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. 


Thursday, January 26

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Silk Road Rising Artistic Director Jamil Khoury was taken aback and outraged by an interview with Director Mary Zimmerman in which she asserts that Rudyard Kipling's racism in The Jungle Book and the Disney film are "in the eye of the beholder, you know?" Zimmerman's adaptation of The Jungle Book opens June 21 at the Goodman. UPDATE: Zimmerman responds.

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