Category Archives: Burning Man

Just Another Thursday Night in Leiden

This is how the locals spend their Thursday nights. No, really. They get dressed up in bondage gear, put on some thunderous techno and terrorize their neighbors with bizarre pyrotechnic displays on barges in the middle of otherwise calm canals. … Continue reading

Posted in Burning Man, Europe, Holland, video, weird

A Different Kind of Parade

What’s the best way to describe De Parade? Well, let’s think of it this way: how would someone make a hypothetical/metaphorical De Parade cocktail? Here’s my proposal for a recipe: Take 1 part Burning Man and mix with 3 parts … Continue reading

Posted in Burning Man, Europe, Holland

So There Was That Time I Nearly Crashed a Plane Into the Burning Man Festival…

I was sitting at a meeting in the offices of The Black Rock Beacon during last year’s burn when one of the staff members mentioned the Black Rock Airport. A few years prior, he had managed to talk one of … Continue reading

Posted in Burning Man, United States