Heat wave, rent control in LA, Bill Hader, after deportation, depression placebo, Antelope Valley homeless, creepy composer Brian Reitzell and more

Friday Take Two will discuss how people will deal with the weekend heat wave, if rent control is helping LA, Bill Hader in a new dramatic role, a story of the day after deportation, placebos treating depression, the growing Antelope Valley homeless population and how film and television composer Brian Reitzell makes creepy music for the "Hannibal" series.
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