Reporter

Mark Shanahan

Shanahan writes primarily for the Living/Arts section. He covers the comings and goings of Boston’s celebrity class in the newspaper's daily “Names” column, and also writes feature profiles of actors, authors, rock stars, and filmmakers.

Latest stories

Names

Rob Gronkowski, Shane Vereen help Ellie Fund at Hard Rock

By and , Globe Staff

The event helped raise money for Comcast SportsNet’s telecast for the Ellie Fund’s Do Good Campaign.

Names

Former teacher preps for sitdown with Amy Poehler

By and , Globe Staff

The comedy queen will chat with her old Burlington High School teacher about Poehler’s new memoir, “Yes, Please.”

Names

Oliver Stone visits Lesley University

By and , Globe Staff

The Oscar-winning filmmaker was at Lesley University with historian Peter Kuznick to talk about their Showtime series.

Names

New Hampshire Film Festival ends with Foley tribute

By and , Globe Staff

The New Hampshire Film Festival wrapped in Portsmouth Sunday with a tribute to the N.H. journalist killed by Islamic State militants in August.