Pincus and friend Tom Cole, Burning Man 2005Back in the day we interviewed Mark Pincus, the founder of the beloved Burning Man social network known as Tribe.net. In its hey day Tribe was pretty damn awesome rivaling the likes of Friendster and MySpace. Its appeal was to those of alternative lifestyles and artists with the Burning Man tribe being the largest on the site.Pincus told BURNcast in
22 February 2010 | show notes
The above episode of BURNcast is an oldie: it was first posted to iTunes in the summer of 2007. Here producer Quin speaks with Gigi De L’Amour from the Bureau of Erotic Discourse about sexual assault on the playa and what YOU can do about it.
If you're new to Burning Man, the Bureau of Erotic Discourse (aka B.E.D.) is not a theme camp. It is a team of volunteers dedicated to providing information and education regarding rape and sexual assault on the playa. Their goal is to assist individuals to safely navigate the sensual environment of Burning Man through a series of fun, interactive, sex-positive workshops called
27 August 2009 | show notes
Holla everybody! DaBomb here! I was hoping the lovely Miss divaD would have our killer events video up but we're holding out until tomorrow to post. So if you've got a playa event you want to promote on our calendar, there's still time to let us know by posting it to our Events form. Our deadline has been extended to tonight by 7:00 p.m. PDT.BURNcast #067 - A Conversation with Miss TickleAs I mentioned
11 August 2009 | show notes
In today's episode we meet up with Jessica Hobbs a member of the Mechabolic team, a trash-to-fuel land speed racer slug at Burning Man 2007. We also have a chat in the middle of a dust storm with truck driver Larry Malick who has transported several large-scale art installations to Black Rock City. Music by DJ Saadhu available at BassRitual.com.Subscribe in iTunesPLEASE NOTE: THIS EPISODE WILL NOT
04 August 2009 | show notes
In this episode Seano, his wife Simone, and his team lead Alex talk about the challenges facing the Green Shoes Project at Burning Man 2007. Recorded 2 September 2007 in Black Rock City.Earlier that summer BURNcast interviewed Seano pre-Burning Man, so it's worth a listen to hear the "before" and "after"._____________________________________BURNcast #048 - Seano and the Green ShoesIn this episode with
28 July 2009 | show notes
Hi! I'm Katherine the Great. This week's episode is part of my "Burners in Business" series featuring an interview from 2007 with Nikki Doran, owner of Wild on the Inside and creator of Prepare for the Playa-- an annual event in San Francisco dedicated to providing everything you need for a great Burn! More than just your average trunk show, Prepare for the Playa aims to connect Burners in Business
21 July 2009 | show notes
The year 1996 was a watershed year for Burning Man: the theme was HeLLCo; the neon Smiley flickered in the effigy for a brief minute; Michael Furey was killed in motorcycle collision; and three people were seriously injured when a car ran over their tent. Also that year today's guest Danger Angel worked as the night supervisor for the Black Rock Rangers and after that she never again returned to
14 July 2009 | show notes
In this interview my guest "Charcoal" shares his experience of having survived falling into the remains of the Burning Man bonfire at the event in 2006. A year later he shares his story of recovery. Recorded 5 September 2007 in San Francisco, CA.Subscribe in iTunesAs mentioned in this recording:Download California's Appellate Court Decision - Anthony Beninati v. Black Rock City, LLC.beninati v brcllc
30 June 2009 | show notes
In today’s episode we meet up with Shrine to discuss his project the "Tasseograph Trash Tea House". Then Lucy Hosking plays her incendiary art car called “Satan’s Calliope”. Recorded 31 August 2007 in Black Rock City. Music by Williamson available at Magnatune.com. Photos by Tristan Savieter available at Playa-Dust.com.Subscribe in iTunes
23 June 2009 | show notes
This episode of BURNcast features conversations with virgins and veterans. The first recording is a conversation with a virgin and a veteran and the second one is a couple of veterans at Burning Man 2007. The third recording is a conversation with a veteran recorded in June, 2008, in Los Angeles. Music by Astronaughty.Subscribe in iTunes
16 June 2009 | show notes
In this episode we circle up for a complete breakfast with delicious hobo pie and sweet playa stories at Tumbleweed's Chuck Wagon. Featured here are conversations with Tumbleweed, Erin, and Tiptoe. There also several voice messages for Hollis Hawthorne. Music by Pleasure Sean and Daniel Berkman.Recorded 31 August 2007 in Black Rock City.Subscribe in iTunes
19 May 2009 | show notes
In this episode we talk to three visitors to the BURNcast camp at Burning Man 2007 the morning after the burning of the Man and Crude Awakening. Our first guest, Lighthouse, shares many a tale about his experiences on the playa. Andie and Joe follow up with a discussion about moop. Finally, Obi Wan recounts the events of the Crude Awakening burn. Music by Pleasure Sean.Recorded 2 September 2007 in
10 August 2008 | show notes
Please click here to listen this episode of BURNcast as hosted on Archive.org. A brief recording with Anton Viditz-Ward talking about his installation "Fire Spinner" at Burning Man 2007. Check out the video below to view the piece. Recorded 31 August 2007 in Black Rock City.
