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Celebrity and Relationship Columnist — Boston Globe
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Boston Globe/ Love Letters advice giver, entertainment writer, and author of the novel The Singles, which you should read on/near the beach.

Holly Black has created other worlds and a writers’ colony — Black's friends and collaborators will tell you that her gift for building communities is like magic. The author, known for "The Spiderwick Chronicles" series and the Newbery Medal Honor book "Doll Bones," writes children's and young adult fantasy novels populated by fairies, vampires, and haunted dolls who have supernatural powers but live among ordinary humans.

Dropkick Murphys to Wisconsin GovernorScott Walker: ‘We literally hate you’ — After hearing that the Republican politician used the band's anthem "I'm Shipping Up to Boston" during his appearance at the Iowa Freedom Summit on Saturday, the band tweeted, "@ScottWalker @GovWalker please stop using our music in any way . . . we literally hate you !!! Love, Dropkick Murphys."

Amy Poehler is Hasty Pudding Woman of the Year — It looks like Amy Poehler will have a another homecoming later this month. The Burlington native and Boston College grad, whose final season of "Parks and Recreation" begins on NBC next week, has been chosen by Harvard University's Hasty Pudding Theatricals as its 2015 Woman of the Year.

The Most Popular Love Letters of 2014 — As promised, here are the 10 most popular Love Letters of 2014. We calculated this based on page views. (Yes, I was a bit surprised that Uber wasn't on top.) Start sending your 2015 New Year's Letters to

He insists that they can still be friends — Q. Over a year ago I met this guy who turned out to be one of the most interesting, genuine, driven, and intelligent people I have ever met. We met on a dating site and I was so surprised to come across a man I can finally trust.

‘Interview’ creators Rogen, Goldberg say they were just looking for laughs — On Dec. 1, when "The Interview" co-directors Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg visited Boston to screen their latest film for fans, they knew they had made a controversial comedy about two US journalists who are pulled into a plot to assassinate North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. opposes Mark Wahlberg pardon — A group called 18MR, short for, which promotes civic engagement among Asians and Pacific Islanders in the United States, has posted a petition opposing the pardon requested by Mark Wahlberg.

Seth Rogen talks politics at Harvard — Could " The Interview," the silly new movie starring Seth Rogen and James Franco, cause an international incident? We'll have to see. But even before its release, the comedy about a CIA plot to assassinate North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is angering some in North Korea, and there's suspicion that the recent hacking of Sony Pictures's online network is retaliation.

Rob Gronkowski and Justin Bieber say hello in LA — Why was Rob Gronkowski hanging out with Justin Bieber before the LA Clippers game Monday night? The Patriots tight end and a few of his teammates were invited into the locker room by Doc Rivers, the former Celtics coach who now stalks the sideline for the Clippers.

Will Jennifer Lawrence return to Boston for ‘Joy’? — The Hollywood Reporter says that we're getting another David O. Russell movie in Massachusetts. Russell, who filmed "The Fighter" and "American Hustle" around Boston, is set to direct "Joy," a film about Joy Mangano, the woman who invented the Miracle Mop. Mangano is set to be played by Russell's "Silver Linings Playbook" star, Jennifer Lawrence.
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Jan 29, 2015

RT @colinsteele: @MeredithGoldste Premium content idea: "Love Letters: Behind the Brackets." Access to unedited letters for a low monthly fee.

Jan 28, 2015

RT @MrsFridayNext: I am only 8 followers away from a round 5,000. I MIGHT MISS THE MOMENTOUS TURNOVER WHILE IN THE AIR.

Jan 28, 2015

@EmilyProcknal and rental cars, right? Happy rental-car-without-extra-insurance day.

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