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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Thursday, January 27

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The reptile police --aka: Lizard Busters; aka: Herpetological Five-Oh-- have busted the three-foot gator who was camping out in/around the Chicago River at the Belmont bridge. Wally Gator was unavailable for comment. Snagglepuss remarked, "Gators Gotta Go! Exit. Stage Right."

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