During Midweek Open Lines, many callers reacted to the previous night's debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, as well as shared eerie stories and UFO encounters. John Barbour appeared during the first 90 minutes of the show, telling stories of his rough childhood in Canada, and his path to becoming a comedian, film critic, and broadcaster.
An enormous black hole (said to contain the mass of some 17 billions suns) has been found residing in the disc galaxy NGC 1277 (pictured) that is just a quarter the size of our Milky Way. Scientist Karl Gebhardt declared this is "a really oddball galaxy," and could represent a new class of galaxy-black hole systems. More at Space.com and BBC News.