As of January 1, 2016, Gapers Block has ceased publication. 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 over the past 12-plus years. ✶
Wednesday, March 29
A young girl writes a fan letter to director John Hughes in 1985, which turns into one of the coolest, most touching pen pal friendships ever.