05 August 2008 | show notes
In this episode, BURNcast speaks with Adrian Roberts, Mysterious D and Malderor, the kick-ass glitz editors of Piss Clear, Black Rock City's alternative newspaper, at Burning Man 2007. This recording is full of sharp catty snark with just a pinch of bitchiness and you won't want to miss three possibly jaded veterans serve it up fresh.Recorded 29 August 2007.
29 July 2008 | show notes
In this episode, BURNcast speaks to Ranger Trip and his mother who goes by the playa name "Zoom" to discuss community, art, and the importance of family. Then we'll wrap things up with advice to the virgin as well as veteran burner on how to participate within the community of Black Rock City. Recorded August 31, 2008 in Black Rock City.
08 July 2008 | show notes
In today's episode I catch up with Nevergirl at Burning Man 2007 to talk about diversity on the playa. Then NeverGirl takes over the mic and talks to Marty, a guy from Holland, about his playa experience as I quietly check out from extreme heat and some mild dehydration.Recorded 2 September 2007.
01 July 2008 | show notes
In today's episode we speak to Liz and Malderor at Camp Fandango. Here, Liz reads an article from last year's Piss Clear. Malderor is a contributor of Piss Clear and we'll get his take about the Paul Addis' "Early Burn". Recorded 29 August 2007.
24 June 2008 | show notes
In today's episode we'll hear a smut form love letter intended for the entire Sagrada Camp at Burning Man 2007. After that, DaBomb receives a singing lesson from the folks at Accaplaya camp.
17 June 2008 | show notes
In this recording we talk to Sheik Omar Shapiro who proudly represents a more mature demographic of the population of Black Rock City. Here we talk about the importance of family and the act of forgiveness. Recorded 29 August 2007.
11 March 2008 | show notes
BURNcast is back and our first guest is Claudia Rose, a burner and a member of the Screen Actors Guild. Second up is Te'DeVan the Impossible President and his Infinite Cabinet. Te'Devan is a 6' 7" tall freestyle rapping chi gong healing Jew who's running for president of the United States. Recorded 28 January 2008 and 27 August 2008 respectively.
18 December 2007 | show notes
As the title says, in this episode we discover what Miss Tickle and ModMan did respectively during the rainbow. Recorded 2 September 2007 in Black Rock City. Credits:Music: "Pressure Tones" from Burning Babylon, now available at Magnatune
11 December 2007 | show notes
In this episode we speak to Miss Tickle the day after the Man burned the second time to talk about costuming, the early burn and her week at Burning Man. Recorded 2 September 2007.
