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.


Star Trek: 17 Minor Characters Who Stole The Show

Scene-stealers, all of them! From Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson to Spock's beard.
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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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Five Fun Facts about 'Fargo'

Twenty years after its premiere, the movie remains a quotable classic.

I Love Having Older Kids. There's Just One Catch.

Our freedom is their freedom, too.
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It's Time to Detox From Detoxes

Why are perfectly healthy people obsessed with detoxes?
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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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15 Things You Didn’t Know About Wile E. Coyote

Wile E. Coyote is so much more than just a hungry, foiled genius.
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7 Fun Facts About Peter Dinklage

You know him as the clever lush Tyrion Lannister on 'Game of Thrones.'

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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The Life & Legacy of John Lennon's 'Imagine'

"Now I understand what you have to do. Put your political message across with a little honey."

Talking About Sex With My Son, Thanks to 'Futurama'

'Futurama' was on. My son asked about sex. I answered.
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Live from New York – 40 Years Ago – It's Saturday Night!

We take a look at the famous funny people who started it all.


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,, and at Club Mid, where I write about parenting, lifestyle, feminism, pop culture, and just about anything else. I've also contributed to The Chefs Connection (yum!), Momtastic, Screen Rant, YourTango, My Fave Places, Fuse, Great Moments in Parenting, and Purple Clover.



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