Laurie Ulster

Writer, Editor, Producer

New York, NY

Laurie Ulster

Freelance writer for web/print/TV/ podcasts, specializing in entertainment, pop culture, food & chefs, parenting, Star Trek stuff, trending news, and lifestyle topics. Editor and copy editor -- digital and print.


Anthony Rapp: Favorite Scenes and Science-y Things

Catching up with Star Trek: Discovery's Anthony Rapp on the PaleyFest red carpet. Link to Story

Gilmore Girls: Every Pop Culture Reference In The Revival

From Abba to YouTube’s Zoella, we’ve got all the Gilmore Girls references covered.
Screen Rant Link to Story

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

'Futurama' was on. My son asked about sex. I answered.
The Mid Link to Story

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.
Momtastic Link to Story

“Mudd’s Women” and the Pitfalls of the Body Positivity Movement

An episode of Star Trek helps clarify the perils of the body positivy movement.

Review: In ‘The Twilight Zone,’ “The Comedian” Will Do Anything For A Laugh

Jordan Peele and Kumail Nanjiani offer the ultimate mic drop. Link to Story

Hello Movies podcast

Writer for a podcast about movies, including behind-the-scenes info, interviews, a culture column, and trivia.
Cineplex Link to Story

Happy Birthday, Mickey Mouse! A Look at the Mouse That Built an Empire

Here’s a look at how Walt Disney created America’s favorite mouse.

Interview: Kate Mulgrew On Traveling Uncharted Waters For Her Memoir ‘How To Forget’

“These are the people who shaped me, without whom I lack all definition." Link to Story

Paul McCartney: Quite a Life

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

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

Our freedom is their freedom, too.
The Mid Link to Story

TV Stars Who Ruled the 70s

To celebrate Alan Alda's 80th birthday, we look back at this iconic 70s TV star and spotlight some other celebs who also ruled the decade.


Laurie Ulster

I'm a freelance writer, TV producer, podcast writer, and former website director. My writing most frequently appears at ScreenRant, TrekMovie, TheBump, Biography, and at Scary Mommy, where I've written about pop culture, parenting, lifestyle, feminism, and just about anything else. I've contributed to The Chefs Connection, Momtastic, Women at Warp,, My Fave Places, Fuse, and Purple Clover. I'm an editor and copy editor, podcast writer and guest, and I was also the Supervising Producer of After Trek on CBS All Access. I currently write the Hello Movies podcast for Cineplex Media.



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