Gapers Block has ceased publication.

Gapers Block published from April 22, 2003 to Jan. 1, 2016. The site will remain up in archive form. Please visit Third Coast Review, a new site by several GB alumni.
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Wednesday, June 12

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A chance to record with R. Kelly is the top prize in the new "Chicago Idol" contest sponsored by radio stations WGCI and WVAZ. Only 300 contestants can qualify to compete, and you must be 21 or older -- which is a good thing, considering his recent trouble with underage girls. "Pied Piper of R&B," indeed.

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