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. Supervising Producer on the Star Trek: Discovery aftershow.


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.

'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.


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 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