Posts tagged "burning man"

Ew, Burning Man Has A Tongue-Probing Bug Infestation

I’ll be straight with everyone and say that everything I know about Burning Man, I learned from Wells Tower’s 2013 GQ essay “The Old Man At Burning Man” (anthologized here). Well, Wells Tower, and now this news about a bug infestation at this year’s festival.
Apparently there are at least

Rebecca Vipond Brink / August 20, 2015

Hey Kids, Pull Up A Chair And Let Us Tell You The Story Of Burning Man

If you’ve got a kid or two, surely the thought of taking them to Burning Man has crossed your mind. It has, hasn’t it? What better place for children than a desert wonderland full of adults getting in touch with their inner children? Thank your lucky stars, there’s a book for that.
Peter Armenia married…

Megan Reynolds / August 19, 2015

This Is Apparently Will Smith Dancing On A Segway At Burning Man

It’s been a crap week. We all deserve to take a break from reality, kick back and watch this amazing video of Will Smith — that’s him in the gas mask — dancing on a Segway at Burning Man. Everything about this is so wrong it’s right. [NYMag.com]…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 4, 2014

Home Is Where The Artillery Weapons Are

Hey, hipsters aren’t like me and you. Regular housing is just so confining and restrictive. And that’s why some particularly ambitious members of the hipster class have taken to finding alternative means of shelter. Like tanks. Yes, tanks. Could anything be further from the hipster mentality of ambivalent permissiveness, freedom to wear stupid hats and…

Julie Gerstein / June 26, 2011

Co-Ed Naked Bike Riding (Not Just A T-Shirt Slogan)

Just a few days ago the U.K. hosted its third World Naked Bike Ride, an event to protest dependency on cars and draw awareness to the plight of riders sharing the road. The parade of barely costumed characters looks like Burning Man on wheels. With the attendance doubling to 500, there were two times the…

Simcha / June 11, 2008