Website of Ariel Fisher, Freelance Writer

Ariel Fisher

Ariel Fisher is a freelance writer, editor, and podcaster from Toronto, Ontario. She has written for Toronto Film Scene, Sound on Sight (now PopOptiq), and Rue Morgue Magazine to name a few, and contributed to the BBC Culture’s 2017 poll of the 100 greatest comedies of all time. She co-hosts and produces the podcast A Frame Apart, comparing and contrasting films in obscure ways. She also co-hosts, edits, and produces After All: A Mary Tyler Moore Podcast, a cross-generational podcast exploring the social, political, and personal impact of the Mary Tyler Moore Show. Most recently, she was published in Spectacular Optical’s latest book “Yuletide Terror: Christmas Horror on Film and Television.”

Recent Work

To Donate or Not To Donate, That is the Quandary

I wrote this essay two years ago when I had to renew my health card, and have been hiding it in the depths of my computer ever since. I finally got up the courage to show it to Bob, my partner in life and Podcasting (he co-hosts, produces, and edits A Frame Apart with...

Episode 5 – Eat Your Darts: The Godfather | A Frame Apart

This week on A Frame Apart we’re changing it up yet again! We do that, sometimes. This week we introduce a brand new format we literally just came up with called “Eat Your Darts”, wherein we take a classic/important film we’ve either never seen or haven’t seen in a...

Episode 3 – First to Last: Peter Jackson | A Frame Apart

This time on A Frame Apart we introduce a new format to the show: the First to Last episode. The concept is simple, really. Using the gist of our regular format, we will take the filmography of a given director and trace the trajectory of their career from their first...

Episode 2 – Independence Day VS San Andreas | A Frame Apart

This week on A Frame Apart... Ariel and Bob face off Independence Day versus San Andreas. They're taking a loving look at the disaster flicks of yore, for which they have great affection. Through these, they discuss the benefits of practical special effects, the...