Burning Man

21 Sep 2020

How to Make Virtual Festivals Way Better

Burning Man went virtual this year, and we all learned a lot in a hurry. It wasn’t the first festival to go all-online (Outside Inside Lands streamed on Twitch this year, and Glastonbury’s Shangri La went virtual as Lost Horizon), but virtual Burning Man certainly raised the bar for sheer size and audacity. Sure, there were performances, but Burning Man and events like it are about exploring places, art, and people. It’s close, but not there yet for me.

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08 Sep 2020

How Two Burning Man Contingents Accidentally Set Off This Weekend’s Big Ocean Beach Party

There was a lot of fact and fiction flying around this weekend over an alleged “1,000-person gathering to celebrate Burning Man” at Ocean Beach Saturday night that shamed Burners in the national news and drew a stern Sunday morning rebuke from Mayor London Breed. SFGate described it as “A crowd

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05 Oct 2020

The November 2020 BAS Voter Guide

Primarily researched and written by Stephen Torres with help from Stuart Schuffman. We stand at the precipice of one of the most polarizing federal elections that has ever occurred in this country. Each day brings another dash of chaos, and yet here we are, once again sifting through another labyrinthine

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04 Sep 2020

For Those Missing Burning Man, There’s a Video of a Burn Barrel on The Playa

You know how at Christmastime there’s that channel that’s just a Yule log burning for a like a week straight? Well, local artist Shalaco has created one for Burners who are missing the Playa this year. Titled “Burn Barrel on Open Playa Burning Man Style ASMR” and running for 40 minutes

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01 Sep 2020

Are The ‘Virtual Burning Man’ Apps Private And Secure? An Analysis

The online Burning Man is now underway, after the event decided way back in April that they would not hold an in-person gathering at the Black Rock Desert in Nevada. But it’s not really an online Burning Man — it’s actually eight different online Burning Mans, all built by different

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21 Aug 2020

What it’ll Be Like Attending Burning Man via Virtual Reality This Year

It’s technically been years in the making, but with only two weeks left before Burn Week it’s also time to finalize 3D models, particle effects, and interactions from dozens of theme camps participating in the BRCvr virtual world, as part of the globally-connected virtual Burning Man in 2020.

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17 Aug 2020

We Have Fake Burning Man Tickets For Sale, Only $9k per. Who Wants Them?

Yo, still looking for ticks bro? We got the most expensive, fakest tickest to Burning Man you’ve ever seen.

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10 Apr 2020

Burning Man is Officially Cancelled

Any other year that headline might seem like some kind of satirical article like “Burning Man is totally cancelled because it’s not as cool as it used to be.” But I assure you this is no joke. Burning Man, the legendary weeklong festival in the Black Rock Desert has been

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14 Jan 2020

Giant East Bay Ranch May Become California’s Next State Park

Bay Area legislators have been urging the governor to snap it up before someone else does.

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