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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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Former business manager admits he stole millions from Alanis

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Alanis Morissette’s former business manager admitted this week he embezzled millions of the singer-songwriter’s dollars.

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Chris Kimball sued by ex-wife after his exit from America’s Test Kitchen

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Chris Kimball’s ex-wife Adrienne Kimball alleges the celebrity chef isn’t living up to the couple’s 2013 divorce agreement.

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Watch Tom Brady try — and fail — to speak German

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Don’t worry, the Patriots quarterback got some help from lineman Sebastian Vollmer.

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Carly Simon shows up for party for Livingston Taylor

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The “You’re So Vain” singer has remained close to Livingston despite long ago divorcing his brother, James Taylor.