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.


Twin Peaks And Star Trek: 15 Actors Who’ve Crossed Over

Star Trek and Twin Peaks, two of television’s most iconic shows, shared quite a few incredible actors.
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Star Trek: 17 Most WTF Things Captain Kirk Has Ever Done

He’s a rascal, that James T. Kirk. And look out, Prime Directive!
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My Adventures in Star Trek Comment Culture

A funny thing happened when I started writing about women in Star Trek ...
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15 Really Terrible Moments For Women In Star Trek

Long before Jaylah and Captain Janeway, there were some truly deplorable moments on Star Trek for womankind. Here's a look at 15 of them.
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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

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

16 Celebrities Who Lobbied To Be On Star Trek

What do Robin Williams, Seth MacFarlane, and the King of Jordan have in common? They all asked to appear on Star Trek.
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Favorite Employees from Movies & TV

Today we celebrate Employee Appreciation Day with working stiffs from classic movies and TV.

16 Star Trek Inventions We Wish Were Real

Beam us up! Please!
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EDITORIAL: Time Traveling with Star Trek: The Motion Picture

As we inched closer to the premiere date of Star Trek Beyond, I started time traveling. Link to Story

Where Are They Now? The Cast Of Star Trek: Voyager

Kate Mulgrew is Red on Orange Is the New Black, but what's the rest of the crew been up to since returning to the Alpha Quadrant?
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17 Most Terrifying Star Trek Episodes

Monsters, evil clowns, giant viruses, and zombie Vulcans, just in time for Halloween.
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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