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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

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Boch donates money to replace Lucille Ball statue

By , Globe Staff

Car dealer Ernie Boch Jr. has donated $20,000 to replace a statue of comedian Lucille Ball in her western New York hometown.

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Batman is back on the scene for ‘Suicide Squad’

By , Globe Staff

Ben Affleck, or a stunt double, was part of a car chase scene for the movie “Suicide Squad” this week.

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Items from Rex Trailer’s estate to be auctioned

By , Globe Staff

Trailer’s cowboy costumes, boots, hats, jackets, and an acoustic guitar are being auctioned.

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Matt Light ready for takeoff

By , Globe Staff

The former Patriots lineman flew in an F-18 with the Blue Angels.