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, March 31

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This afternoon, All Things Considered tackled the trans fat turmoil, providing perspectives based in hard science and sarcastic humor. (The subject of our "aldernannies" and their lunchroom monitoring stirred up some debate here recently: if you missed it, you may want to revisit this Revenge of the Second City column from late June.)

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