In case anyone missed it, Burning Man has a new, nuttier ticket policy this year. Instead of just raising ticket prices to match market demand they’re going with an odd “lottery” system that will randomly assign you a price or tell you you’re out of luck and can’t have a ticket. Ugh.
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The prototype is coming along nicely. I really think I’ll have it working for the burn.
I only took a few but here they are in all their polaroid splendor, plus some from Will:
Prohibitively expensive but still, very cool Glow Fur:
As an odd coincidence with this year’s Burning Man theme, the great film Metropolis has been restored with an additional 30 minutes of lost footage and is being re-released this year. See this article about it. I bet Rotwang never looked so good!
It was pricey and took a while to find, but I finally have the 1973 booklet that details how to make a working mist shower (dubbed a “fog gun” by Buckminister Fuller). The book has lots of testing details on various nozzles and configurations so with any luck I’ll actually be able to build one this year.
Is this incredible or what! The Tauntaun Sleeping bag!
EyeClops – Cheap toy night vision goggles.
They have a narrow depth and are mono-visual but for $50 they would be fun and cheap enough to be loose-able on the playa.
This is the evil scientist Rotwang from the film Metropolis. I’m determined to fit Rotwang somewhere into my Burning Man 2010 experience DESPITE the moniker’s unfortunate connotations at a festival with such large post-revel STD problems…