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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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Tom Werner comments on Cosby allegations

By , Globe Staff

On Friday, Red Sox chairman Tom Werner — who produced “The Cosby Show” — broke his silence. Sort of.

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Promising new ‘Black Mass’ trailer is out

By , Globe Staff

“Black Mass” released a new trailer that shows Johnny Depp looking exceedlingly malevolent as the the notorious South Boston mobster.

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Veruca Salt drops by RadioBDC

By , Globe Staff

Veruca Salt’s Nina Gordon and Louise Post stopped by the RadioBDC studio at The Boston Globe Thursday and played a few songs.

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Valerie Harper resting after falling ill in Maine

By , Globe Staff

Actress Valerie Harper is recovering in York Hospital in Maine after becoming ill Wednesday night at the Ogunquit Playhouse.