They’ve attacked governments, utilities and retail. Now, hackers are escalating their assaults on museums. A ransomware gang has targeted software, bringing down online collections along the way, including right here at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston.
On this week's arts and culture week in review, The Culture Show hosts Jared Bowen, Callie Crossley and Edgar B. Herwick III discuss the impact of this news on local and national institutions.
Then, after only 24 hours in the public domain, the first iteration of Mickey Mouse goes to the dark side, starring in slasher films and horror games. The Culture Show team looks at what it means for him and other prominent works from 1928 that are now copyright free and open to adaptation.
From there, when it comes to the silver screen, there's still a representation disparity. Even though "Barbie" was last year’s top-grossing film, a new study finds the film industry’s pledge to put more women and people of color behind the camera has been an empty promise.
Finally, when the moon hits your eye like a big pizza pie with pineapple, is that still amore? A pizzeria in Naples serves up a slice of controversy with its pineapple pizza; our hosts weigh in, with surprising divide.
It's all on The Culture Show — listen to the full episode above!