Joseph P. Kahn

Kahn specializes in feature profiles, trend pieces, and popular culture. He is a co-author of “Last Lion: The Fall and Rise of Ted Kennedy.'” He also chronicles notables who have died each year and authors the Globe’s holiday poem.

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WGBH to air Andrew the seal documentary

By Joseph P. Kahn , Globe Staff

WGBH is airing a documentary Wednesday about Andre, a harbor seal who wintered at the New England Aquarium in the 1970s and ’80s.

The last private-club caddie camp

By Joseph P. Kahn , Globe Staff

Nantucket’s Sankaty Head Caddie Camp grooms teens for success.

A taste of NASCAR in N.H.

By Joseph P. Kahn , Globe Staff

Experience the thrill of driving a 600-horsepower stock car around the New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon, N.H.

Harry Potter update brings talk of fresh wizardry

By Joseph P. Kahn , Globe Staff

A 1,500-word short story posted on author J.K. Rowling’s fan website updates the lives of several major “Harry Potter” characters.