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.


Star Trek: 21 Crazy Things Only True Fans Know About The Original Series

The Original Series paved the way for the franchise, but there was a lot happening behind the scenes.
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Favorite Employees from Movies & TV

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

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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20 Behind-The-Scenes Photos That Completely Change Star Trek

From a guitar-playing Spock to a smoothie-drinking Klingon, these photos challenge everything you know about Star Trek.
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After Trek's Cadet Training: Episodes to Watch

Wonder why certain "Episodes to Watch" were chosen on After Trek? Find out here. Link to Story

Star Trek: 19 Actors You Didn’t Realize Played Multiple Roles

It's not deja vu! These actors have all played more than one role on Star Trek.
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Editorial: Spock Having A Sister In ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Is Not That Big Of A Deal

Can Michael Burnham really be Spock’s sister? Absolutely. Link to Story

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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Star Trek: 17 Episodes To Get Your Kids To Watch

Want to get your kids into Star Trek? Try some of these.
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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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Star Trek: 15 Things You Never Knew About The Borg

The Borg are Star Trek’s most formidable villains, but do you really know everything about them? Resistance to this list is futile.
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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


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