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by Chai Guy
Tue Apr 27, 2010 11:41 am
Forum: Philosophical Center
Topic: why the iraq green zone is better than burning man
Replies: 19
Views: 2651

mdmf007 wrote:These "Why the "...insert place or event here" is better than burningman threads are weak..

God id dump them if I wasn't such a believer in civil liberties and freedom of expression.

its right on the edge though...


So you're the arbiter of taste around here now?
by Chai Guy
Sun Oct 14, 2007 7:47 pm
Forum: Philosophical Center
Topic: The Oil Derrick Burn Thing
Replies: 44
Views: 10542

Did the redwood tree survive?
by Chai Guy
Wed Aug 01, 2007 1:10 am
Forum: Philosophical Center
Topic: Are you a Burning Man Apologist? Take the test and find out
Replies: 31
Views: 9024

Nice Oven Mit!
by Chai Guy
Fri Jul 27, 2007 11:03 pm
Forum: Philosophical Center
Topic: Will the Org respond to the 2.0 controversy?
Replies: 193
Views: 54333

OK Kids let's play..... Technopatra's Eplaya Mad Libs! I need: An adjective: A first name of an LLC Staff member: A Theme Camp Name: Another adjective: One of the 10 Principles: A verb ending in -ed: An emotional state: Some piece of Playa Infrastructure (trash fence, JOTs, Center Camp etc): A noun...
by Chai Guy
Fri Jul 27, 2007 3:51 pm
Forum: Philosophical Center
Topic: Are you a Burning Man Apologist? Take the test and find out
Replies: 31
Views: 9024

Hey Stuart, I love you too!

I'm glad that you're going to be out this year, I can't wait to see you again and catch up on what's been happening in your life.

See ya' on the playa.
by Chai Guy
Sun Jul 22, 2007 1:05 am
Forum: Philosophical Center
Topic: Are you a Burning Man Apologist? Take the test and find out
Replies: 31
Views: 9024

Current doesn't pay us a site fee either I know, I was making a joke about Discovery Channel and the money they paid Burning Man LLC to film two years ago, it was inside joke between us, I'm sorry if it seemed that I was to imply that Current TV was doing the same thing as Discovery Channel has in ...
by Chai Guy
Sat Jul 21, 2007 12:43 am
Forum: Philosophical Center
Topic: Are you a Burning Man Apologist? Take the test and find out
Replies: 31
Views: 9024

so they're really just there to put cameras in the hands of the community to tell the Burning Man story. You mean a billion dollar cable tv channel can't even afford to pay a camera crew? I've got start one of these companies that exist using free labor, damn! We'd love to do a podcast about Curren...
by Chai Guy
Sat Jul 21, 2007 12:39 am
Forum: Philosophical Center
Topic: Why Green Man now?
Replies: 42
Views: 7751

Our enviromental impact at the event is NOTHING compared to our environmental impact getting to and from the event. The coolingman.org people estimate that we consume approximately 1.8 million gallons of fuel in transport. http://www.templetons.com/brad/burn/green.html At any rate, we're all going t...
by Chai Guy
Wed Jul 18, 2007 9:16 pm
Forum: Philosophical Center
Topic: Are you a Burning Man Apologist? Take the test and find out
Replies: 31
Views: 9024

Are you a Burning Man Apologist? Take the test and find out

One of my favorite columns in the SF Weekly was "The Apologist". I was always bummed that they never did one for Burning Man, so I stole the concept and created my own. Are you a Burning Man Apologist? Take the Test and find out 1.How will you be participating in Burning Man's "Green&...
by Chai Guy
Wed Jul 18, 2007 1:44 pm
Forum: Stories
Topic: Famous bands that have played at BM?
Replies: 71
Views: 17482

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String Cheese Incident
by Chai Guy
Sun Jul 15, 2007 12:34 pm
Forum: Philosophical Center
Topic: Business 2.0 Article
Replies: 344
Views: 88082

Hey Le Chat, I see your point, I do. But let's look at what's going on here, Google gets to use the logo on their homepage. Current TV gets their link on the Burning Man homepage. The companies who donate products to the green pavilion get their names mentioned in articles in business magazines, art...
by Chai Guy
Sat Jul 14, 2007 12:59 pm
Forum: Stories
Topic: Best & Worst Volunteer Experiences At Burning Man
Replies: 48
Views: 14754

Seriously, volunteer with Robbidobbs, she has the most important job of anyone at the event!