27 November 2007 | show notes
Please click here to listen to this episode of BURNcast as hosted at Archive.org.Today we talk to ModMan about the Dream Machine. Recorded in Black Rock City on September 2, 2007.CreditsPhotos by Chai GuyMusic by Hands Upon Black EarthExperience an on-line dream machine here.Here's a video of ModMan's Dream Machine:
20 November 2007 | show notes
In this episode, divaD goes to L.A. and NYC decom to talk to several people about Burning Man relationships and what makes them work.
13 November 2007 | show notes
In today’s episode BURNcast visits New York City's Decompression where we experience a creepy hug from a creepy guy. Then we gaze into John Walter’s “True Mirror”. Finally, we talk to Nitai Das from Krishna Camp about the Hare Krishna’s presence at Burning Man.
Chai Guy is back producing and hosting his own show. In this episode we catch up with Daniel Brezenoff, a former Green Party candidate for Congress and Burner at L.A. Decom. Then we go back to the playa where we talk with a group of friends about friendship within the confines of Black Rock City.
30 October 2007 | show notes
In this week's episode, we speak with the folks from Bentley Biofuels, Burning Man's #1 supplier of biodiesel fuel. Dragon and Pixie Little tell us their thoughts about mixing work with play, and ObiWan tells us about the higher calling of biodiesel and his thoughts on the Greening of the Burn. Katherine the Great also makes her debut as a BURNcast producer-- yay!CreditsMusic: "Nitro Dub" by Stargardenavailable
Today BURNcast goes to Los Angeles Decom which took place on October 13, 2007.Credits:Music: "mystery box house"by Daniel Berkman,available on Magnatune.
16 October 2007 | show notes
Today BURNcast goes to San Francisco Decom where we take a ride on the Skeedaddlehopper with Darin Selby. Additional guests include (in no particular order):Miss Cameltopia 2007;the Postman and Kernul Killbuck;Mr. Jellyfish;the Massive Bri;Black Rock City mayoral candidate Steve23;also, we make fresh home-made ice cream with our playa neighbor Stephen.Credits:Embedded photos by Tristan Savatier.
10 October 2007 | show notes
In this episode, divaD talks to several couples about relationships on the playa and what makes them work.Photos: Jared MechaberMusic: "Giant" by Test Shot Starfish
02 October 2007 | show notes
In today's episode, we catch up on the playa with Peter Hudson, the artist and creator of the "Homouroboros" for its debut at Burning Man 2007. We then speak with Hudson's sister Tess about her first burn. Finally, we speak to burners Stephen and Michael as to the meaning of the piece.As mentioned in this episode:Article by Theresa Harrington (Pete's sister): "How Burning Man lit her fire"Credits:Music:
25 September 2007 | show notes
In today’s episode we talk to veteran burner and all American guy Mac Maker and virgin Burner and Brazilian gal Cynthia about “the American dream” the new theme for Burning Man 2008.
In this out take, a follow up to our first one, we learn that a friend has found the camp he was looking for. We also hear more rumors!
So this is an out-take from Burning Man 2007. We were just about to record our discussion about the Green Pavillion when one of my friends who I met working on the art project "Green Shoes" came by to ask me a question. I'm hoping you can hear what it was. Forgive the audio quality!
This episode explores citizen or participatory media at Burning Man 2007 with focus on the coverage of the torching of the Burning Man effigy early in the week of the event by arson. Included is:Brian Doherty reporting on “the morning after” the first burn; Word on the streets of Black Rock City as news and rumors spreads via word of mouth; Official statements from the Black Rock City LLC at
24 August 2007 | show notes
From Black Rock City, Nevada, this is BURNcast and I'm DaBomb with a special announcement: the BURNcast Studio is at 3:30 and Boreal. Due to unforeseen circumstances, we will NOT be camping with Camp Sunscreen.
