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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.

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Pats love is hard to find in Phoenix

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Maybe it’s Deflategate or just Patriots fatigue, but it’s tough to find folks in Phoenix rooting for Tom Brady’s bunch.

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Shane Vereen helps Pats win Madden 15 matchup

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The running back made it look easy in a matchup against Seahawks siren Richard Sherman.

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Katy Perry says halftime show won’t be ‘deflated’

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The show doesn’t last long, but Perry is promising a memorable, wardrobe malfunction-free performance.

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Seth Greenberg enjoys an evening with ‘Scotty’ Brown

By , Globe Staff

The Mistral owner has been returning to Boston to assay Bastille Kitchen, his new French Bistro in Fort Point.