The future of the Burning Man is in her hands, help us Robbidobbs! Help us!
by Chai Guy
Sat Jul 14, 2007 12:54 pm
Forum: Philosophical Center
Topic: Business 2.0 Article
Replies: 344
Views: 88082

It's interesting, I just recently saw this video up on Youtube (notice the GOOGLE brand on the video?) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CNWb1iyOHEY It shows (presumably, I can't really authenticate it) that the pavilion is going to be directly under and around the man? Is that right? Now I know that *...
by Chai Guy
Fri Jul 13, 2007 12:08 am
Forum: Philosophical Center
Topic: Business 2.0 Article
Replies: 344
Views: 88082

Thanks for the brain snacks Andie. My Favorite quote? [quote]To use an analogy that could offend all concerned, what’s happening with Burning Man could be seen as if Burger King, after years of assuring its customers that flame-broiling burgers was the proper thing to do and one of its special dis...
by Chai Guy
Wed Jul 11, 2007 7:03 pm
Forum: Philosophical Center
Topic: Business 2.0 Article
Replies: 344
Views: 88082

I (really do) wonder if we'll be able to tell the difference between the two? What if we can't?


Again, it begs the question:

"Why do it in the first place?"
by Chai Guy
Wed Jul 11, 2007 7:01 pm
Forum: Philosophical Center
Topic: Green Paradox, Put up a Parking Lot!
Replies: 8
Views: 2133

actually, the land yacht thing has been tried before.
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by Chai Guy
Wed Jul 04, 2007 2:56 pm
Forum: Philosophical Center
Topic: Questions about illegal drugs at BM.
Replies: 135
Views: 44926

Chai Guy's Drug PSA for Burning Man 2007 Hey Kids! Drugs are bad Mmmmm.. kay?? If someone approaches you and asks you to "trade" one kind of drug for another kind of drug, that person is a police officer and he or she (yes, soemtimes they're hot chicks!) will arrest you (or more likely jus...
by Chai Guy
Wed Jul 04, 2007 2:38 pm
Forum: Bikes & Transportation
Topic: Riding in from Reno on a bike.
Replies: 12
Views: 2275

Here's a little info about 447 to keep in mind. It's 2 Lanes total. 2 very narrow lanes. No shoulder. None. At some points it's a culvert, other times it's soft sand, soft enough to sink a car up to it's axel (I know I've done it). It's not flat, there are several "blind rises" which make ...
by Chai Guy
Wed Jul 04, 2007 1:24 pm
Forum: Philosophical Center
Topic: How would you Corporate Jam Tribe
Replies: 12
Views: 2824

It might interest you to know that there was a lot of talk from the LLC in the past about just killing this board completely and "letting tribe take over". If not for Maid Marian, that's probably what would have happened. And yet this board and for that matter, this whole site, has pretty ...
by Chai Guy
Wed Jul 04, 2007 1:07 pm
Forum: Philosophical Center
Topic: Will the Org respond to the 2.0 controversy?
Replies: 193
Views: 54333

Bob, that church lady thing never ceases to bring a smile to my face. You know we had nothing to do with writing the "10 Principles" http://www.burningman.com/whatisburningman/about_burningman/principles.html or the "Mission Statement" http://www.burningman.com/whatisburningman/a...
by Chai Guy
Wed Jul 04, 2007 12:36 am
Forum: Philosophical Center
Topic: Will the Org respond to the 2.0 controversy?
Replies: 193
Views: 54333

