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. Supervising Producer on the Star Trek: Discovery aftershow.


The Envelope, Please: Star Trek Actors At The Oscars

Star Trek has had some pretty fancy people in front of its cameras. Link to Story

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.

Editorial: Spock Having A Sister In ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Is Not That Big Of A Deal

Can Michael Burnham really be Spock’s sister? Absolutely. Link to Story

'Sgt. Pepper' 50th Anniversary: The Making of a Classic

It was 50 years ago today ...

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

Our freedom is their freedom, too.
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Gilmore Girls: Every Pop Culture Reference In The Revival

From Abba to YouTube’s Zoella, we’ve got all the Gilmore Girls references covered.
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Timeless: Why Everyone Needs To Be Watching This Time Travel Show

Waiting to find out if Timeless is renewed is nail-biting – here are 15 reasons you should be waiting impatiently, too. Oh, the humanity!
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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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Can I Get a 'Witness'? Harrison Ford at the Movies

The movie 'Witness' turns 30 this week, so we're celebrating our favorite Harrison Ford roles.

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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Laurie Ulster

I'm a freelance writer who started out as a TV producer, and then switched to digital, running sites like A&E and Fuse. My work most frequently appears at,, 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, and the Supervising Producer of After Trek on CBS All Access.



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