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

Celebrate and/or mourn the end of your favorite TV show with ‘Mad Men’ bingo

Celebrate and/or mourn the end of your favorite TV show with ‘Mad Men’ bingo

Use our bingo cards to liven up what will likely be a great (and depressing) season.

Aziz Ansari who? Before hit show, ‘Parks’ stars were little known.

Aziz Ansari who? Before hit show, ‘Parks’ stars were little known.

As the sitcom starts its last season, we look at the bump Pawnee’s beloved bureaucrats have gotten.

From Amy Poehler to Retta to Chris Pratt: ‘Parks and Recreation’ has boosted cast’s careers

From Amy Poehler to Retta to Chris Pratt: ‘Parks and Recreation’ has boosted cast’s careers

As the TV comedy nears an end, we look at the bump Pawnee’s beloved bureaucrats have gotten.

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.