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Aug 28, 2016

Watch Burning Man Live

Burning Man Live Streaming
Direct from Black Rock City 2016!

Couldn’t make it to Burning Man?
Don’t fret! Watch it on TV.

Almost like being at Black Rock City…. except you’re SO NOT!

 

Not a Substitute for the Real Thing!

Don’t think for a minute that by watching the goings-on at Black Rock City, that you have actually experienced the event. You are not participating with what’s going on on the Playa. A computer screen cannot compare with immediate experience. Suggestion: Actually go there. As the inimitable Hunter S. Thompson once wrote: Buy the ticket. Take the ride.

Jan 30, 2011

Help Fund the Burning Man Coffee Table Book

I just found this on the excellent KickStarter website, which helps people get the funding for their creative projects.

Visit the Kickstarter website and help fund this worthy project. And while you’re at it, why not come up with a project of your own and use the Kickstarter website to help raise funds to make it real!

The “People of Burning Man Coffee Table Book” project in particular resonated with me. Here’s an excerpt from the Kickstarter website that describes a little bit about the project:

Whether or not you’ve ever been to that thing in the desert, this book is designed to be your counter culture spirit guide.

We spent about a decade documenting the people and culture of Burning Man. We got a grant from the Internet Archive to print the photos, and we hand bound them into books. Those 100 copies are long gone. Chances are that you will never acquire one. There were never enough to go around. So, here is your chance. Actually, here is our chance, as a community, because if we don’t publish it now, we probably never will.

Julian Cash
People of Burning Man Coffee Table Book

This project will only be funded if at least $25,000 is pledged by Friday Mar 18, 7:30pm PDT. They’re almost there! Your contribution will help. Not only will you feel great that you helped something so cool to become real in our world, but you’ll also receive a reward of some sort, such as a free book, a signed copy of the book, and more, depending on the amount of your contribution. Check the Kickstarter.com page for this project for all the details.

Burning Man 2012 Supplies & Resources

Vendors & Supplies Suitable for Black Rock City

Great deal on Burning Man goggles!

US Outdoors:
Goggles, Camping, and Burning Man Gear

US Outdoors is an excellent source for gear suitable for the Playa at Black Rock City.

Fast shipping (in some cases free shipping and no sales taxes!)

Put your order in now and get the gear in plenty of time for your journey to Black Rock City.

Burning Man Tickets

You can sometimes find Burning Man tickets at the last minute on one of these ticketing reseller sites, oftentimes at a fair price. RazorGator - Get Burning Man Tickets

Click on either the StubHub or Razorgator images and do a quick search. You might get lucky and find a ticket at a price you’re willing to pay. You’re best bet, however, is to just go to the event and pay full price at the gate.

Battery Supplies

Interstate Batteries.com for Black Rock City

I have used Interstate Batteries many times over the years in my Playa preparations. If you have a need of batteries of any kind, they have it. I know from experience how lame it can be when you realize that you’ve run out of juice on the Playa. Prepare yourself. Less than one month left to get your act together. Plenty of time to stock up on your batteries. Fast, free shipping, reliable service.

Playa Dating:

Why travel alone? Bring a date to Burning Man. Over the years, I have had many friends who have found great partners to bring to Black Rock City by using various online dating sites. I’ve never tried this myself, but I’m certainly not opposed. If you have a membership to one one of these sites (or any dating site, really), just do a profile search with the words “Burning Man”, or an appropriate synonym, and see what pops up. Or add Black Rock City related words into your own profile, if you’ve got one. You just may end up with the perfect Playa playmate. And how perfect is that..?

A few sites that my friends have used are listed below. In most cases, the sign up is free. It’s worth a try.

All Sexual Orientations:

Gay:

Lesbian:

Helpful Resources for Burning Man participants

Here’s a link to the resources page on the Burning Man website:
http://www.burningman.com/preparation/resources/resources2010.html

The Burning Man 2010 Survival Guide is now live. Mandatory reading for all participants!:
http://www.burningman.com/preparation/event_survival/index.html

Are You Going to Burning Man this Year?

Are you aware of how you come across to your friends and camp mates when it comes to Burning Man? This little video might give you some food for thought.

Hitler Goes to Burning Man

Hitler Unfurls Plans for Black Rock City

 

So there’s hope for the 3rd Reich after all. Burning Man may never be the same. Is that a good thing?

Electric Apricot

Delicious Sights & Sounds at Electric Apricot

Electric Apricot

Click the image above to visit the Electric Apricot website. Very nicely done. Citizens of Burning Man at Black Rock City will find a special place in their hearts for Electric Apricot.

When the site loads, let is sit for a while. Make sure your speakers on. Some very cool tunes start playing. Enjoy!

Buy Electric Apricot: The Quest for Festeroo

Rent Electric Apricot through Netflix.com

Netflix.com: Electric Apricot, A Les Claypool Film

Many thanx to the always fascinating, magickal, fun-loving Courtney Clark, (aka: Gypsy) for turning me on to this. Thank you for keeping life colorful and interesting.

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