Laurie Ulster

Writer, Editor, Producer

New York, NY

Laurie Ulster

Freelance writer for TVweb/print/podcasts, specializing in entertainment (especially TV), food & chefs, parenting, Star Trek stuff, trending news, and lifestyle topics. Editor and copy editor for digital, print, and TV.


The magical powers only few possess… are you the one?

Every day, I am reminded of the amazing powers I have that no one else in my home shares.
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Can We Embrace Each Other’s Obsessions?

I can always hear the eye rolls...
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Father’s Day and Gay Pride: A Perfect Match

Happy Pride Month, Pops!
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Do You Need to Actually Shut Up and Dance?

Being a music snob never made anyone happier.
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What My Mother Taught Me About Talking About Myself

One of the smartest things she taught me is also one of the hardest things to learn.
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Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist, a Musical About Grief, Is Perfect for Our Time

A perfect show for these batshit crazy, chaotic, pandemic, political, wildly unpredictable times.
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Talking About Sex With My Son, Thanks to 'Futurama'

'Futurama' was on. My son asked about sex. I answered.
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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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“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.
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Nostalgia for A Time That Isn’t Over

Have you ever found nostalgic for a time that you’re still in?
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The Five Most Ludicrous Things I Can’t Get Rid of

All of you with clean, uncluttered homes, I salute and envy you.
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Mistakes I Made That I Hope My Kids Won’t Repeat

Here, my children, are the mistakes I hope you never make.
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Laurie Ulster

I’m a New York-based writer, TV producer, and copy editor.

My writing has been featured at ScreenRant, Biography, TheBump, and at Scary Mommy, The Chefs Connection, Momtastic, Women at Warp,, YourTango, My Fave Places, Fuse, and Purple Clover, and I'm a regular contributor to Taffeta. I'm a contributing writer on the book "What to Watch When: 1,000 TV Shows for Every Mood and Moment."

I'm also a former website director (so I know my way around a CMS and SEO) and copy editor for digital, print, and video.

I’m a Senior Editor of, the biggest unofficial Trek site on the web, and co-host the All Access Star Trek podcast. It’s a passion project.



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