Simon has contributed film criticism, essays and feature pieces for print publications as diverse as Los Angeles Daily News, Paper, Los Angeles CityBeat, H Magazine, Zeitgeist, Now Playing Magazine, PopSmear and the News & Record (NC). The DVD editor for ShockYa, Simon has contributed to many online sites, including Paste, Vulture, IGN, Rotten Tomatoes, FilmStew and Reelz . SharedDarkness.com is his online blog. A former three-term president of the Los Angeles Film Critics Association, Simon has worked with AFI Fest, and served on festival juries at City of Lights, City of Angels (COLCOA), Method Fest and more. He is currently working on a book project.