14 August 2007 | show notes
Dr. Groovy is a medical doctor as well as a Faculty Physician and a Medical Director at a major university in California. She is also a DJ at the internet radio station “Kill Radio. Her show “Phrequency and Phrenology” can be heard every Saturday from 4:30 PM to 6:00 p.m PST. In this episode we talk with Dr. Groovy about “Health & Safety at Burning Man”. Recorded June
07 August 2007 | show notes
In this episode, Chai Guy steps up to the mike. Included is an interview with Catherine "Slinky" Rose owner of "Slinky Productions" an Exotic & Pole Dancing School for Women that was voted "Best Pole Polishers" for 2007 by the Bay Guardian. Next, from the playa last year, Chai asks some folks "What's your playa name and how did you get it?" In the final segment, Chai concludes
31 July 2007 | show notes
In today’s episode, we speak to Gigi De L’Amour of the Bureau of Erotic Discourse about their use of sex positive messages to prevent sexual assault on the playa.
24 July 2007 | show notes
Today’s guest is David Silverman, animator and supervising director of The Simpson’s television series and director of The Simpson’s Movie. He’s been coming to Burning Man for the past seven years and performs as “Tubatron” in the Phoenix Projekt, which is one of the premiere fire troupes to come out of the Los Angeles burner scene. Recorded 11 July 2007. Also: commentary by OhTony
17 July 2007 | show notes
Today’s episode is brought to you by Playazon.com, featuring journalist Chris Taylor (aka "FutureBoy"). Taylor wrote the controversial article "Burning Man Grows Up" that’s sparked heated debate and healthy discussion on-line at ePlaya and the Burning Man Tribe on Tribe.net. The article is featured in the July 2007 edition of Business 2.0 magazine and can be read in its entirety here. Recorded
10 July 2007 | show notes
This episode features Louise Johnson who (along with her husband Phil Stripling) runs the Civilized Explorer, a website for Burners that provides information annual guides and perennial guides on Burning Man as well as related articles, links and more. Today’s focus is on the “Reno Resources” section on the website that is useful for all those passing through the Biggest Little City in the World
03 July 2007 | show notes
In tu-tu-today's episode of BURNcast we talk with artist Sean O’Donoghue about his art project "Green Shoes" coming to Burning Man this year. You might be very surprised to learn what his true intention with the use of green in this installation as well. It's not what you think! This recording took place in Los Angeles, California on June 27, 2007.We also hear from Malderor, the Piss Clear's long
27 June 2007 | show notes
In today's episode, guest host Mister Jellyfish, speaks with Dale Huntsman, aka Mr. Fixit of Hot Wheelz Camp. Listen in as he tells engaging stories of his gift of mobility to disabled Burners who might have difficulty traveling to the far reaches of Black Rock City. Credits:Mr. Jellyfish - Guest Host/ProducerSpecial thanks to:Count Boxarox, Kernul Killbuck, and Cosmonaughty Rosario for their
19 June 2007 | show notes
Rayna McInturf of Hoopnotica talks about the physical benefits as well as spiritual aspects of hoop dance. She’ll also talk about how she is growing a sustainable business within the context of her art and how she is giving back to the community (drink!).
12 June 2007 | show notes
The Tea Temple’s alchemical tea master and resident tea-jay Jon Oda prepares semi-oxidized rare oolong and serves it up according to the dictates of Chinese tea art protocol within the context of a sacred tea ceremony. Jon talks about tea alchemy, tea as drinkable art and tea in service to community. This recording was made in San Francisco, California on April 29th, 2007. As part of an extra
This episode features some folks out at Burning Flipside in Austin TX over Memorial Day Weekend including Odwally, a member of the senior staff of the Burning Man organization, Anthony, the regional rep out from New Orleans, and Pat Wheaton and George Papp, two of the guys on the board of the Austin Artistic Reconstruction LLC, which is the company that puts on the event. As part of an extra special
29 May 2007 | show notes
