Elyssa Goodman

Michael Blume’s Lessons in Self-Love

Michael Blume’s Lessons in Self-Love

The day I speak to Michael Blume on the phone is the day Aretha Franklin has died. The Queen of Soul, American icon, influenced millions with her empowering, gr
The Rap and Activism of Xiuhtezcatl Martinez

The Rap and Activism of Xiuhtezcatl Martinez

The 18-year-old hip-hop artist hopes to be a force of positive change. Praised by the likes of Chance the Rapper, Leonardo DiCaprio, and James Cameron, Xiuhtezcatl Martinez is also the Youth Director for Earth Guardians, a non-profit dedicated to inspiring young people to activate their voices in response to climate change. ...
EXCLUSIVE: Fickle Friends Release New Version of “Bite” Remixe

EXCLUSIVE: Fickle Friends Release New Remix of “Bite”

After six years in development, UK-based indie pop band Fickle Friends released their debut album You Are Someone Else this past March. Today their latest EP, You Are Someone Else (Versions), is available, featuring four reimagined tracks from that debut album. ...

Elyssa Goodman

Arts & Culture Contributor

Elyssa Goodman is a New York-based writer and photographer. Her work has appeared in VICE, Billboard, Vogue, Vanity Fair, T: The New York Times Style Magazine, ELLE, and more.