36 ways to die at Burning Man
Your own stupidity. (See last year‚s Burning Man.)
Someone else‚s stupidity. (See last year‚s Burning Man.)
„Oh shit, I forgot my water.š
„Oh shit, I forgot my sunscreen.š
Rebar stake impalement.
Drive your car through camp, figuring that noone will mind.
After all, it‚s such a nice car!
„Hi! I‚m with Wired magazine!š
Put white-gas in the tiki torches.
Fall asleep while trying to get a tan.
„I‚m sure that rancher won‚t mind if we cut across his
Running-With-Scissors theme camp
Figure that because you‚ve stopped sweating, that must mean
you‚ve properly acclimated yourself to the desert, and can now run around all
day without worry.
Plan on doing some gay-bashing.
„Hey! I think I‚ll try my hand at fire breathing!š
Assume that the rattling sound you hear coming from
underneath that bush means that you‚ve found the Super-Secret Burning Man
Prize! Grope blindly for it.
„Look, I know that both of you are lesbians, but why not try
a real man?š
Figure as long as your pork products are wrapped up in
plastic, they‚ll be just fine without refrigeration.
Wear a t-shirt that says „Fratboyz Rule.š
„Get out of my way! I‚m with the press!š
Asphyxiate yourself on your own vomit.
Jump right into that really steamy hot spring. „Look, it‚s
bubbling just like a hot tub!š
Get a little too friendly with the Man on Sunday night.
Drink those two canning jars of home-made white-lightning
moonshine that your uncle gave you for the trip.
Buy your body paint at Home Depot in those nifty aerosol
Sleep in your car. Fail to notice when the sun comes up.
Shoot yourself while drunkenly loading that gun you‚re not
supposed to have.
Walk way, way out into the desert.Forget your compass. Remember that the sun rises in the west and
sets in the east.
Take a whole bunch of those mushrooms that your friend found
growing in his neighbor‚s yard, the ones he hasn‚t had time to try out for
Get pissed off at that guy with the Harley. Tell him you don‚t like his bike. Or his
Having trouble getting your fire started? Throw some
gasoline on it.
Decide your tent needs some atmosphere. Light some candles
and place them around inside.
Put on your own fireworks show.
Shoot parachute flares at passing UFOs.
Vodka is no different than water.
Holler „Show us yer tits!š at the Grrrly-Grrrls performance.
Hang out in the secret haystack room underneath the Burning
Man, say, around 8 pm on Sunday night.
ų list compiled by Robert Kennedy, Charles Lucas, Adrian
Roberts, and Lizard Man