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The Reader's stay-at-home chronicles: day 66

What we're reading, watching, listening to, etc., to pass the time.


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At 5 PM Saturday, March 21, Governor J.B. Pritzker's COVID-19 Executive Order No. 8, aka the Stay at Home order, took effect. Here's a daily-ish journal of how Reader staff, our friends, family—and our pets—are spending our time.

Day 66: May 25

What we’re reading:

What we’re watching:

  • Asian Americans, a documentary series for PBS
  • Amigo, the 2010 John Sayles film about the Philippine-American War in 1900 (streamable on Vudu and Amazon Prime)

What we’re listening to:

What we’ve got on the grill:

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Director: John Sayles

Producer: Maggie Renzi

Cast: Joel Torre, Garret Dillahunt, Chris Cooper, D. Qualls, Rio Locsin, Ronnie Lazaro, Bembol Roco, Yul Vazquez, Jemi Paretas, Lucas Neff and Dane DeHaan