Edie Nugent

New York, NY

Edie Nugent

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


Youth Day at Flame Con 2019: A teen’s eye view

How does Flame Con feel to a queer teen seeing it for the first time?
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Blair Witch Project ending explained

Part of the Blair Witch mania that took hold in the years following the film's release was due to its ambiguous ending.
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American Horror Story characters who are based on real people

American Horror Story features a rotating cast of killers and the victims unfortunate enough to cross their paths.
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What the hotel from The Shining looks like today

When you think of that hotel from The Shining, any number of memorable images might cross your mind.
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Movies that got filmmakers arrested

Directors and producers are known to clock long hours and endure strenuous situations in the making of their films, but sometimes getting the movie finished can lead to problems that can't be fixed with a well-earned vacation—
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Actor replacements that upset the rest of the cast

Casting a movie is an overlooked art. No matter how good the script is, or how visionary a project's director may be, if a cast doesn't work well together it's unlikely the resulting film or television show will be successful. Casts can get disrupted for a variety of reasons — sometimes schedules change, sometimes personal problems can lead an actor to drop out.
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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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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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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, 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.



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