Is there a better way to do presidential debates?

The first presidential debate is on Monday, but many critics say that the current debate format has overstayed its welcome. Why not run a crisis simulation instead? Then, a seemingly harmless cartoon character has been co opted by racist elements of the alt-right. We’ll explain the phenomenon of Pepe the Frog. Our weekly movie segment tackles The Magnificent Seven, Storks, Goat and The Dressmaker. Proto pop/punk musician Bob Mould has a show at the Hollywood Bowl this weekend. Mould tells Madeleine Brand about his new record. And finally, the LAPD has a new program to deal with the homeless. It’s called HOPE - Homeless Outreach and Proactive Engagement - and the officers involved have already housed dozens of formerly-homeless people.