Jessica Goldstein
Writer

Jessica Goldstein is a writer for the Style section. She covers arts, culture and entertainment and reports on all things theater for the weekly Backstage column. She writes about a lot of real people—Fred Begun, Jay Z, Aziz Ansari, McKayla Maroney, the Buddy Deaners—and a lot of not-real people: Superman, Achilles, Very Mary-Kate, @FeministTaylorSwift. Once, she wrote an entire story about a word she isn’t allowed to use in the newspaper. She does not really recommend trying that at home. Before coming to the Post, Jessica wrote for Seventeen magazine, Her Campus and Philadelphia Weekly.

Latest by Jessica Goldstein

At Kennedy Center, the return of ‘The Lion King’

At Kennedy Center, the return of ‘The Lion King’

Members of the cast and crew talk about the circle of life in the touring production of the popular show.

Why does -- and will -- ‘Mean Girls’ continue to endure online?

Why does -- and will -- ‘Mean Girls’ continue to endure online?

10 years after its release, the movie is still a dominant force and may be the iconic movie of the social media age

Costume design: It’s in the details

Costume design: It’s in the details

We spoke with this year’s Helen Hayes Award-nominated costume designers.

How MTV’s ’16 and Pregnant’ led to declining teen birth rates

How MTV’s ’16 and Pregnant’ led to declining teen birth rates

A study shows that, despite fears to the contrary, the show encouraged teens to use contraception.