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  • Democrats are accusing the Republicans of hypocrisy when it comes to Supreme Court picks before an election, how will Republicans possibly look themselves in the mirror now.
  • Because time is meaningless and all things must seemingly occur simultaneously, the first Trump-Biden presidential debate is somehow already next week, and yet in many ways it has also already occurred, because we know the topics they'll discuss include the Supreme Court, the pandemic, the economy, race and violence in cities across the country, and the integrity of the election. And if past debates are any guide, there will be no room for questions about the climate crisis.
  • The Times spoke with two dozen climate experts about whether anything can be done to reverse or prevent more damage being done to our environment. Their answers are not comforting: “It’s as if we’ve been smoking a pack of cigarettes a day for decades” and the world is now feeling the effects.
  • Anna Konkle and Maya Erskine talked to Vulture about the incredible new season of Pen15.
  • Aww, some New Jersey residents their state is the center of the food universe, that's precious.
  • Cafe du Soleil on the Upper West Side has rolled out individual plastic dining bubbles for sidewalk eating.
  • Here's a charming tale about an NYU freshman who accidentally confused a small bottle of lubricant with hand sanitizer, which he then offered to other students on campus.
  • Watch the official trailer for David Byrne's American Utopia, coming to HBO next month.
  • Did you know the U.S. seriously considered nuking the moon?
  • Netflix rounded up a whole lot of huge comedians, including David Letterman, Jerry Seinfeld, Hannah Gadsby, Nick Kroll, Amy Schumer, John Mulaney, Sarah Silverman, Adam Sandler, Ellen DeGeneres, Steve Martin, Tiffany Haddish, and so many more, for a video "to remember their start in comedy, their favorite jokes, comics, previous jobs, and more."
  • Comedy Central will air all six seasons of Emmy Awards darling Schitt's Creek starting next month.
  • Listen to Julie Bardo cover "Only Over You," one of the all-time great Fleetwood Mac deep cuts.
  • And finally, let chaos reign: