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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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Varitek and Wakefield at Granite Links as it rains golf balls

By , Globe Staff

This week’s Tek & Friends Golf Classic benefited the nonprofit Pitching in for Kids.

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Departures at WGBH, WBZ-TV

By , Globe Staff

Senior managers in the stations’ newsrooms are no longer with the organizations.

Is The Country Club too exclusive even for Tom Brady?

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Brady and Gisele Bundchen reportedly want to join the 133-year-old institution, which prizes privacy and discretion.

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Ben Affleck, Jennifer Garner splitting up

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“After much thought and careful consideration, we have made the difficult decision to divorce,” the actors told E!