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Mark Shanahan

Mark Shanahan writes a daily column focused on entertainment and pop culture, and longer pieces about folks in the fields of music, movies, literature, and the arts generally. He has been at the Boston Globe since 2003 and before that at the Portland Press Herald, where he was a political reporter and a features writer. He grew in western Mass., where his father was the editor of a local newspaper, and he developed a keen interest in news and storytelling. He attended Bates College in Lewiston, Maine. He is married with two fantastic children, Julia and Beckett.

Latest stories

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Screenwriter Scott Rosenberg says he knew all about Harvey Weinstein — and so did everyone else

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The Needham native says he overlooked Weinstein’s misdeeds because he was a generous friend.

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Matt and Ben bringing Globe Magazine piece to big screen

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“The Shadows” will tell the story of America’s first detectives.

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Celtics get all gussied up to kick off the season

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The team’s annual Shamrock Gala raises $1 million for charity.

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Ellen Pompeo working on new courtroom drama

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The Everett native has been on “Grey’s Anatomy” for 14 seasons.