Erickson is a member of the Online Film Critics Society (OFCS). Since 1999, he has written a DVD review column, DVD Savant. In 2005, a collection of reviews from his column was published in book form as DVD Savant: A Review Resource Book. In 2009 he was a runner-up in the "DVD Reviewer of the Year" category at the Rondo Hatton Classic Horror Awards. In November 2011 he released his second DVD Savant book, Sci-Fi Savant: Classic Sci-Fi Review Reader.