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. 


Sunday, January 24

Gapers Block

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A Tumblr blog that expertly pairs "Peanuts" cartoons with lyrics of songs by The Smiths is based on an advertisement for the band's last-ever performance in Chicago at the Aragon Ballroom, which took place August 15, 1986 (27 years ago today!).

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