Beth Teitell

Beth Teitell is a features writer for the Boston Globe; an on-air commentator for public radio’s Marketplace program; and the author of two humorous books, “From Here to Maternity,” and “Drinking Problems at the Fountain of Youth.” She writes on a wide range of topics for the Globe, but whether she’s covering politics, sports, money, parenting –or lasagna – her goal is the same: to inform readers while also taking them through an enjoyable romp.

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Tips for getting Taylor Swift’s ‘Shake It Off’ out of your mind

By , Globe Staff

Expert’s advice for cleansing your inner soundtrack of an earworm: “Do something that requires a lot of attention.”

Passing the drumstick to a new generation

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State judges in Mass. face mandatory retirement at age 70. But when it comes to stepping aside at Thanksgiving, the rules aren’t set.

More consumers are sending themselves subscription boxes

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Years ago we knew subscription boxes as the fruit- or cheese-of-the month club. Now they’ve gone upmarket and niche.

Would-be pet adopters competing for companions

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Once a simple, one-day affair, adopting a pet has turned into a process that can stretch for months.