Andrew Erdman, LCSW
In addition to being a mental health professional, I have also written books, web copy, magazine articles, television programming, and an assortment of other content products. Here is a list of some of my writings:
Queen of Vaudeville: The Story of Eva Tangauy. First-ever biography of America's most popular live entertainer in the years 1905-1915. Cornell University Press, 2012.
Blue Vaudeville: Sex, Morals, and the Mass Marketing of Amusement, 1895-1915. McFarland Publishing, 2004.
SELECTED ARTICLES & CHAPTERS
[BOOK REVIEW] Champagne Charlie & Pretty Jemima: Variety Theatre in the Nineteenth Century, by Gillian M. Rodger. Urbana, Chicago, and Springfield, IL: Universiry of Illinois Press. 2010. In: American Studies v. 52, no. 1.
"Edward Bernays and the ‘Golden Jubilee of Light’: Culture, Performance, Publicity,"Theatre Annual: A Journal of Performance Studies 40, 1996, 49-64.
"From Frank Fay to Jimmy Stewart: Broadway, Hollywood, and the Construction of Creativity,"Theatre Studies 41, 1996, 13-28.
"Mary Coyle Chase: A Bibliography of Critical and Biographical Sources,"Bulletin of Bibliography 52, (no. 4), Dec. 1995, 307-11.
"The New Financial Advice Books: Wisdom and Hokum from the Gurus of Wall Street," (Book Reviews), Diversions, Apr. 1993, 25-29.
"Preface," The Hollywood Job-Hunter's Survival Guide, by Hugh Taylor. Los Angeles: Lone Eagle Publishing, 1993.
"Wheels of Fortune Turn in Jeff City,"National Lampoon, Apr. 1992, 56-59.
"Ignorant Intellectuals Are Our Biggest Problem" (interview with Allan Bloom), Fortune, 26 Mar. 1990, 148.
Researcher and Writer, The Concise Columbia Encyclopedia, Second Edition, New York: Columbia University Press, 1989.