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Norquist, tech titans, and whether Burning Man is positively affecting society

September 3, 2014
Is Burning Man really making Bay Area technology titans, right-wing ideologues, and other uber-capitalists more community-minded? Do they really come back from the desert...

Burning Man shark jump creates media pile-on

August 25, 2014
We seem to have tapped into the meme of the moment with last week’s cover story, “Burning Man jumps the shark,” which took issue...

Burning Man jumps the shark

How a high-minded countercultural experiment ended up on everyone's bucket list

Grover Norquist to take the stage at Burning Man … right after a fake guru

August 19, 2014
Burning Man’s most notorious attendee, ultra-conservative Grover Norquist, has been confirmed as the closing speaker at a playa lecture series. And get this: Norquist’s...

Republican guru Grover Norquist headed to Burning Man

The man who has sometimes been called "the most powerful man in Washington," anti-tax crusader Grover Norquist, is headed to Burning Man.He made the...

The Burning Man Project’s boring bait-and-switch

December 19, 2013
In a series of stories earlier this year, I outlined how the board that controls Burning Man doesn’t appear to be “relinquishing our control”...

Final Burning Man ticket sale brings total to 61,000 sold for $23 mil

August 8, 2013
With the final official Burning Man ticket sale going off without a hitch yesterday, Bay Area burners are now in mad preparation mode, with...

Burning Man event will benefit its new nonprofit, whose future role is still murky

There’s a pricey event in San Francisco this evening “exploring the past, present, and future of Burning Man,” with all proceeds going to The...

Technical difficulties mar main Burning Man ticket sale

February 13, 2013
So much for the lack of drama around ticket sales for Burning Man this year. Today at noon was when 40,000 tickets went on...

Low-key registration underway for Burning Man tickets

February 7, 2013
After last year's big Burning Man ticket freakout, it's strangely quiet this year during the brief registration window now underway to buy tickets to...

Burning Man veterans get ticket access, followed by everyone else

January 17, 2013
Burning Man veterans, volunteers, and insiders are now awaiting word on whether they'll get on the inside track to buy tickets to this year's...

Burning Man’s new Cargo Cult art theme intrigues

December 3, 2012
Burning Man founder Larry Harvey sent burners scrambling to Wikipedia on Friday when he announced the art theme for the 2013 event, “Cargo Cult,”...

Burning Man and Mexican tradition mix during this year’s Dia de los Muertos

November 5, 2012
Guardian photos by Jordan WhiteThe scents of burning sage and copal were thick in the Mission on Friday night for the neighborhood's annual procession...

Paul Addis, playwright and Burning Man arsonist, dies

October 29, 2012
UPDATED Paul Addis – the San Francisco playwright and performer best known for igniting Burning Man's eponymous central symbol early in the 2007 event,...

Burning Man challenged as La Contessa arson trial begins

Burners aren't too worried about an appeal that's been filed challenging federal permits that will allow more than 60,000 people to attend Burning Man...

Burning Man takes anti-scalper and traffic control measures as tickets arrive

Most physical tickets to Burning Man were mailed out last week and, as many expected after a controversial ticket lottery with higher-than-expected demand, ticket...

Burning Man population cap set at 60,900, way more than ever

Burning Man is more popular than ever, judging by a demand for tickets that far exceeded supply this year, after selling out last year...

Burning Man on probation after busting its population cap

Black Rock City LLC, the SF-based company that stages Burning Man in the Nevada desert, was placed on probation by the Bureau of...

Burning Man awards art grants and resolves final ticket issues

It's been a tough year for Black Rock City LLC (aka the Borg), the SF-based company that stages Burning Man, particularly with its ticket...

Burning Man winners: theme camps, and maybe ticket scalpers

February 16, 2012
Burning Man organizers faced at least two serious problems created by its flawed new ticketing system, and they chose to deal with just one...

Before Burning Man’s big announcement, some final bits and bytes…

February 14, 2012
  Burning Man participants are anxiously awaiting tomorrow's (Wed/15, release expected at 6:30 pm) announcement by Black Rock City LLC about how it will...

Will theme camps get the remaining Burning Man tickets?

February 7, 2012
Organizers of Burning Man are working on a plan to deal with the fact that most longtime burners were denied tickets to this...

Burning Man ticket fiasco creates an uncertain future

February 2, 2012
UPDATED WITH LLC RESPONSES BELOW   Is it the end of Burning Man as we know it? That's certainly the way things are looking to...

Burning Man ticket requests far exceed supply

January 27, 2012
Burners' worst fears are about to come true: they'll be denied tickets to Burning Man when the results of the new lottery-based system are...