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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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Quote of the day: Gisele Bundchen

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- Gisele Bundchen, supermodel wife of Tom Brady, talking about facing adversity.- Gisele Bundchen, supermodel wife of Tom Brady, talking about facing adversity.

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Our Bodies Ourselves hires new executive director

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It wasn’t so long ago that the group behind the groundbreaking book, “Our Bodies, Ourselves,” was fighting for its financial life.

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Will Ferrell to play Ronald Reagan

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Will Ferrell, who played former President George W. Bush on “Saturday Night Live,” will see if he can do a decent Ronald Reagan impression.

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Check out Jake Gyllenhaal on the set of ‘Stronger’

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The actor was spotted filming a scene outside Buddy’s Union Villa in North Easton Wednesday.