Cacophony Society

29 Mar 2018

How to do Easter Like a Proper Heathen in San Francisco

It’s Easter Sunday in San Francisco, which means there are gloriously unreligious and outrageously interesting events to attend.  There’s the legendary Hunky Jesus Contest in Golden Gate Park with the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence.  There’s the incredibly juvenile and dangerously fun Big Wheel Races down Potrero Hill, and as luck

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20 May 2016

New York was a Scary Wonderland in the 70s & 80s

Guest post by John Law (Founder of the Cacophony Society and Burning Man) All images By Camilo José Vergara and found on Mashable & All That is Interesting) When I recall what New York City was like when I visited and stayed there in the late 70s and early 80s sometimes

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18 Feb 2020

The Delicious Card: Rad Deals at 30+ SF Restaurants

I am extremely excited to announce the release of The Delicious Card! Delicious cardholders get awesome deals at over 30 of your favorite SF eateries! Membership is a great way to explore new places, support local businesses, and support local journalism.

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25 Aug 2015

Definitely Not In the Burning Man Survival Guide: Playa Romances

When you cross over into the Temporary Autonomous Zone that is Burning Man, you’re in another reality. For a week you’re unencumbered by any of the stuff that eats away at the joy of living, like bills, alarm clocks, money, bosses, exams, parking tickets, dress codes. It’s very liberating. And

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20 Apr 2015

A Guide to Alternative Communities Started in San Francisco

Some people run away to join the circus. Others run away to San Francisco. Those of us who live here know it’s actually the same thing.

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28 Mar 2015

The City That Was: Pranking Time Magazine with The Fantasia Protest

In The City That Was, Bohemian Archivist P Segal tells a weekly story of what you all missed: the days when artists, writers, musicians, and unemployed visionaries were playing hard in the city’s streets and paying the rent working part time. As April Fools’ Day approaches, I’m unavoidably reminded of my old friend

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09 Mar 2015

Video: John Law Thinks There’s Still Hope for SF

  John Law is the real Most Interesting Man in the World. He co-founded Burning Man, The Cacophony Society, and the Billboard Liberation Front. He was also one of the first people to put Urban Exploration on the map. And his office is in a clock tower! John was nice

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05 Mar 2015

The City That Was: Literary Walks in Golden Gate Park After Dark

In The City That Was, Bohemian Archivist P Segal tells a weekly story of what you all missed: the days when artists, writers, musicians, and unemployed visionaries were playing hard in the city’s streets and paying the rent working part time. In the years when you didn’t need a lucrative, full-time job to

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05 Mar 2015

Watch The Kinda Late Show Episode 3 on The Internet!

Here it is folks, episode 3 in its entirety. Oh man this shit was good. We had: Peaches Christ (Legendary drag queen and performer) John Law (Co-founder of Burning Man and the Cacophony Society) Bear Vasquez (from the Double Rainbow YouTube video) Our house band The Megaflame Big Band and

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