This, the second installment in the "Playing With FIRE" series, is a ten minute cut of the complete 2009 "man burn" from Martin Darbyshir of Hyperbreed Media.This about wraps up our pre-Burning Man postings. I leave for Black Rock City on Tuesday night. Look for the BURNcast logo in the Fandango Camp at 3:30 and Esplanade and let's have a toast to community! DRINK! C U on the playa!
The Flat Smiley Project is collaborative new media project and community building activity for Burning Man using Web 2.0 and social media tools.Flat Smiley invites participants to befriend him and take him along on your travels to Black Rock City as well as other regional burner events. Flat Smiley's message is: "No Burner left behind!" Using Flat Smiley is like sending a postcard from the playa
Below is highway information is taken from the Nevada Department of Transportation and is current as of Friday, August 27, 2010 at 13:32 .Location: NV SR447 between Wadsworth and GerlachRoad Report: Controls as of 1:30 PM PDT on Friday, August 27 are as follows: open with no controls.Weather: The forecast until 7:00 PM PDT on Friday, August 27: Skies will be clear becoming mostly clear. Visibility
Below is highway information is taken from CalTrans and is current as of Friday, August 27, 2010 at 13:22 .US 395[IN THE CENTRAL CALIFORNIA AREA & SIERRA NEVADA] THE CALIFORNIA HIGHWAY PATROL IS ESCORTING SOUTHBOUND TRAFFIC FROM 5.3 MI SOUTH TO 3.3 MI SOUTH OF DUNMOVIN (INYO CO) - DUE TO A MUD SLIDE - MOTORISTS ARE ADVISED TO DRIVE WITH CAUTION1-WAY CONTROLLED TRAFFIC AT VARIOUS LOCATIONS FROM
A warning from the National Weather Service for Gerlach, NV and surroundings is available below: SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENTin effect until Friday, Aug 27, 5:00 PM...BREEZY TODAY FOLLOWED BY MUCH COOLER TEMPERATURES THIS WEEKEND...STRONG...COLD LOW PRESSURE IN THE GULF OF ALASKA WILL MOVE INTO THE THE SIERRA AND WESTERN NEVADA ON SATURDAY. THIS LOW WILL PUSH A STRONG COLD FRONT THROUGH THE AREA SATURDAY
Lamplighter Training video #1: Lifting from Karl Soule on Vimeo.Wanna participate at Burning Man? Lamplighters would love your help. This video from Gideon who writes in to say: "If you are coming out and are planning on being a Lamplighter, watch this informative video to see if the job of Lifting is for you. Lamplighters are the largest and oldest running Moving Art project on the playa, and you
26 August 2010 | Burning Man 2010
Attention Burners with iPhones & iPads! Get iBurn 2010 (Burning Man App & Guide) now available in iTunes! Get your iPhone app here.And your iPad app here.Please share this post!
So in our last post we showed you the future of Burning Man 2010 and in this post we'll show you the past at Burning Man 2009. This video documents a helicopter towing an advertising banner across the sky on Saturday afternoon. According to the Burning Man website the helicopter "did not land or take off from our strip, and the pilot did not reply to radio calls. Outraged Burners contacted the business
Jeffrey Johnson from the Burning Man Earth team has arranged for GeoEye to take a satellite image of Black Rock City on September 2, 2010 at precisely 11:41 a.m. GeoEye is a commercial satellite imagery company that provides exclusive on-line mapping use to Google, which has its logo on the side of one of GeoEye's rockets.How it works is that the Ikonos satellite orbits the earth every 98 minutes.
This video features a series of clips strung together from the 2009 Balsa Man regional burn in Black Rock City (Balsa Man officially takes place in San Francisco). The event comprises a diminutive version of Burning Man for a reduced community (drink!) complete with a 3' tall effigy fabricated entirely from balsa wood. It's worth noting that media outlets such as BURNcast are welcome. The management
Peat Ibarra's "Mytropolis" is a social experiment much like Burning Man. When you say the word “My-trop-ol-is” you take ownership. More info at Mytropolis.com
Happy Hump Day everyone! Somebody please tell me: What does this video mean?
I met Stephanie for the first (and only time) inside the Memortrees installation at Burning Man 2009 as I was attempting to escape the heat of the afternoon playa. In this video we have a chat about Burning Man. It's worth noting that Stephanie was topless during this recording and as part of our agreement to shoot the video was to respect her modesty. Just as we began wrapping things
A frank conversation between burners from MarkRoemer.
03 August 2010 | Burning Man 2008
The Intergalactic Disco Police restore freedom and justice to Black Rock City, chase down a run away disco ball man and get down with the disco at Burning Man 2008.