Laurie Ulster

Writer, Editor, Producer

New York, NY

Laurie Ulster

Freelance writer specializing in entertainment, parenting, pop culture, food & chefs, Star Trek stuff, trending news, and lifestyle topics. Editor and copy editor. Supervising Producer on the Star Trek: Discovery aftershow.


REVIEW: William Shatner’s ‘Live Long And …’

'Other people may accept death peacefully; not me, when I go I'm going kicking and screaming.' Link to Story

A Love Boat-Worthy Writer’s Bio

When your bio catches another writer's eye ...
Adweek: The Voice of Media Link to Story

7 Things We Learned From William Shatner’s Revealing New Memoir

New info on 'Star Trek V,' his relationship with Leonard Nimoy, and a trip via magic mushrooms. Link to Story

Review: ‘Star Trek: Lost Scenes’

The Deleted Scenes section alone makes the book a must-have for Star Trek fans. Link to Story

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

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

Ten Star Trek Fun Facts from Michael Westmore’s Memoir

From snipping chest hairs to hyperventilating, Westmore has given it his all. Link to Story

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.

INTERVIEW: Mike and Denise Okuda Talk “The Roddenberry Vault”

Mike and Denise Okuda take us into The Roddenberry Vault, giving us the highlights of their work on the secret Star Trek project. Link to Story

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.


Laurie Ulster

I'm a freelance writer, TV producer, and former website director. My writing most frequently appears at ScreenRant, TrekMovie, TheBump, Biography, 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, Momtastic, Women at Warp, YourTango,, My Fave Places, Fuse, and Purple Clover. I'm an editor and copy editor, and I was also the Supervising Producer of After Trek on CBS All Access.



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