Christopher Null

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Christopher Null
Born (1971-09-07) 7 September 1971 (age 44)
Houston, Texas, United States
Occupation Film critic, writer
  • Susanne Bergstrom-Null (married 2012–present) [1]
  • Ashley Carder Null (August 1998 - 2010) (divorced) (2 children) [1]

Christopher Null is a film critic, columnist and former blogger for Yahoo! Tech,[2][3] editor of,[4] and was the founder[5] and editor-in-chief of,[6] which operated from 1995 to 2012. Prior to the widespread popularity of the world wide web, he was one of the most prolific reviewers posting in the newsgroup.[citation needed] In 2003, CNN called Null an "expert in media, business and technology".[5] In 2013, Null founded Film Racket.[7]


Null has written for numerous publications, including Wired,[8] Business 2.0, PC World,[9] Men's Journal, San Francisco Magazine, Yahoo! Internet Life, Working Woman, PC/Computing,[10] San Jose Magazine, The Austin Chronicle, and The Austin American-Statesman. He is also the author of two books: Five Stars! (2005, Sutro Press), a manual for aspiring film critics, and Half Mast (2002, Sutro Press), a novel. A list of Null's publications is available at his website.

Editorial positions[edit]

Prior to writing for Yahoo!, he was the founding editor-in-chief of Mobile PC magazine.[11] He also served as editor-in-chief of New Architect,[12] Executive Editor of Smart Business magazine, and Managing Reviews Editor of LAN Times magazine.

Personal life[edit]

Null obtained an MBA at the University of Texas at Austin. He is a founding member of the Online Film Critics Society.[13]


  1. ^ a b "Google, Why Won’t You Let Me Forget My Divorce?". Wired. 7 May 2015. Retrieved 7 May 2015. 
  2. ^ Evangelista, Benny (30 January 2007). "Pros and cons of Windows Vista". SFGate. Retrieved 11 January 2015. 
  3. ^ Phillips, Ashley (7 January 2007). "Will CES Bring the Next iPhone?". ABC News. Retrieved 11 January 2015. 
  4. ^ Goldsmith, Richard (22 April 2010). "Shots for Adults". Fox News. Retrieved 11 January 2015. 
  5. ^ a b Botelho, Greg (16 May 2003). "Rehashed summer smashes". CNN. Retrieved 11 January 2015. 
  6. ^ Kravets, David (31 August 2007). "Hollywood's Next Anti-Piracy Crusade: Crappy Cell Phone Copies". Wired. Retrieved 11 January 2015. 
  7. ^ Null, Christopher (3 April 2013). Hacking Media Production Podcast: How to Launch a Competitive Content Site. Interview with David Spark. Retrieved 11 January 2015. 
  8. ^ "Christopher Null, Author at WIRED". Wired. 2014. Archived from the original on 12 September 2014. Retrieved 11 January 2015. 
  9. ^ Johnson, Dave (31 January 2013). "How to respond to unhappy customers online". CBS News. Retrieved 11 January 2015. 
  10. ^ Robinson-Jacobs, Karen (27 April 1999). "Savvy PC Sellers Find Niches to Survive". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 11 January 2015. 
  11. ^ Null, Christopher (20 February 2005). Secret Tapes Of President Bush Leaked To New York Times. Interview with Andrea Koppel. CNN Live Sunday. Retrieved 11 January 2015. 
  12. ^ "Christopher Null: Executive Profile & Biography". Bloomberg Businessweek. 2015. Retrieved 11 January 2015. 
  13. ^ "About the Staff". Film Racket. 2013. Retrieved 11 January 2015. 

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