In this episode, Istari steps up to produce her premiere podcast for BURNcast entitled “Burning Love” about love and romance on the playa from the guy’s perspective. In fair Black Rock City where we lay our scene star-crossed lovers, fire breathing temptresses and disappearing art cars tempt the fates in a whirlwind of dusty tales of love. Get ready to travel via Cat Bus, Magic Carpet, and an
22 May 2007 | show notes
Girthy McOrangestein is a participant in the Public Radio Talent Quest who is originally from Montana now living in Los Angeles. He describes himself as a “red necked urban cowboy”. In 2006, at the age of 21, Girthy first came to Black Rock City when the theme of the Burning Man festival was “Hope and Fear of the Future”. In this interview, Girthy tells how he went “Gonzo”
15 May 2007 | show notes
In today’s episode we meet up with Mark Pincus, the founder and CEO of the social networking website Tribe.net. Here, Pincus discusses the growth and development of Tribe, goes off about his favorite topic “Community vs. the Corporation”, and gives insight on how burners and artists can create a sustainable livelihood based on doing work that they love. As mentioned in this episode, updated
07 May 2007 | show notes
This episode features Peter Hudson, a self-described autodidact kinetic artist from the Bay Area who channels his technical and set design experience, childlike curiosity, and creative passion into life-size stroboscopic zoetropes. Known for his playa installations such as The Playa Swimmers, Sisyphish, and Deeper, his newest project entitled “Homouroboros” is set to come to Black Rock City this
01 May 2007 | show notes
In this episode of BURNcast, we talk to Christine Nash aka Crunchy Mama who is described as “the oil in the machine that maintains the Mutaytor.” Here Nash shares the early history and growth of the band and her involvement within the Mutaytor family. She also speaks candidly about the aftermath of her husband Matty’s arrest on Dateline’s “To Catch A Predator”.
24 April 2007 | show notes
Following the scandal on the national television show NBC Dateline's To Catch A Predator and the subsequent unexpected resignation of the Mutaytor's leader and founder Matty Nash, BURNcast speaks in depth to the band's songwriting duo Atom and Buck. Here the two discuss music, family, and the group’s efforts to the move forward. New music from the band’s forthcoming album is also featured in
In today’s episode we speak to Poncho Andy, BURNcast’s new contributing Music Editor with a review of music by the Department of Mental Technology Labs also known simply as DMT.
10 April 2007 | show notes
￼In today’s episode we speak to Jolly Roger, the Mayor of the Alternative Energy Zone, a Burning Man community free of stinking, noisy, polluting generators. Here we talk about alternative energy use on the playa. We also talk about the Green Man theme for 2007 and the movement to “green” the event.
03 April 2007 | show notes
In today’s episode we visit Center Camp at Burning Man 2006 and have a conversation with Astarius Reiki-Om. We’ll also listen to him performing a healing sessions incorporating the didgeridoo and vocal harmonics. Then later, we’ll hear a recording of the Ramayana Monkey Chant performance by Gamelan X.
27 March 2007 | show notes
In this episode we hang out with my campmates from Camp Sunscreen and reflect back upon an era of Burning Man from about 1996 to 1998. We’ll hear about what Black Rock City was like during these years, but we’ll also go in depth and talk about the history of Camp Sunscreen from when it began in 1997. Finally, we’ll hear the story about the Land Yacht of 1998.
20 March 2007 | show notes
In today’s episode we speak to members of the community (drink!) about how they got their playa names.
13 March 2007 | show notes
In today’s episode we go where no podcast has gone before as we speak to Mister Jellyfish, Science Officer aboard the Apokilipitika satellite Labwërks. Today’s show is brought to you by our sponsors: Club Verboten, the ubiquitous Playa Dust® and B-A-C-O-N, an important part of a burners diet.This episode was produced by Mr. Jellyfish! Yay!
06 March 2007 | show notes
In today’s episode we speak to Belgian artists Arne Quinze and Jan Kriekels about their enormous art installation that has affectionately come to be known as the Waffle at Burning Man 2006. BURNcast met up with them on August 28, 2006 in Black Rock City.This episode was produced by Istari. Thank you!
