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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Monday, May 16

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NPR's Scott Simon spent a few moments on Weekend Edition yesterday talking about Chicago's "Politics Unusual." As you might expect, Blagojevich's now-infamous "testicular virility" remark serves as the commentary's impetus. What you might not expect, however, is its invocation of Freud...

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