- Humor: "How To Tell If You're A Grown Up", "Playboy" (USA), December 1989, Vol. 36, No. 12, p.104-106+228.
- Book: "Dave Barry's Complete Guide to Guys," 1995.
- (December 3, 2013 to January 12, 2014) Rick Elice's play, "Peter and the Starcatcher," was based Ridley Pearson and his novel at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles, California. Roger Rees and Alex Timbers were directors.
- (January 26 to February 21, 2016) Ridley Pearson and his novel, "Peter and the Starcatcher," was perfumed in a Brown-Forman Series production at the Pamela Brown Auditorium, Actors Theatre of Louisville in Louisville, Kentucky with Therese Barbato, Michael T. Brown, Seth Clayton, Nathan Dame, Andy Gaukel, Mbali Guliwe, Alejandro Hernandez, Nehal Joshi, Madison Niederhauser, Benjamin Peltesen, Richard Prioleau, Ari Shapiro, Rob Tucker, Kyle Whalen and Paul Whitty in the cast. Rick Elice was adapter and writer. Wayne Barker was composer. Meredith McDonough was director. Sam Pinkleton was choreographer. William Boles was scenic designer. Kathleen Geldard was costume designer. Paul Toben was lighting designer. Lindsay Jones was sound designer. Paul Mills Holmes was production stage manager. Jessica Kay Potter was assistant stage manager. Jessica Reese was Dramaturge. Katie Glasheen was dialect coach. Geoff Josselson and Zan Sawyer-Dailey were casting directors.