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.


Kurt Vonnegut’s Daughter: 'My Dad, The Doodler'

Nanette Vonnegut gives us a glimpse into who her father really was.

Happy Birthday, Lauren Graham! 5 Fun Facts About the Fast-Talking Actress

The actress and bestselling author turns 50 today, so we salute her with a fun, fast look at her life and career.

Can I Get a Whoop Whoop? 7 Fun Facts About Whoopi Goldberg

Happy birthday, Whoopi!

'Calvin and Hobbes,' How We Miss You

Twenty years after its final run, we take a look at what made the comic strip so special.

Woody Allen Turns 80: Fascinating Facts About the Iconic Filmmaker

Today is Woody Allen's 80th birthday. Here's a look at his life and career.

7 Fun Facts About Isaac Asimov

We celebrate the sci-fi literary genius with some fun facts about his out-of-this-world life and career.

'As You Wish': Cary Elwes on The Making of 'The Princess Bride'

Westley wrote a fan-pleasing book looking behind the scenes of the 1987 cult classic.

Sara Jenkins, Renaissance Woman

This restaurant owner, author, and accomplished chef has a secret love for Kraft Singles.
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The Robicellis: Doing The Right Thing

The Robicellis enlighten us on cupcake flavors good and bad and the healing powers of Krazy Glue.
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Celebrity Chefs' Summer Eats: Allison & Matt Robicelli's Frozen Fruit Pops

From their Brooklyn bakery, the couple shares a sweet recipe for playing it cool this summer.

14 Commencement Speech Quotes to Inspire Your Graduate

Michelle Obama and even Kanye are dropping some valuable wisdom this week
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Jimmy Fallon Wants to Help New Dads Trick Their Kids

No surprise—he's a hilariously fun father.
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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 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.



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