Laurie Ulster

Writer, Editor, Producer

New York, NY

Laurie Ulster

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


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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It's Time to Detox From Detoxes

Why are perfectly healthy people obsessed with detoxes?
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I Loved My Belly When I Was Pregnant

But now, when I think of my gut, I I feel the judgment of the whole world.
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How Young Stars Are Changing The Way A New Generation Sees Mental Illness

Jared Padalecki and Demi Lovato are fighting the stigma of depression and bipolar disorder.
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I Don't Have Acne Anymore, But I Still Have The Scars

A primer for talking to your teen about acne, from someone who's been there.
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A Tokyo Hotel Is Offering Crying Rooms, and I Want One

Tissues, eye masks, sad movies and solitude? I'm there.
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10 Morning Rituals of People Who Are More Successful Than You Are

Emulating these habits could put you on the road to riches.
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The Bikini Mom Isn't Making Me Any Braver

The popularity of Rachel Hollis' post-pregnancy bikini body isn't exactly cheering me up.
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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, podcast writer and guest, 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