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Burning Man: What‚s Out, What‚s In - 2003

OUT

IN

80 Acres

Work Ranch

absinthe

agave

affordable tickets

credit card debt

all the losers who passed on going this year

all the people who fucking made it - isn't it already better?

and all that crap

opportunistic adult-media hacks

beer

Jager in icey cooler backpacks

Black Rock Desert

Pyramid Lake Indian Reservation

brain cells

nitrous oxide

Burning Man films

Burning Man reality TV shows

campaign to recall

campaign to recall

Center Camp

Walk-In Camping

Chap Stick

Carmex

clueless Newbies

Newbies who act like jaded Burning Man veterans

cover/tribute bands

original rock bands

Critical Tits

DPW parade

crystal meth

cocaine

cults

high society

cynicism

faith

depth

humor

devil horns

bullhorns

digeredoo

digeredon't

DJ superstars

playing Klezmer and dub

dogs

birds

dogs

robot dogs

Doubloons and passports

open access to the Man

Draka the Dragon

La Contessa

dropping E on Burn Night

going to the Burn sober

E

mushrooms, then sedatives

EL wire

fibre optic

EL-wire

Luminex (fiber optic fabric)

energy drinks

water

Esplanade

Outer Fence

everything

nothing

failure to appear

minimalism

feather boas

lam&eacut;

fire dancers who become porn stars

porn stars who become fire dancers

from your laptop

from your iPod

full moon

new moon

funk

country

Funkmobile

the Remnants of Funk

fur jackets

Black Rock City Neighborhoodies

gay sex at Jiffy Lube

hetero sex at Jiffy Lube

generators

power grids!

generators

solar and wind power

Girls Gone Wild

public executions of

giving a shit about 'Beyond Belief'

theme resentment

glow stick spinning

fire spinning

glowsticks

blinky anything

golf carts

scooters

Governor Davis

Burning Man

Greeters

Gate

happy clowns

evil clowns

heaven

hell

hoary discussions centering on the Middle East by people crashed out on bourgeois lawnchairs who secretly don't give a fuck

forming the new freak Freemason organization on the playa and taking the plan home with you

lame android music

?

live webcast of the Burn

if you're not here, you miss out

medical marijuana

medical mushrooms

MTV at Burning Man

Travelocity Burn tours

pole dancers

Maypole dancing

porta-potty lines

Camp PeePot

puzzle parts

cardboard parts

R.A.V.E. Act

anti-R.A.V.E. Act activism

rave

trance

reggae

noise muzik/no wave

running a radio show

running a radio show

sarongs

Utilikilts

skipping this year

coming to Burning Man

sleeping in

sunrise yoga

slow-dancing

failure to appear

spectators

spectators with an attitude

Spock Science Monitor

NAMBLA's Porta-Letter

stars and stripes

peace on Earth

stealing art

lynching art thieves

stealing street signs

re-naming street signs

Sunday night

Monday morning

tattoos

scarification

techno

any music other than techno

techno DJs on the playa

rock bands on the playa

The Onion

Spock Science Monitor

the Commonwealth Club's Burning Man beaver girl

Squeaky Fromme

the moon

Mars

the previous common model of male playa identity: fire-spinning, understanding-and-appreciating-female energy, fuck-hungry Dave Matthews fans

The 2003 model of playa masculinity: caved-in, pasty, Jarvis Cocker-style male physiques, complete with hacking coughs and compressed sexual energy, waiting for you

theme camps

gay theme camps

theme camps

theme parks

tofu

salmon jerky

trash in the porta-potties

shit in the porta-potties

trust fund-funded camps, all rebar and tantrums

living out of your '82 Toyota, tent-free, or better still, living out of a complete stranger's '79 Nova, screwing in the dirt

Utilikilts

traditional kilts

Washoe County

Black Rock City

water bottles

hydration systems

"Welcome home!"

"We need to search your trailer."

"what's out/what's in" lists

embracing things that are "out" just to piss off those who really give a shit

yoga

Tai Chi

- compiled by Eggchair Steve, Jason Fell, Scott Gibson, Snoh, Summer B., Lenny Jones, Malderor, Steve Fritz, the Rev. Blind Toaster, Skritch, Adrian Roberts, and PF



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