| Andrew Erdman|| Author|
| Queen of Vaudeville: The Story of Eva Tanguay, Blue vaudeville|Andrew L. Erdman Wikipedia
Andrew L. Erdman (born 1965) is an American author, journalist, and scholar. He served as a staff reporter at Fortune magazine where he wrote a weekly human interest column and profiles of the world’s billionaires. He has written for National Lampoon, Diversions, Women.com and LifetimeTV.com. Erdman has worked in television, serving as head writer for the talk/comedy/variety show Sex, Lives, and Video Clips (costarring Candace Bushnell) on VH1. Andrew received his doctorate in theater studies from the City University of New York. He has taught writing, media studies, film, and drama at a number of colleges and universities in the New York City area including Hunter College and Brooklyn College. His book, Blue Vaudeville: Sex, Morals, and the Mass Marketing of Amusement, 1895-1915, was published by McFarland in 2003. His new book, Queen of Vaudeville: The Story of Eva Tanguay is the first-ever biography of legendary performer Eva Tanguay (1878–1947), known as “The ‘I Don’t Care’ Girl.” The book will be published by Cornell University Press.