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TikTok Explained; Eddie Murphy As Rudy Ray Moore In New 'Dolemite'

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TikTok was the most downloaded app globally for both Apple and Android in September. Here & Now technology analyst Ben Brock Johnson explains why the app is so popular. Also, Eddie Murphy's new film "Dolemite Is My Name" documents the career of Rudy Ray Moore, a Cleveland entertainer who did standup comedy and developed the persona of a street hustler. WCPN's David C. Barnett reports.

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