Andrew L. Erdman, Ph.D., MSW
BOOKS AND CHAPTERS
Queen of Vaudeville: The Story of Eva Tanguay. (Cornell University Press: 2012). [To pre-order or purchase, please go to Cornell University Press or Amazon.] For more information, please visit QueenOfVaudeville.com.
Blue Vaudeville: Sex, Morals, and the Mass Marketing of Amusement, 1895-1915. (McFarland, 2003).
Forbes Great Success Stories: Twelve Tales of Victory Wrested from Defeat, by Alan Farnham, (
The Hollwood Job Hunter’s Survival Guide, by Hugh Taylor (Los Angeles: Lone Eagle Publishing, 1993). *Wrote “Preface”*
”RewardTV Interviews the
“A Winner’s Tale.” RewardTV In-Site, RewardTV.com; June 1, 2002.
365 Fifth: News and Events of the
“Wheels of Fortune Turn in
“Amgen: How to Keep That Family Feeling.” Fortune; April 6, 1992.
“The Billionaires.” Fortune. September 10, 1990.
“Ignorant Intellectuals Are Our Biggest Problem” (interview with Allan Bloom). Fortune; March 26, 1990.
“CEO of US West is Eagle Who Cares” and “Bill Farley’s Ex Helps CEO Wives.” Fortune; February 10, 1992.
Book Review: Champagne Charlie & Pretty Jemima: Variety Theater in the Nineteenth Century, by Gillian M. Rodger (University of Illinois Press, 2010). American Studies (v. 52, no. 1), 2012.
“Edward Bernays and the ‘Golden Jubilee of Light’: Culture, Performance, Publicity.” Theatre Annual: A Journal of Performance Studies (v. 40); 1996.
“From Frank Fay to Jimmy Stewart: Broadway,
“Mary Coyle Chase: A Bibliography of Critical and Biographical Sources.” Bulletin of Bibliography (v. 52, no. 4); December 1995.
TELEVISION AND STAGE
Likeable War Criminals, sketch comedy. Co-writer and costar.
Sex, Lies, and Video Clips, talk-humor-variety show starring Scott Bloom and Candace Bushnell. Head writer. VH1 (division of MTV Networks.) 1997. (13 episodes.)
"Rant & Rave," RewardTV.com; 2002-04.
“She Says, He Says,” LifetimeTV.com; 2001-02
“Emale,” Women.com; 1995-2000
Editorial Director, RewardTV.com, New York, 2001-2011. Created much of the content and editorial style on website for fans of TV, TV advertising, and product placement. (Subsidiary of IAG Research.) Also created promotional copy, newsletters, and entertainment products.
Writer and Editor, Media Relations Department, CUNY Graduate Center, 1998-2001. Created press releases, bios, newsletter articles, web pages, and other written materials for The City University of New York Graduate Center.
Writing and Media Studies Instructor/Professor, 1995-2000. Taught and created syllabi for a range of courses including freshman writing, literary analysis, film studies, and dramatic literature at
Staff Reporter, Fortune magazine, Time Inc. Magazine Co., New York, 1989-1993. Wrote and researched dozens of articles on topics from investing to human interest to the world’s billionaires.