For the debut episode of GBH's The Culture Show, hosts Jared Bowen, Edgar B Herwick III and Callie Crossley review the latest in arts and culture news.
First up, the Beatles get by with a little help from AI. Forty-five years in the making, they’re reunited on their final track “Now and Then.” Should they just “Let it Be?” Or should artificial intelligence enable the band to “Come Together,” one last time?
And a generation grew up with Matthew Perry and his character Chandler Bing. Thanks to streaming, a new generation has come to know him and the hit series “Friends.” What does it mean to mourn a TV character and the man who wanted to be known for so much more?
Then it’s onto a higher note, literally, by way of Flavor Flav’s rendition of the National Anthem.
From there we remember Robert Brustein, a giant in American theater who founded the American Repertory Theater.
Finally, Halloween: Is it a collective display of creativity, or a candy-coated expression of commerce?