27 February 2007 | show notes
In today’s episode, which is part two of a two part series, we speak to author Brian Doherty about the current issues surrounding the Burning Man brand and the legal dispute between the Black Rock City LLC – namely Larry Harvey, Danger Ranger versus John Law and the Paper Man LLC. Recorded January 28, 2007 in Hollywood, CA.￼Doherty's book “This Is Burning Man” is now available in paperback
20 February 2007 | show notes
In today’s episode, which is part one of a two part series, we speak to Brian Doherty, author of “This Is Burning Man”, now available in paperback through BenBella. BURNcast met up with Doherty on January 28, 2007 in his home in Hollywood, California. If you’re playing the 3 Playa Community Drinking Game at home, please note that we change the rules slightly in this round and we
13 February 2007 | show notes
In today’s episode we speak with Tina Boyd, lead singer of Funky Gloworm. BURNcast celebrates it’s first year anniversary this Valentine’s Day.
06 February 2007 | show notes
In today's episode Chai Guy and DaBomb go deep inside the Camp Apolkiliptika compound to interview Kernul Killbuck. We discuss art, politics, propaganda, and the origins of the camp.This episode was produced by Chai Guy.
30 January 2007 | show notes
In today’s episode we speak to visionary artist Alex Grey about art, Burning Man and family. We also have a conversation with Felix Harth, DaBomb's campmate from Camp Sunscreen. Recorded September 1 and September 4, 2006 respectively.
26 December 2006 | show notes
In today’s episode of BURNcast we speak to the Ice Queen, the fierce and noble leader of Arctica. Then we sit down and set a spell as we hear the sounds of the temple burn. Recorded September 3, 2006 in Black Rock City.BURNcast will be on hiatus for the month of January. BUT…we will be back and we will be fierce in February so stay tuned.
19 December 2006 | show notes
WARNING: This podcast is NSFW!In today’s episode we celebrate the holidays with Santa at the Los Angeles Santa Con. Recorded December 9, 2006.BONUS TRACKS:Conversation with Mr. & Mrs. ClausConversation with Mr. ClausConversation with Santa Nihilist (Uncut)Conversation with the Easter Santa and Friends
12 December 2006 | show notes
In today’s episode we take to the stars at Burning Man 2006 as we cover two celestially inspired art installations: the Starry Bamboo Mandala and the Wishing Star.
06 December 2006 | show notes
In today’s episode we visit with the boys from the Viking Youth Power Hour, a podcast originating from Chicago, Illinois. The Viking Youth are the innovators and instigators of “Sweet Jumps” which is a highly dangerous extreme sport involving go-peds, fire, inebriation and utter stupidity. Recorded September 2, 2006 in Black Rock City.Music from the DMT Labs, a media lab headed by Dr. Funk Monsta
28 November 2006 | show notes
In this episode, we are drawn to the flames of Burning Man 2006 as we feature two fire installations: the Fire Pendula and the Serpent Mother.Music by Nerve Picnic
21 November 2006 | show notes
In this episode we speak to Los Angeles’ Decom Organizers GeoFrey, Alayha, Kachina Katrina and Blue about efforts to green LA Decom and how to green Burning Man. Recorded October 14, 2006.Kachina Katrina is the force behind the greening of LA Decom. Her main project is Evolutionary Center, a theme camp that has emerged out of the Greening Burning Man movement that is focused around creating a
14 November 2006 | show notes
In today’s episode of BURNcast we go to the Los Angeles Decom. We’ll hear how some burners got their playa names and a little bit about the European burner scene. Finally we’ll learn from some people who have never been to Burning Man before and what their impressions are. Recorded 10/14/2006If you're playing the 3-Playa Community Drinking Game at home listen up: this episode tallies a total
07 November 2006 | show notes
In today’s episode of BURNcast we go to San Francisco’s Heat the Street Faire Decompression and speak to Jim Bowers the force behind this year’s Burning Dragon project. He’s also the artist behind other playa art such as the “Eyes of Gawd” and the “Terrasphere”. Also in today’s show, we discover how some burner freaks got their playa names. Recorded October 8, 2006.
