Mark Shanahan & Meredith Goldstein

Mark and Meredith write the Names column for The Boston Globe.


Is Affleck-Garner marriage on the rocks?

Actor Ben Affleck and his wife, actress Jennifer Garner arrive at the 2014 Vanity Fair Oscars Party in West Hollywood.


The gossip websites say Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner’s relationship may be in trouble.

Mark Wahlberg at his son’s youth football game.


Mark Wahlberg plays dad at youth football game

Wahlberg looked like any other suburban father at his son’s youth football game the other day.

Pictured outside Venu (from left): Raggedy Kandi, Sibil Syrvice, Mynxx, and Adam Van Buren, all of Albany, N.Y.


Venu hosts MergeArts Boston party

MergeArts kicked off the season with a party showcasing the work of more than 20 artists.

Mario Batali (left) and Michael Schlow at the (RED) Supper.


Michael Schlow, Mario Batali team up for AIDS fund-raiser

The chefs were among the culinary kings and queens serving guests at the (RED) Supper in New York.


Bradley Cooper stars in “Aloha” alongside Emma Stone.

Movie review

‘Aloha’ doesn’t say anything worthwhile

A fine cast — Bradley Cooper, Emma Stone, Rachel McAdams, Bill Murray — is wasted in Cameron Crowe’s slack, misdirected misfire of a romantic comedy.