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Should she tell his fiancee before moving on? — Q. I have been involved in a long-distance relationship with someone on and off for six years. We've never discussed marriage, but we always had a great time and the chemistry was sizzling whenever we were in the same place.

Ever have a teen celeb crush? Writers dish. — People ask me why I became a journalist. If I'm being honest, the answer is Christian Slater. At 16, all I wanted was to meet him and become his girlfriend. The best way to do that, it seemed, was to pursue journalism and work for an entertainment magazine.

Where is ‘Patriots Day’ filming today? — Advertisement Doyle's Cafe in Jamaica Plain is closed until Friday for the filming of the Peter Berg-directed Boston Marathon bombing movie, "Patriots Day." The Washington Street business confirmed it would be closed from Thursday until sometime Friday morning. The movie stars Mark Wahlberg, Michelle Monaghan, John Goodman, and J.K.

Jen Kirkman mentions Boston five times in the introduction of her new book — Advertisement Two thumbs up for Jen Kirkman who doesn't forget where she's from in her latest memoir, "I Know What I'm Doing - and Other Lies I Tell Myself: Dispatches From a Life Under Construction," which was released Tuesday. By our count, the Needham-bred comedian references Boston five times by the end of the introduction of the new book.

Keith Olbermann lists his Trump Palace apartment — Political and sports commentator Keith Olbermann is one step closer to separating himself from Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. According to the Wall Street Journal, Olbermann has listed the apartment he owns in Trump Palace in New York City for $3.9 million.

Elizabeth Warren gets a comic book — Senator Elizabeth Warren is now a comic book hero. Storm Entertainment, which publishes "Female Force," a comic book series about empowering women, has released "Female Force: Elizabeth Warren" in print and digital.

Actors cast as Boston Marathon bombers in ‘Patriots Day’ — Alex Wolff and Themo Melikidze have been cast as Dzhokhar and Tamerlan Tsarnaev in Mark Wahlberg's Boston Marathon bombing movie "Patriots Day," according to Wolff, whose mother is "Thirtysomething" actress Polly Draper, has appeared on HBO's "In Treatment" and on Nickelodeon's "The Naked Brothers Band."

CBS murder mystery will be set in Boston — Those cameras you saw in front of the Boston Public Library a few weeks ago were not affiliated with Mark Wahlberg 's Boston Marathon bombing movie, "Patriots Day." They belonged to a television show "American Gothic," which will premiere on CBS in June.

MFA throws an opening party for ‘Megacities Asia’ — Advertisement The Museum of Fine Arts hosted an opening celebration Monday night for "Megacities Asia," a new show representing Asian megacities with populations of 10 million or more. One of the more popular works in the show is "Chaosmos Mandala," an installation that turns an entire room into an Instagram-friendly space with a colorful chandelier, mirror-covered walls, and a chair where visitors can sit for portraits.

Tumblr page captures sadness of Ben Affleck — Those who enjoyed that viral video of Ben Affleck looking sad will probably enjoy Apparently, Affleck looks sad a lot, and, according to the Tumblr page, has been looking sad since at least 1997.
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Aug 24, 2016

RT @barrygoldblatt: Boston area author friends: any photographer recs for head shots?

Aug 24, 2016

@LoveLettersBlog also can I change my song of the day to N Sync's cover of Christopher Cross's Sailing? Thanks.

Aug 24, 2016

RT @IndieFocus: "Good point. I'll take the note." John Krasinski, in tonight's Q&A for THE HOLLARS, to woman in aud who felt he was too tal…

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