Burning Man Leadership visits Capitol Hill..

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Burning Man Leadership visits Capitol Hill..

Postby Progress » Mon Apr 30, 2012 11:45 pm

Burning Man Leadership visits Capitol Hill...

[url]http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0412/75759.html [/url]

with video interview of Larry & Marian & Patty & Doug Taphouse

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Re: Burning Man Leadership visits Capitol Hill..

Postby FIGJAM » Tue May 01, 2012 7:20 am

Progress wrote:Burning Man Leadership visits Capitol Hill...

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with video interview of Larry & Marian & Patty & Doug Taphouse




http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0412/75759.html
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Re: Burning Man Leadership visits Capitol Hill..

Postby some seeing eye » Tue May 01, 2012 8:22 am

While that video may be exciting to BM insiders, it is a perfect example on why the org should reach out to PR professionals in their network to help explain the event in a way that is digestible to the addressed audience (without spiking ticket demand).

It is an opportunity to reach out to key PnP participants who can and do operate in circles connected to DC.

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Postby Simon of the Playa » Tue May 01, 2012 8:45 am

Larry is my Hero!!!


i used to stutter too....
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Re: Burning Man Leadership visits Capitol Hill..

Postby Dr. Pyro » Tue May 01, 2012 8:48 am

Jesus, Larry sounds positively retarded. And you would think the BMOrg could afford a better dental plan rather than the medival English system they must now be using. Really, listening to The Hat, if he sounded any more stupid they would have to water him twice a week.

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Postby Simon of the Playa » Tue May 01, 2012 8:53 am

he and i are anti-dentites as well....
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Re: Burning Man Leadership visits Capitol Hill..

Postby Bin Noddin » Tue May 01, 2012 9:07 am

I thought he was cute. Three other people were interviewed as well, so I hope you keep watching.
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Postby Simon of the Playa » Tue May 01, 2012 9:09 am

i liked the gentleman at the end from DC who had never ever THOUGHT about being an artist until he went in 2008..

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Postby lemur » Tue May 01, 2012 9:16 am

Simon of the Playa wrote:i liked the gentleman at the end from DC who had never ever THOUGHT about being an artist until he went in 2008..

Great Stuff.


no nose needed?


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Re: Burning Man Leadership visits Capitol Hill..

Postby Bin Noddin » Tue May 01, 2012 9:19 am

Simon of the Playa wrote:i liked the gentleman at the end from DC who had never ever THOUGHT about being an artist until he went in 2008..

Great Stuff.

Doug Taphouse. I helped a little with his giant toy project here in Silver Spring. It's how the playa sets people on fire.
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Re: Burning Man Leadership visits Capitol Hill..

Postby H.G.Crosby » Tue May 01, 2012 9:24 am

the video is kinda like Larry's themes.


at first you think, "gee that's fucking stupid", then much later you realize it was brilliant and almost prescient.
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Re: Burning Man Leadership visits Capitol Hill..

Postby Lord Of Ruin » Tue May 01, 2012 2:18 pm

Dr. Pyro wrote:Jesus, Larry sounds positively retarded. And you would think the BMOrg could afford a better dental plan rather than the medival English system they must now be using. Really, listening to The Hat, if he sounded any more stupid they would have to water him twice a week.


Seriously. No offense to him, but as a guy that had exceedingly poor dental care as a child, there are solutions (that aren't dentures) that can fix all that shit up, pain free in just a couple visits. That mouth just gives me the creeps and really cannot be comfortable at all.
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Re: Burning Man Leadership visits Capitol Hill..

Postby Elderberry » Tue May 01, 2012 2:31 pm

Lord Of Ruin wrote:
Dr. Pyro wrote:Jesus, Larry sounds positively retarded. And you would think the BMOrg could afford a better dental plan rather than the medival English system they must now be using. Really, listening to The Hat, if he sounded any more stupid they would have to water him twice a week.


Seriously. No offense to him, but as a guy that had exceedingly poor dental care as a child, there are solutions (that aren't dentures) that can fix all that shit up, pain free in just a couple visits. That mouth just gives me the creeps and really cannot be comfortable at all.

And he could easily afford it. All he'd have to do is raise the cost of tickets by $1.00
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Postby theCryptofishist » Tue May 01, 2012 4:11 pm

I'm no fan of the man, but I really have trouble with adding to the obsession with Mr. Harvey's supposedly 1%er lifestyle. Every year we get people attacking him for his wealth and exploitation of the burner population--at least in their over-heated imaginations. I'd rather not play that game.
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Re: Burning Man Leadership visits Capitol Hill..

Postby Sham » Tue May 01, 2012 4:25 pm

It's very possible that if he were more polished, had a fine suit and a full mouthful of shiny white teeth, he would be a movie star or an investment banker and not the guy who started up this incredible festival.

I enjoyed watching the video of him (warts and all) because I got a chance to see the real man who has done more to change the world than most of us ever will. Just a regular Joe!

I truly have more respect for him and the BM gang than I did before. I think I'll go and watch that video again!

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Postby junglesmacks » Tue May 01, 2012 5:17 pm

"It’s also thrown a wrench in the organization’s efforts to win a five-year permit from Uncle Sam"


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Postby knowmad » Tue May 01, 2012 11:14 pm

So those that cant count tickets are now skeezing with the ones that cant count votes.
Hope they don't start excanging budget ideas.
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Re: Burning Man Leadership visits Capitol Hill..

Postby Simon of the Playa » Fri May 04, 2012 12:08 pm

RIGHT ON, LARRY!

“Urban renewal? We’re qualified. We’ve built up and torn down cities for 20 years,” says Harvey. “Cities everywhere are calling for artists, and it’s a blank slate there, blocks and blocks. ... We want to extend the civil experiment — to see if business and art can coincide and not maim one another.”
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Re: Burning Man Leadership visits Capitol Hill..

Postby Ugly Dougly » Fri May 04, 2012 12:34 pm

No cellphones? O rly?

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Re: Burning Man Leadership visits Capitol Hill..

Postby Ugly Dougly » Fri May 04, 2012 12:38 pm

Simon of the Playa wrote:Larry is my Hero!!!


i used to stutter too....

Your president does as well, but I think he uses it as a rhetorical device.

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Re: Burning Man Leadership visits Capitol Hill..

Postby Simon of the Playa » Fri May 04, 2012 12:44 pm

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