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The Reign in Spain…

Those guys in metal suits are back!

Blue Corn Many of you may have read that Texas has decided to do something outrageous in its new social studies textbooks.

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 Robert Basler

The Spanish Inquisition

So, how is your llama?

Blue Corn Bob! Why are you sitting here chanting in the Plaza? I’m not chanting, I’m practicing my Spanish.

Wednesday, July 8, 2015 Robert Basler

"Warm Crap in a Bag"

Fritos and chile and pie, oh my!

Blue Corn If you’re a foodie, you probably already know that anyplace where you find a popular delicacy, you’ll also find conflict over its origin. Everybody wants a bite of success.

Wednesday, June 24, 2015 Robert Basler

When Smartasses Write

Didn’t think it would last this long, did you?

Blue Corn Bob, if I’m not mistaken, this is the second anniversary of your Blue Corn column. Two whole years! Congrats! Thank you for remembering, total stranger who writes in boldface.

Wednesday, June 10, 2015 Robert Basler

Care for a Wee Drink?

Drammed if you do, drammed if you don’t

Blue Corn As you may have read, the Santa Fe City Council recently outlawed the sale of those little-bitty bottles of booze.

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 Robert Basler

Santa Fe Fable

Blowing on an adobe abode….

Blue Corn Once upon a time, there were three little pigs who moved to Santa Fe. They bought a foreclosed lot on Tano Road and decided to build three houses there.

Wednesday, May 6, 2015 Robert Basler

Send in the Clowns

Don’t bother, they’re here…

Blue Corn This was my year to watch New Mexico’s legislative process in action. I drive past the Capitol all the time, and I always wondered what goes on in there.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 Robert Basler

Naked Chicks in Chairs

Artist’s home is for the birds…

Blue Corn Today, I’m going to tell you about a guy I consider something of a local treasure, the best-known Santa Fe character you’ve probably never heard of.

Wednesday, April 8, 2015 Robert Basler

Dateline Havana

The Importance of Being Ernest

Blue Corn I was so excited when I got the call. Who wouldn’t be? My editor at SFR wanted me to open the newspaper’s first foreign bureau.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 Robert Basler

Easy Pickings

Hello, I’ll be your victim for this evening…

Blue Corn I’ve written several columns about the wacky crimes in Santa Fe, and I have pointed out that sometimes the victims themselves seem, let me put this delicately, about as smart as an adobe brick.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 Robert Basler
 
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