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Burning Man 2012

LOOK: 10 Years Of Burning Man Temples Show The Playa's Spiritual Side

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 09.02.2014 | Religion

Burning Man is that wild, uproarious desert party that hits the Nevada desert every August. But to call it a party alone is to miss the critical spiri...

This Photo Says Everything You Need To Know About Burning Man

Posted 01.27.2014 | Arts

This photo says everything you need to know about Burning Man. The well-timed image -- a throwback photo originally posted to Reddit in 2012 --...

Judge To Burning Man Lawyers: 'You Committed Virtually A Fraud'

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts

The agreement finally reached in Burning Man’s year-long legal battle with Nevada authorities has come under fire by the case’s overseeing judge, ...

Burning Love

Posted 03.15.2013 | Arts

At the cultishly beloved hippie fest that is Burning Man, love is in the air -- as are the sandstorms. Good thing photographer Patrick Roddie was ther...

Inside Burning Man's Latest Big Controversy

Carly Schwartz | Posted 05.13.2013 | San Francisco

A week in Black Rock City ain't cheap -- any loyal Burner will attest to that. In addition to the $380 entrance fee, the cost of transporting and s...

Burning Man Faces New Legal Challenge

Carly Schwartz | Posted 10.12.2012 | San Francisco

Burning Man ran into a legal snag this week when officials in Pershing County, Nevada, asked a judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed by festival organizers...

Partying for the Planet and Dancing With God (at Burning Man)

Leah Lamb | Posted 11.24.2012 | Arts
Leah Lamb

There is an expression one uses after an exceptionally good day or night on the playa... "I won Burning Man." It means you did it right, you slipped into the flow of the universe and something magical happened.

A Different Kind of Burning Man Story

Vanessa Pinto | Posted 11.20.2012 | San Francisco
Vanessa Pinto

Whenever you hear about Burning Man, you hear about the art, the peace, the spiritual enlightenment, and, most importantly, the freedom. When you hear of Burning Man, you never hear of crime, and you certainly don't hear about a rape.

Why Burning Man Didn't Suck This Year... and What We Can Learn From It

Jay Michaelson | Posted 11.12.2012 | San Francisco
Jay Michaelson

Burning Man didn't suck. It didn't seem that different from past years. It had all the magic, community, sacredness, emotional center and impossible-to-describe otherworldliness that we Burners struggle to convey to outsiders.

Burning Manifesto

Tamsin Smith | Posted 11.07.2012 | Arts
Tamsin Smith

Some places must be seen, touched, and tasted live and in person, to be truly known. The Playa of Black Rock City is one of these.

Burning Man 2012 -- a Walk Along the Esplanade

Steve Payne | Posted 11.07.2012 | Arts
Steve Payne


The Best Of Burning Man 2012

Posted 09.06.2012 | Arts

Maybe you were at the Burning Man Festival last week, or maybe you'd never go in a million years (that alkaline dust is no joke!). Either way, we high...

The Mythology Of Burning Man

Derek Beres | Posted 11.05.2012 | Religion
Derek Beres

My sojourn to the festival in the desert verified something: This is the most widespread example that America has at consciously creating a modern mythology.

'Bank Of Un-America,' 'Goldman Sucks' Two Of Artist's $100,000 Wall Street Model Torched In Desert

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 09.04.2012 | Business

Wall Street -- or at least flammable copies of some of its major landmarks -- burned to the ground Saturday night in a pyrotechnic protest staged at t...

Submit Your Best Photos From Burning Man 2012

Posted 03.14.2013 | San Francisco

Burners, it's time to decompress. Get a good night's sleep in a real bed, shake the sand out of your furry boots and show the rest of the world how...

The Art Of Lighting Burning Man

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 08.28.2012 | Arts

If there's such a thing as a lighting designer with political sway, Bentley Meeker is it. The New York based artist has illuminated everything from Ch...

Carly Schwartz

PHOTOS: What's In Store For Burning Man This Year? | Carly Schwartz | Posted 08.28.2012 | San Francisco

San Francisco cleared out considerably over the weekend as tens of thousands of artists, dreamers, hippies, techies, corporate professionals, newcomer...

Packing List for Dirty Pagan Nirvana

Mark Morford | Posted 10.24.2012 | San Francisco
Mark Morford

Lovers! Heathens! Burning Man 2012 is upon us. What should you bring? What do you need to remember, if you go? Take it from me, a quasi-expert (nine burns and counting).

Time To Burn The Man

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 08.25.2012 | Los Angeles

It's time to burn the man again. As many as 50,000 burners are expected to flock to this year's Burning Man festival in the Black Rock Desert in no...

What Kind of Costume Should I Wear at Burning Man?

Quora | Posted 10.23.2012 | Arts

This question originally appeared on Quora. By Jack Stahl, Burning Man Lover First of all, in the words of Randal Truong, "chicks dig n00bs." That...

What Facts About Burning Man Do Virgin Burners Not Believe Until They Go?

Quora | Posted 10.23.2012 | Arts

This question originally appeared on Quora. By Ben Newman, Burner Since 2009 That the dust will find its way into everything.That your parents and...

Playa Odyssey

Tamsin Smith | Posted 10.23.2012 | Arts
Tamsin Smith

If one thinks about it, there is a heaven and hell inside each of us. Life most truly is (as Blake posits) a constant tug of logic and stability against unrestrained creative energy and chaos.

Even MORE Bad News For Burning Man

Carly Schwartz | Posted 10.20.2012 | San Francisco

Just a week before the counterculture community's most important week is slated to begin, Burning Man filed suit against the remote Nevada desert coun...

The Best Places To Shop For Your Burning Man Costume

7x7logo | Posted 10.17.2012 | San Francisco

This article comes to us courtesy of 7x7. By Mary Polizzotti Now that another Outside Lands is under our belts, what event can playful San Franc...

Ambitious Dreams For Burning Man

Posted 06.04.2012 | Arts

Each year around 50,000 people come together at Burning Man, the now-infamous outdoor event in the northern Nevadan desert. Needless to say, the artwo...