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Laurie Ulster

Writer, Editor, Curator. Content Strategist

New York, NY

Laurie Ulster

Freelance writer specializing in entertainment, parenting, pop culture, food & chefs, Star Trek stuff, trending news, and lifestyle topics.

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Twin Peaks And Star Trek: 15 Actors Who’ve Crossed Over

Star Trek and Twin Peaks, two of television’s most iconic shows, shared quite a few incredible actors.
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Future Asian & Pacific History Month: Mindy Kaling's Unique Voice

“Nothing gives you confidence like being a member of a small, weirdly specific, hard-to-find demographic," says the groundbreaking writer-producer-star.
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Star Trek: 17 Most WTF Things Captain Kirk Has Ever Done

He’s a rascal, that James T. Kirk. And look out, Prime Directive!
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I Love Having Older Kids. There's Just One Catch.

Our freedom is their freedom, too.
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Five Fun Facts about 'Fargo'

Twenty years after its premiere, the movie remains a quotable classic.
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My Adventures in Star Trek Comment Culture

A funny thing happened when I started writing about women in Star Trek ...
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The Moms I Miss

I never wanted to be in a moms' group. "Not my thing," I said.
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Talking About Sex With My Son, Thanks to 'Futurama'

'Futurama' was on. My son asked about sex. I answered.
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15 Things You Didn’t Know About Law And Order: SVU

Stabler did commercials, Benson speaks in tongues, and Munch gets around; learn more fascinating facts about SVU.
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If You Don’t Stop Chewing Like That, I’m Going to Lose It

I never thought I’d be so relieved to find out I had a disorder.
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15 Really Terrible Moments For Women In Star Trek

Long before Jaylah and Captain Janeway, there were some truly deplorable moments on Star Trek for womankind. Here's a look at 15 of them.
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Paul McCartney: Quite a Life

In his new book, Paul McCartney: The Life, Beatles biographer Philip Norman digs deep.

About

Laurie Ulster

I'm a freelance writer who used to be a TV producer, and then switched to digital, running sites like A&E and Fuse. My work most frequently appears at ScreenRant.com, TrekMovie.com, Biography.com and at Scary Mommy, where I've written about parenting, lifestyle, feminism, pop culture, and just about anything else. I've contributed to The Chefs Connection (yum!), Momtastic, Women at Warp, YourTango, My Fave Places, Fuse, Great Moments in Parenting, and Purple Clover. I am also the editor of my local newspaper.

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Skills

  • personal essays
  • entertainment coverage
  • interviewing
  • copy editing
  • content strategy
  • content curation
  • editing
  • writing