Mark Shanahan & Meredith Goldstein

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


Boston Calling announces lineup

Among the planned performers for the late-summer version of Boston Calling are Paul Westerberg (pictured) and a reconstituted version of his band the Replacements, teen pop phenom Lorde, rapper Nas, the Roots and Childish Gambino.

A terrific mix of classic and contemporary artists and genres will be featured at the late-summer edition of the music festival known as Boston Calling.

// Actress Lupita Nyong’o is People’s Most Beautiful

The magazine unveiled the Hampshire College grad’s big cover spread Wednesday.


// Gisele Bundchen sings for UNICEF

Supermodel Gisele Bundchen has recorded a version of the Blondie song “Heart of Glass.”


// After Tribeca, ‘In Your Eyes’ is available online for $5

Joss Whedon’s new film, shot in Amherst, N.H., debuted at the Tribeca Film Festival.


Vinh Nuegen in the documentary “In Country,” directed by Mike Attie and Meghan O’Hara, which will be screened at Independent Film Festival Boston.

The pitch that landed ‘In Country’ at IFFB

Camden International Film Festival looks at pitch sessions as training for new filmmakers. For the audience, it lifts the veil off the creative process.


Television Review

Billy Bob Thornton plays Lorne Malvo, a man who creates chaos for everyone with whom he comes in contact.

FX’s ‘Fargo’ draws inspiration from its namesake in all the best ways

This new drama is another story set in the frozen world of the original film, with the same sense of menace, desolation, humor, and, of course, fun with those “aw jeez” accents.