31 October 2006 | show notes
￼￼For many burners, Reno is the gateway to Burning Man. Whether coming from or going to Black Rock City, all roads to Reno. In today’s episode of BURNcast we speak to a few burners from the streets of Reno at the end of Burning Man as they prepare for their return to their default life and reflect back on their experiences at the event. Two of our guests are veteran burners and two of them are
24 October 2006 | show notes
In the second of a two part episode of BURNcast, Steve Krivit offers an audio art experience entitled “About Gifting” that was recorded at San Francisco Decompression on October 8, 2006Krivit is an investigative journalist specializing in leading edge clean energy research. He enjoys provoking the conventional science establishment by day and playing loud drums at night. He is the
19 October 2006 | show notes
In the first of a two part episode of BURNcast, Steve Krivit offers an audio art experience entitled “About Gifting” that was recorded at San Francisco Decompression on October 8, 2006Krivit is an investigative journalist specializing in leading edge clean energy research. He enjoys provoking the conventional science establishment by day and playing loud drums at night. He is the editor
10 October 2006 | show notes
In Part Two with Piss Clear’s publishers, Adrian and the Mysterious D discuss bootleg mashups also known as “bastard pop” and their night club "Bootie". Together they create own mashups under their bootlegger moniker "A plus D." Recorded on August 31 2006 in Black Rock City.Featured music: •“99 Luft Problems” featuring Jay Z. vs. Nena•“Decepta Freak On” featuring Le Tigre vs.
06 October 2006 | show notes
Our guests in this episode are Adrian Roberts and his partner Mysterious D, two very old-school Burning Man veterans that publish Black Rock City’s favorite alternative newspaper “Piss Clear”. In the first of a two-part series of interviews, BURNcast gets the DL with Adrian and Mysterious D about their publication, “Piss Clear”, their highly successful night-club Bootie (featuring
26 September 2006 | show notes
Interview with Avatierre of the Juniper Forest, who brings poetry and visions of beauty about lullabies, butterflies, hummingbirds, fairy tales, waterfalls, rainbows, and shooting stars. He speaks of things that matter: kisses, kindness, compassion, truth, integrity, decency, honor, respect and patience. This episode is a blend of Avatierre's interview with BURNcast combined with a CD he had gifted
16 September 2006 | show notes
This episode of BURNcast is intended as a soundscape for friends who were unable to attend this year’s Burning Man. It’s like a postcard -- or rather a podcard -- featuring the sounds of the playa on Friday night before the burn. It’s simply a bike ride from 7:00 and Esplanade to 3:00 and Esplanade across the playa.You will hear Megavolt’s electric presence, the Neverwas Haul’s whistle,
07 August 2006 | show notes
In today’s episode, we speak to Treiops Treyfid about a collaborative art project produced by the Good Vibe Posse entitled “The Curiosity Cabinet of the Collective Unconscious”. Treiops produced a series of recordings of people’s dreams for this project.
01 August 2006 | show notes
Burning Do-Gooders is an LA-based collective of DJs, promoters, artists, performers, musicians and activists dedicated to putting the creative and constructive spirit of the Burning Man community to work in the so-called "real world." They are affiliated with Burners Without Borders, a group that brings together like-minded Burners to work for positive change in communities that need our help, hope,
26 July 2006 | show notes
”Greening the Burn” is a movement within the Burning Man community dedicated to making the event environmentally sustainable. In today’s episode we go to Lightning In A Bottle, a weekend magical adventure produced by the Do Lab that took place in Santa Barbara CA the weekend of July 14 – July 16th 2006. It is here that we interview Kachina Katrina and Blue, the two people involved with greening
11 July 2006 | show notes
2006 marks the debut of Gnome Camp at Burning Man with the mission of sending 100 ordinary gnomes on 100 extraordinary adventures. Each gnome will be adopted out to participants accompanied with a digital camera to document their experiences throughout the week of the event. For details on how to apply for a gnome of your own, visit their website.This episode takes place at the “No Place Like Gnome
