Our Story

Pop Culture Coffee is the ultimate destination for coffee lovers and pop culture enthusiasts alike! We combine a premium coffee experience with your favorite characters and themes from beloved franchises in limited, collector’s edition bags. Sip, savor and immerse yourself in a world of flavor where coffee and fandom collide...and let Pop Culture Coffee fuel your passion!


We are filmmakers and lifelong film fans who crossed paths in various Hollywood pursuits. While working on our films, TV projects and related projects—be they books, documentaries or soundtrack albums—we discovered we had a shared passion for COFFEE! 

Ethically sourced and roasted to perfection—we love a great cup! So we pooled our resources to curate a unique line of coffee that married high-end beans with our favorite film, TV and comic franchises. 

These are shows and characters we literally grew up loving! By curating flavors, concepts and artwork, we can express our passion for them and add to their wonderfulness—and share them with you!

Thank you for being a part of our journey!

ETHAN TERRA is a film industry veteran who has spent more than two decades packaging and co-financing feature films with Lucidity and OPTX Entertainment on projects including Son of the South starring Lucy Hale, Lukas Till, and Lex Davis, Infamous starring Bella Thorne and Jake Manley, Kidnap starring Halle Berry, and Maggie starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and Abigail Breslin. His deep passion for both coffee and entertainment were the foundation for Pop Culture Coffee.

KYLE NEWMAN is an award-winning filmmaker and New York Times bestselling author. He has directed numerous feature films including Fanboys, A24’s Barely Lethal, 1UP for Lionsgate and the upcoming Dungeons & Dragons 50th Anniversary documentary for Hasbro Studios. He has directed music’s biggest stars including Taylor Swift, Lana Del Rey and Katy Perry with his work garnering billions of views. As an author, he is known for the Hugo-nominated Art & Arcana, the New York Times bestseller-turned-TV show Heroes’ Feast, and their respective sequels. An NYU honor’s grad and member of the DGA, he resides in L.A. with his partner Cyn and his four children.

LUKAS KENDALL is the founder and publisher of Film Score Monthly, a magazine, website and CD label devoted to movie music, which he created as a high school student on Martha’s Vineyard. Since 1996, he produced, released, and consulted for more than 500 soundtrack albums of classic film and television scores, licensed from all the major film studios, including franchises such as Star Trek, Superman, James Bond and Planet of the Apes.

DAN MADSEN is a recognized expert on the world of fandom. Dan is the founder of The Official Star Trek Fan Club and its magazine, the Star Trek Communicator, with Paramount Pictures and his friend, the late Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry. In 1987, George Lucas asked him to take over the Official Star Wars Fan Club for Lucasfilm of which Madsen ran for 20 years before selling his company to Hasbro subsidiary, Wizards of the Coast. He has also founded and overseen the fan club, publishing and merchandising aspects for New Line’s Lord of the Rings trilogy and Universal’s Back to the Future films and is the author of a book on the making of The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles. In 1999, at the request of Lucasfilm, he produced the first-ever official Star Wars convention called Star Wars Celebration which attracted over 30,000 fans from around the world.