I personally don't think what they said is really the issue per se. I'm more concerned about: Who needs branding? "I'm curious to see what happens at the intersection of art and technology," says B.J. Stanbery, CEO of Austin-based Heliovolt, a maker of thin-film photovoltaic solar cells. &...
by Chai Guy
Wed Jul 04, 2007 12:24 am
Forum: Philosophical Center
Topic: Business 2.0 Article
Replies: 344
Views: 88082

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by Chai Guy
Tue Jul 03, 2007 8:55 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: TATTOO ANTHROPOLOGIST TO BURN WITH DISCOVERY CHANNEL?
Replies: 112
Views: 21998

You know, I hate to say "I told you so" but....

http://eplaya.burningman.org/viewtopic.php?t=10142&highlight=discovery
by Chai Guy
Tue Jul 03, 2007 8:01 pm
Forum: Philosophical Center
Topic: Business 2.0 Article
Replies: 344
Views: 88082

Just to prove the point: I went to send an e-mail to "feedback@burningman.com" as listed here on the BM website on a page entitled "CONNECTING WITH THE COMMUNITY: Feedback Loop" (posted 9/21/2006) (see http://www.burningman.com/news/comm_feedback_06.html) the e-mail came back wi...
by Chai Guy
Mon Jul 02, 2007 11:02 am
Forum: Philosophical Center
Topic: Business 2.0 Article
Replies: 344
Views: 88082

It all boils down to "trust us" which I'm apparently not capable of. Apparently they don't trust each other either. Michael Mikel Sues Larry Harvey and John Law: http://johnlawspeaks.files.wordpress.com/2007/01/michael_mikel_arbitration_demand.pdf John Law Sues Micahel Mikel and Larry Har...
by Chai Guy
Thu May 03, 2007 4:06 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Cryptofishist!
Replies: 310
Views: 47994

Hey Everyone, My friend Da Bomb has offered to send fishy and audio message to her via the Burncast Podcast. Please call this number and leave a voicemail message for fishy and we'll make sure that she hears it, we'll burn a cd and mail it to her. 206-350-1416 I just sent her a card and left a voice...
by Chai Guy
Wed Feb 28, 2007 9:18 am
Forum: Stories
Topic: Interview with Brian Doherty, author "This is Burning M
Replies: 0
Views: 1101

Interview with Brian Doherty, author "This is Burning M

We speak to Brian Doherty, author of "This Is Burning Man," BURNcast met up with Doherty on January 28, 2007 in his home in Hollywood, California. In this interview we talk with Brian about his book, his experience at the event and his take on the recent John Law Lawsuit. This has been one...
by Chai Guy
Wed Feb 14, 2007 3:28 pm
Forum: Stories
Topic: Interview with Kernul Killbuck of Apokiliptika
Replies: 17
Views: 5020

Hey Dork, Have you tried just clicking on the "listen" button, it should deliver to you a real mp3 file. I'm pretty sure it's an actual mp3 file and not just an extension. also you can stream the audio from Burncasts Myspace page here: http://www.myspace.com/burncast to choose the Kernul K...
by Chai Guy
Thu Feb 08, 2007 10:47 pm
Forum: 2007 Theme
Topic: 21+ ID check at BM
Replies: 23
Views: 6439

Oh shit, loophole #2

(d) Possession in private clubs or private establishments


Sweet! Simply require that all patrons fill out a "membership" form and pledge to become a member in your "private club" and you're covered!
by Chai Guy
Thu Feb 08, 2007 10:44 pm
Forum: 2007 Theme
Topic: 21+ ID check at BM
Replies: 23
Views: 6439

5. The term does not include:
(a) Possession for an established religious purpose;


LOOPHOLE! Yay!

Just add the words "Temple" or "Church" in front of your bar and you can serve minors all day long!

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