Erik Davis and Burning Man

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Erik Davis and Burning Man

Post by InDidgeInUs » Wed Apr 06, 2011 9:15 pm

Ever since I began reading his work several years ago, I've always enjoyed Erik Davis' writings, especially his reflections on the playa. One of my favorite authors at the moment, actually. Im curious about other people's thoughts and sentiments towards Davis and his work on Burning Man. Hey, someone's gotta do it.

Here is a link to his website if you would like to check out some of his work:
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Post by TomServo » Thu Apr 07, 2011 7:54 am

I have no idea who Erik Davis is, or what he stands for, but, Burning Man is everyones playground. If you feel he should be introduced, introduce him to us.
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Post by Dr. Pyro » Thu Apr 07, 2011 8:38 am

Didn't Erik Davis play the outfield for the Cincinnati Reds?

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Post by Bounce530 » Thu Apr 07, 2011 9:36 am

I wear Ben Davis shorts out there.
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Post by brighteststar » Sun Jun 19, 2011 7:38 am

he is a great writer.check out charles eisenstein also.he is on reality sandwich and his works "the ascent of humanity" (available for free on the web) and "sacred economics" are quite good

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Post by Isotopia » Sun Jun 19, 2011 7:07 pm

Erik Davis is the father of my child.

Please, please PM me with any other details I might use to contact him.

Child services are standing by.

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Post by Simon of the Playa » Mon Jun 20, 2011 7:58 am

erik davis is not so clever at shameless self promotion.
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Post by gyre » Mon Jun 20, 2011 8:35 am

I thought he played sax for the Bobby Blue Trio?

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Re: Erik Davis and Burning Man

Post by The Chinese » Tue Jul 12, 2011 10:04 am

Actually, for those who don't know, Erik Davis, along with Mark Nichols, wrote an Rock Opera called "Strange Weather: How to survive the Apocalypse". It's also commonly called the Burning Opera. It's is a Fantastic Show, and had a very successful Run in San Francisco, and is currently running in Los Angeles, as the Syrup Loft in Downtown. Erik narrates the show as a Snarky Megaphoned Rabbit, and it is Funny, Poignant, Rude, and all the stuff you'd see a the burn... So I'd say I'm a fan, and most who take the time to read his works would also most likely find a deep connection.

For The Record, I am involved in the L.A. Production, so I apologize if this comes off as a sell... It's not my intention. My involvement is in the Technical support, so I'm not a performer on this, but I have stood back and watched it with amazement.

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