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

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 4 – Plan 9 From Outer Space VS Miami Connection

This week on A Frame Apart, we are “abroad” on our holiday edition. Not quite Breakfast in Barbados, instead it’s Lunching at the Lakeside in Algonquin Provincial Park as we come to you fresh from the trail on our summer vacation. From the wilderness, we tackle two...

Episode 3 – First to Last: Peter Jackson

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

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...

Episode 1 – Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back VS The Avengers

It’s Critic vs Screenwriter. Sometimes … maybe … kinda? Welcome to A Frame Apart, the movie podcast from two divergent perspectives under one roof. We’re your hosts, Ariel Fisher and Bob Barrow. Ariel’s a film critic and freelance writer, while Bob’s a screenwriter....