“As Goes Black Rock City, So Goes the World” Herodotus
Burning Man is in full fledged freak out mode.
Don’t buy the calm, slightly sarcastic repose of the Burning Man organizers. They are shaking in their dusty black boots.
Burning Man is having a crisis not seen since Larry Harvey decided to hold the Burn of 1916 in Verdun in an ill conceived scheme to save money on fireworks.
Here is but a short list of press reports documenting that event in the desert slightly north of Reno slow decent into chaos:
Tickets are sold out and Burners are rioting
The Man has been exposed as being foreign born