Burning Man 2019 Under construction – come back soon!
Burning Man 2020 ~ The Multiverse ~ Due to COVID-19, we were not able to build Black Rock City in the desert this year. Burners around the world were forced to re-invent Burning Man in 2020, in their own homes,… Continue Reading
No man ever steps in the same river twice, for it’s not the same river and he’s not the same man. Heraclitus, 544 B.C. ….and so it is with the Burn – though it takes place in the same Black… Continue Reading
I’m the Crossdressing Mormon Anarchist. I’m that guy who will show up to your party, a business meeting, or a first date wearing pantyhose, heels, tailored shorts and a blazer. When people find out that I’m a Burner, they almost always… Continue Reading
Memories from Burning Man 2017. Trying to explain what Burning Man is, visually, or with words, is like peeping through a pinhole at the night sky and trying to describe the heavens.
Do you ever find yourself listening to someone talk, and it’s painfully obvious that they are choosing their words so carefully that they start feeling inauthentic? Have you ever caught yourself being that person? I have a listener named “Red” … Continue Reading
In 2013, I did a project called “3 Things: The Collected Wisdom of Burners at Burning Man 2013“. It proved to be such an awesome experience, both on, and off the Playa, that I decided to do a follow up… Continue Reading
Porta Potties are an integral part of the Burning Man experience. Obviously. One must piss and shit. One must also leave no trace on the desert floor… that’s one of the 10 Principles of Burning Man. Hence, porta potties. One… Continue Reading
Ladies, Gentlemen, Everyone in between… I’ve been home from Burning Man for a MONTH now and I’m just now getting some words ready to share. I’ve tried to write an account of Burning Man a hundred and seventeen times, and… Continue Reading
I reached out to Diane Alston, Professor of Biology at Utah State University. Pest insect control is one of her specialties. I asked her about the infestation of bugs on the Playa, and this is what she had to say:… Continue Reading