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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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Saturday, July 13

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In lieu of the traditional interview piece, this edition of Audible City serves as the official launch of the Gapers Block podcast (though an iPod isn't required for listening, only for looking cool). From here on out, Audible City, Transmission and other Gapers Block audio may be downloaded to your hip, white slab of technology for mobile listening.

If you're familiar with RSS and podcasting, simply link directly to our XML feed. If you're using iTunes, simply choose "Subscribe to Podcast" from the Advanced menu, and type in



About the Author(s)

Dave Elfving records the Audible City for Gapers Block. His personal work is at Machine Chicago.

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