04 July 2006 | show notes
This episode of BURNcast features artist and researcher, Ivy, as she discusses “Fashioning Community” an art project and fashion exhibit she’s developing for Burning Man 2006.According to her blog, Fashioning Community is: “Inspired by the ideas of “costume as art” and traditional costume museum exhibits, the idea is to set up a dense “forest” of mannequin figures, each dressed in
26 June 2006 | show notes
Summer is heating up and Burning Man is fast approaching. That means fundraising is well underway for theme camps and art projects. Today’s guests Diva Danielle and Poncho Andy dj’d at a fundraiser for the Ouija Says Ouija Board and the Cloud 9 Art Car (which was featured in last week’s episode). Specifically, the benefit was entitled "The Incredible 2nd Annual Costume Exchange" in which those
20 June 2006 | show notes
The Cloud 9 is an art car that’s been floating around the playa since 2003. In this episode we talk to it’s owner and operator, Loki , about the labor and love that goes in to creating this vehicle. If you’re playing the 3Playa Community Drinking Game at home, in this episode we change the rules slightly to make the game more sexy. Listen carefully and drink!As mentioned in
13 June 2006 | show notes
In this podcast, we meet up with Chai Guy, the co-host of BURNcast as he takes the summer months leading up to Burning Man to hike the Pacific Crest Trail. The last time we interviewed him, he was leaving Xara Dulzura to begin his journey on the PCT, which spans 2650 miles from Mexico to Canada through three western states. In this interview, Chai compares and contrasts the trail to Burning Man and
07 June 2006 | show notes
A life-size Japanese robot, Metatron Transformer is made from industrialized junk, and found recycled/ready-made materials. The sculpture is fitted with electronic drum triggers designed to amplify multiplex/arrayed MIDI samples upon touch.Corndog is a sonic sculptor that designed Metatron in collaboration with sound designers Henry Strange and Greg “Djun Djun” White for the Coachella Music Festival.
23 May 2006 | show notes
In this episode, we go to Xara Dulzura. Formerly a theme camp at Burning Man, Xara has grown to become an event of its own. Interviews include: Mark Hinkley, the director and creator of the Xara; Lindsay Lawlor, creator of the Rave-Raffe, an art car that emulates a walking giraffe and finally, "Goodbye" to Chai Guy, the co-host of BURNcast, as he takes the summer off to hike the Pacific Crest Trail.
16 May 2006 | show notes
Fred Murphy talks about Burning Flipside, the largest Burning Man regional event that takes place in Texas over Memorial Day weekend. Fred is the regional outreach coordinator for Flipside.
09 May 2006 | show notes
From downtown Los Angeles, BURNcast brings you the 3rd 2nd Annual Grilled Cheese Invitational brought to you by the Intolerable Morons of Smashlabs™ and Theorylabs™. Recorded April 1, 2006.
BURNcast #2 (Part 2) - Discussion continues with Black Rock City LLC principles: Larry Harvey, Maid Marian and Danger Ranger
06 May 2006 | show notes
Our conversation continues with Larry Harvey, Danger Ranger and Maid Marian. Here we ask: "Is Burning Man still dangerous?" Also discussed is hope and fear: the future of Burning Man. We wrap it all up with a special bonus track of Larry's explanation of why coffee is sold at Center Camp. Recorded on January 31, 2006 in San Francisco, CA.
BURNcast #2 (Part 1) - Talk with Black Rock City LLC principles: Larry Harvey, Maid Marian and Danger Ranger
19 April 2006 | show notes
The first in a two-part series, we talk to Larry Harvey and Danger Ranger about Burning Man’s relationship to the media, specifically television. Then, Maid Marian joins the discussion about the spiritual aspects of Burning Man, including the true meaning of the event (if any), the 10 Principles, religion and the regional network. Finally, we “pull back the curtain”, going behind the scenes
14 February 2006 | show notes
In our premiere BURNcast, we talk to Andie Grace aka "ActionGrl", the Communications Manager for Burning Man. She'll explain the policies and procedures in place for media participation at Burning Man, discuss the effects of media presence within the community, as well as participant's rights to privacy and the concept of "media free zones". She'll also explain the background and development of the