Film Studies
Columbia University Press, 2009

Dark Victory: The Life of Bette Davis
Henry Holt & Co., 2007

The American Cinema Study Guide and Faculty Guide
(textbooks in conjunction with the 10-part PBS/BBC American Cinema series and telecourse)
McGraw-Hill/New York Center for Visual History, 1994

Screwball: Hollywood's Madcap Romantic Comedies
Crown, 1989


"Circles, Squares, and Pink Triangles: Confessions of a Cultist," Citizen Sarris: American Film Critic, Scarecrow Press, 2001

"Laughing Hysterically," in Queer Representations. New York University Press, 1997

"Jailbait, 1997," in Flesh and the Word 4. Penguin/Plume, 1997

"Chemistry," in Boys Like Us: Gay Writers Tell Their Coming Out Stories. Avon, 1996

"Rock Climbing," in Friends and Lovers: Gay Men Write About the Families They Create. NAL/Dutton, 1995

Various essays in The Premiere Guide to Movies on Video. HarperCollins, 1991


Nancy Newton, R.N.
Co-written, unproduced script sold to United Artists, 1986


Fosse” (book review), Film Quarterly, (Vol. 67, No. 2) Winter 2013.
"10 Questions with Ed Sikov... By Ed Sikov." LitReactor, January, 2013

"10 Songs about Writing." LitReactor, January, 2013

"10 Questions with Michael Lowenthal." LitReactor, October, 2012

"Five of the Best Books I Ever Reread." LitReactor, September, 2012
 "Your Favorite Book Sucks: The Big Sleep." LitReactor, August, 2012
"Ten Gay Men's Novels You Should Already Have Read If You Consider Yourself Even Semi-Literate." LitReactor, May,


 "Getting It Right: Accuracy, Truth, and the Fudge Factor." LitReactor, March, 2012

 "Un-Building Blocks: What To Do If You Can't Do It." LitReactor, February, 2012

"Indie Bookstore Spotlight: The Strand, New York City." LitReactor, February, 2012

"ATTACKED! One Writer's Response to Criticism." LitReactor, January, 2012   

"The Day I Met God." LitReactor, December, 2011

"From Silk Purses to Sows' Ears." LitReactor, October, 2011 

"A Home for Billy Wilder." Architectural Digest, November, 2008

"Don't Let's Ask for the Moon: We Have a Star!: Bette Davis as a Gay Icon." Screen,Spring 2008

"Billy Wilder," The Scribner Encyclopedia of American Lives, Vol.6, 2004

"Gordianus Redux," The James White Review. Summer/Fall 2004

"TV or Not TV," Pride '03. June 2003

"Something Wilder," Premiere. June, 2002

"Billy Wilder's World War II," War, Literature, and the Arts: An International Journal of the Humanities. United States Air Force Academy, 2000

"Habit Forming," Premiere (U.K.). April, 1996

"George Raft," Architectural Digest. April, 1996

"Brush Up Your Shakespeare," Premiere(U.K.). March, 1996

"Rear Window: Audrey Hepburn," Premiere(U.K.). February, 1996

"Drag Is the Drug," Premiere (U.K.). December, 1995

"Never Work with Humans," Premiere (U.K.). November, 1995

"Switching Channels," Premiere (U.K.). September, 1995

"Bombs Away," Premiere (U.K.). August, 1995

"Baby, It Might Not Be You," Premiere(U.K.). June, 1995

"Yankee, Go Home!" Premiere (U.K.). May, 1995

"America Gets Stupid," Premiere (U.K.). April, 1995

"TV Hell," Premiere (U.K.). March, 1995

"Generation Whine," Premiere (U.K.). February, 1995

"Writer's Block," Premiere (U.K.). January, 1995

"Naked Lunch," Premiere (U.K.). December, 1994

"Hollywood Menopause," Premiere (U.K.). November, 1994 (Reprinted in the British and Brazilian editions of Cosmopolitan)

"Class Action," Premiere (U.K.). September, 1994

"A Nightmare on Walt's Street," Premiere(U.K.). August, 1994

"Therapy," Premiere. Oct. 1990

"Screen Deco Comes Home," Premiere. Sept. 1990

"A Roxy in Your Basement," Connoisseur. April 1990

"Crazy: The Ten Best Screwball Comedies on Video," Premiere. January 1990

"Family Values," Premiere. May 1989

"Hold the Pickles, Hold the Aphids," Spy. May 1989

"To Be Gay in America" (book review), New York Newsday. April 16, 1989

"Midnight Caller Acts Out," Village Voice. Dec. 20, 1988

"Hollywood Doesn't Live Here Anymore," New York Times Book Review. April 3, 1988

"Poetry on TV: Can It Be Done?,"Connoisseur. Feb. 1988

"Movies for Winter Hibernation," Premiere. Jan. 1988

"Home Video for Your Displeasure,"Premiere. Nov. 1987

"Miracle on 58th Street: 25 Years of WNET,"Dial (New York). Sept. 1987

"The Corry Connection," Village Voice. April 21, 1987

"Brought to You By," AT&T Magazine. 1985

"The Carnegie Hall Kid," AT&T Magazine. 1985

"Pauline at the Movies," New York Native. December 26, 1983

"Querelle," Cineaste (Vol. XIII, No. 1). Autumn, 1983

"The King of Comedy," Film Quarterly, (Vol. XXXVI, No. 4). Summer, 1983

"Victor/Victoria," Film Quarterly (Vol. XXXVI, No. 1). Fall, 1982

"Homosexuals, Bandits and Gangsters,"Cineaste (Vol. XI, No. 4). Winter, 1981

"Knightriders," Cineaste (Vol. XI, No. 3). Autumn, 1981

Monthly media column, People with AIDS Coalition Newsline. 1989-1990

Weekly media column and over 200 film reviews, New York Native. 1983-1988

Misc. film reviews: Video. 1986-1988

Misc. book reviews: Film Quarterly,Christopher StreetNew York Native. 1982-1986