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  • Last night's first presidential debate was absolutely awful, mostly because of President Donald Trump's insistence constantly interrupting Joe Biden and generally acting "deranged," and moderator Chris Wallace's inability to control the situation.
  • The biggest takeaways: Trump refused to condemn white supremacy; he encouraged his followers to go to polls and intimidate voters; he attacked the integrity of the election; and he made an egregious amount of lies.
  • The Proud Boys, who got a shoutout from Trump last night, celebrated their new notoriety online.
  • Why CNN, just...why?
  • In a new study, psychologists look at the various types of personalities that are prone to conspiracy theories, including "the injustice collector," the "solitary, anxious figure, moody and detached," and people with a “personality disorder."
  • Vogue explains why the Fleetwood Mac/Cranberry Juice TikTok resonated so deeply with so many.
  • Experts agree it seems "far-fetched" that anyone will have a coronavirus vaccine ready before the end of October, because even if one is looking promising in clinical trials, there's no way to collect enough data by then "to say with any statistical confidence that it is safe and effective."
  • Memes and ironic humor have ruined the world.
  • Watch the first trailer for A24's Minari, Lee Isaac Chung's new film about a family emigrating from South Korea to Arkansas based on his own childhood.
  • The Ringer embarks on a very important study on which Hollywood sex symbols actually have sex on screen which may change how you view Keanu Reeves.
  • And finally, get yourself a tap dancing dog: