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Patrick J. Sauer

Patrick Sauer grew up in Montana and now lives in Brooklyn. He’s written for the Times, GQ, Smithsonian, Fast Company, and a bunch of places that no longer exist. Check him out at patricksauer.contently.com or @pjsauer.

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Feel Part of the Crowd Again With These Perfect Cinematic Small Gatherings

From classic Irish pubs to the Chicago comedy club where Jamie Foxx got his start, you’ll feel like you’re doing anything but social-distancing while watching these four documentaries

In Times Like These, We Could Really Use a Guy Like Sergio Vieira de Mello

The slain U.N. diplomat and subject of a new film on Netflix consistently saw the worst the world had to offer, and yet, he still somehow always made things better

‘Sorry We Missed You’ Takes a Buzz Saw to the Gig Economy

Ken Loach made a coronavirus masterpiece back when the gig economy still killed workers, but slowly and out of sight. His new film ‘Sorry We Missed You’ is harrowing.