOTION-PICTURES AND TELEVISION, and THE TWILIGHT ZONE: UNLOCKING THE DOOR TO A TELEVISION CLASSIC. Martin heads a number of preservation projects and is the winner of numerous awards for his efforts. He is the editor of the bi-monthly RADIO RECALL and frequent author of magazine articles throughout the year for FILMFAX, RADIOGRAM, and many others.
Rajshel Juhan most commonly referred to as RJ is located in Alpharetta, Georgia. She is a wife, mom, graphic designer, makeup enthusiast, and most importantly a nerd at heart. Superheroes, zombies, and an occasional apocalypse are all things that make her heart flutter. She loves being in front of the camera and has never met a stranger. RJ can be found on Twitter and Instagram.
Jay Jones is an award-winning Beverage & Hospitality professional, with a Star Wars lifestyle and toy/comic/movie addiction. As an art college drop-out, he now satisfies creative urges with cocktail design, photography, and writing. When he’s not trying to cook the perfect steak, he can be found adding to his unnecessarily large collection of DVDs and action figures, usually in the company of large dogs.  Follow Jay on Twitter.
Chris Cooling was raised on UHF reruns of shows like Star Trek and The Twilight Zone on a black and white 19-inch Admiral TV in the 70s. An utter TV and media nerd, as a boy he recorded TV theme songs on an audio cassette recorder, read TV reference books, and wrote his own episode guides to his favorite TV show for personal reference. In middle school at 12, he wrote his first radio PSA which he recorded and was aired for years on Houston radio. His first job was at a movie theater, where he became the ‘voice of the theater’ for several years, which led to doing the theater’s radio spots and stints at a couple of local radio stations in the early 90s. Today, he produces Forgotten TV, a documentary podcast on short-lived TV shows and TV movies from the 70s/80s. He also enjoys using his self-built camper van when he has a chance to get away.
John S. Drew has been a doorman, restaurant manager, writer, teacher, podcaster, and hostage negotiator at one point or another in his life. He has written prose in the Star Trek, Doctor Who, and Spider-Man universes. He podcasts about pop culture, in particular television adventures of the ’60s and ’70s, including The Batcave Podcast, The Shazam/Isis Podcast, The OSI Files (about the Six Million Dollar Man and The Bionic Woman), The World’s Greatest Super Friends Podcast (with Dan Greenfield), and The Doctor’s Beard (about Doctor Who, with Jim Beard). You can find all these podcasts on any reputable or less-than-reputable podcast platform.
Lisa Armosino – Mother of three daughters, movie buff, and gamer geek. An Oregonian sweltering in the southern California sun. Follow Lisa on Twitter.
Ellie Polk is a recent graduate of Pacific University and a lifelong nerd. Outside of exalting the greatness of Bioware games to whoever will listen, her passions lie in writing, browsing Wikipedia, and voraciously consuming all vampire-related media. Ellie has also been known to write and perform stand-up comedy. Follow her on Twitter!