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Edie Nugent

New York, NY

Edie Nugent

New York based writer, reporter, interviewer and publicist with a passion for entertainment and geek-related media.

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Who Against Guns raises $10,000; adds charity and show runner to fundraising effort

Yesterday marked a week since the Who Against Guns campaign was launched by a coalition of over 40 Doctor Who fans, which include series writers, showrunners, and other official-Who creatives. Monday saw a slew of news updates from the campaign, which seeks to drive donations of $10 or more to organizations working on gun violence prevention.
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Steven Moffat joins Who Against Guns

Yesterday we reported on the Who Against Guns campaign, which organizers hope will “encourage Doctor Who fans to take action against gun violence.”. The series will only be available for download to fans who donate $10 or more to a charity aiming to prevent gun violence. It’s been announced today that former Doctor Who showrunner and writer Steven Moffat is joining the effort–but only if fans donate a total of $7000 by March 12.
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Doctor Who writers, artists, fans launch podcast to benefit gun violence prevention

The Stoneman Douglas shooting on Valentine’s Day left 17 dead among the students and faculty of the Florida High School, located in the city of Parkland in the greater Miami metro area. It was the 28th mass shooting of 2018 in the United States, and since that day at least six more have taken place, according to the Gun Violence Archive.
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Movies that caused theaters to post warning signs

There are many reasons a movie theater might post a warning to their customers regarding a specific film.
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The crazy ways actors found out they were cast in movies

It's a memorable moment in any actor's life to learn they've beat out the competition and won a part they dared to dream could be theirs. Yet some stories of how actors found out they got the part take on a life of their own, turning a notable memory into something unforgettable. Read on for tales of the crazy ways actors discovered they were cast in movies.
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What you don't know about the stars of X-Men's New Mutants

Here are some interesting facts you might not know about the cast of The New Mutants.
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The most bizarre films of 2017 so far

2017 has been a bizarre year in many ways, and the cinema is no exception.
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INTERVIEW: Dean Haspiel and Stoya bring sensuality to death in HARAKIRI KANE

There are very few corners of the entertainment industry that Dean Haspiel hasn’t invaded.
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NYCC ’17 INTERVIEW: Ann Nocenti reveals THE SEEDS is about “alien/human love nests”

Ann Nocenti talks to The Beat about her career in comics and launching the sci-fi political thriller The Seeds
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NYCC ’17 INTERVIEW: Kate Leth talks witches, magics, and queer representation in SPELL ON WHEELS

It’s quite something to be in Kate Leth’s orbit for a little while.
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EXCLUSIVE: Art Balthasar cover reveal and interior art for reboot of Simon and Kirby’s FIGHTING AMERICAN

Titan Comics is a publisher that’s pretty savvy when it comes to licensing characters.
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INTERVIEW: BLACK co-creator Kwanza Osayjefo talks the comic’s creative past, spin-off present, and movie future

This year its popularity has led to not only a spin-off young adult series, but a movie deal as well.
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About

Edie Nugent

Edie Nugent was born and raised in New York City and works as a freelance writer and reporter who specializes in print and on-camera interviews. She is a staff writer for The Comics Beat and has worked as a contributing editor for Weird Tales Magazine. Her freelance reporting includes work for Comingsoon.net, Common Sense Media, Cinemovie, Arise News and WBAI. She also works as a publicist and press officer with a focus on off-Broadway theatre, film and the arts. Edie fell in love with writing in first grade, penning stories about magical donuts that came to life. By sixth grade, she had co-founded her own comic book label, of which she remains absurdly proud.

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Skills

  • press campaigns
  • publicity
  • press releases
  • producing
  • interviewing
  • reporting
  • editing
  • writing