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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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Gaelic football champions swing through Boston

By , Globe Staff

The County Kerry team, which won the Sam Maguire Cup (Ireland’s top sporting prize), hit up Bostonia Public House and Mr. Dooley’s.

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Big book deal for local stars Mindy Kaling, B.J. Novak

By , Globe Staff

They are reportedly being paid $7.5 million to write a book about their off-and-on romance.

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Chatting about life as indie rocker

By , Globe Staff

Jon Fine, who played guitar in an obscure late ’80s band and is now a magazine editor, shared his tale in his new book.

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Langham tea party toasts the new royal baby

By , Globe Staff

Britain’s consul general to New England hosted the event Friday at the hotel.