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An Army of Ones and Zeros

A week in the online Army

40th Anniversary By Zane Fischer On my first day of basic training at Fort Benning, Georgia, I’m given an M16 and told to attempt to qualify as an infantry marksman. I’m nervous because I’ve never actually fired the weap...

Monday, November 3, 2014 Zane Fischer

Putting the Local in Liquor

Three regional distillers heat up the hooch

Bar & Nightlife Guide Alcohol is, of course, a legal drug—given certain usage constraints—and I’ve just had a smidge too much of it in the service of exploring the offerings put forth by New Mexico distillers.

Wednesday, April 25, 2012 Zane Fischer

The Personal Is Participatory

How can a broken 5♥5 reimagine itself?

Opinion In 1995, the Hubble Space Telescope captured dramatic images of gas formations in the Eagle Nebula, approximately 7,000 light-years away from Earth. One of these images became known as the “Pillars of Creatio...

Wednesday, February 29, 2012 Zane Fischer

Eating Wrong

Edible Resolutions

Food Writing Americans can’t just wake up on any random day of the year and resolve to do things a little differently. But the ritual of using birthdays and the new year to effect change in our lives appears to be locked ...

Wednesday, December 21, 2011 Zane Fischer

Eating Wrong

Hangover Cure

Food Writing Although I’m a regular drinker, I try hard not to drink in excess. Sometimes I fail. And the night before my dinner date with friends at Casa Chimayó, I failed spectacularly.

Wednesday, December 7, 2011 Zane Fischer

Taos Volt

An Alcalde distiller taps Taos for a local whiskey

Food Writing Legend has it that Simeon Turley’s mill, in Arroyo Hondo near Taos, did great business in the 1840s selling a wheat-based whiskey to travelers, soldiers and wandering mountain men.

Wednesday, November 23, 2011 Zane Fischer

Eating Wrong

Judgment Day: Looking top chefs in the eye ain’t easy

Food Writing Stalking and killing your food is much tougher than donning sweatpants and hunting the grocery store aisles for meat. The process can be time-consuming and messy, but it comes down looking a being in the eye an...

Wednesday, November 16, 2011 Zane Fischer

Famous and Cheesy

KFC loves America and vice versa, which sucks

Food Writing I’ve been a fan of theoretical à la carte cable television for years because I never understood that you had to buy the whole package just to get the good part. Mostly, access the internet provides

Wednesday, November 9, 2011 Zane Fischer

Food Fight

Beneath the Harvest Festival crust

Food Writing If you are unsure of what exactly the Santa Fe Harvest Festival is, you are not alone. When I think of a harvest festival, I imagine stacks of hay and pumpkins, long wagon rides and naively hot farmers’ daugh...

Tuesday, November 1, 2011 Zane Fischer

Major Tomme

Your croquette’s red; there’s nothing wrong

Food Writing Tomme, the new restaurant that has opened on the downtown corner vacated by Louie’s Corner Café, makes so much sense that I worry it may be a little ahead of its time.

Wednesday, October 19, 2011 Zane Fischer
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