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


WCVB-TV reporters told to ‘move it’ while on camera

By , Globe Staff

News director Paige Harrison wants reporters to “start walking and talking.”

James Patterson plans true crime book on Aaron Hernandez

By , Globe Staff

Patterson said in a statement that he was ‘‘stunned’’ by Hernandez’s death and wanted to know ‘‘what went wrong.’’

John Kerry is switching islands

By and , Globe Staff

Could a Nantucket guy ever really be happy on Martha’s Vineyard?


Bobby Blaze back on the air at HOT 96.9

By , Globe Staff

The veteran DJ will handle the weekday 3-7 p.m. shift.