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.
 Thank you for your readership and contributions. 


Friday, December 2

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"Life is short and miserable, and death is coming fast. So be afraid. Be very, very afraid." According to CJR Daily's Edward B. Colby, that's the message sent by the Trib's website and its chronic tendency for doomsday headlines. And here I thought it was just overdue for a redesign.

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