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, July 22

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Chicago hip hop star Twista played "Principal for a Day" last week at the Chicago Children's Choir Academy, a CPS magnet school on the South Side. It went over fantastically with the kids, but reports that it met with the ire of one David L. Wideman. Wideman began a one-man anti-Twista campaign, calling and writing Mayor Daley and even creating a website,

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