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. 


Tuesday, July 16

Gapers Block

Gapers Block on Facebook Gapers Block on Flickr Gapers Block on Twitter The Gapers Block Tumblr


According to The Economist, Illinois hasn't been good about lawfully punishing its corrupt governors:

Amazingly, in a state known for sleaze, Mr Blagojevich is the first governor of Illinois to be impeached. Only seven American governors have ever been so canned, though 1920s Oklahoma saw two deploy the National Guard in an effort to deter opponents.

GB store


GB store

GB Store

GB Buttons $1.50

GB T-Shirt $12

I ✶ Chi T-Shirts $15