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Thieves Are Just Nice People on Drugs at Burning Man

Not working is all in a day's work at Burning Man. Photo: papertygre / FlickrBurning Man is back. Are you ready? Veteran Burner Deborah Schoeneman shares her essential information. It took years of experience to master it all.BURNING MAN, Nevada – So you're going to Burning Man for the first time?I hope you got a ticket. If you didn't, you may have to shell out major cash to get one off Craigslist — if you're lucky. And that's not where the money drain will end.I first started going to...

Four Days In The Squall Of A Superfight

LAS VEGAS, Nev.—“Man, I’m usually in a suit, but it’s too fucking hot today,” a scalper told me a few hours before the big fight. It truly was too fucking hot. A police dog had to wear booties to protect his feet. This particular scalper was forced halfway inside, working the buffer area between the two sets of doors that separate the unsympathetic Mojave Desert heat from the air-conditioned artifice of the Monte Carlo casino floor. Tourists stumbled in for refuge and the chance to lose $20...

Timecop1983 Surfs a Dreamwave to a Neon Past with 'Reflections'

Timecop1983, is a practised master, retro-drenched in nostalgic chimes of the synth. Hailing from Eindhoven in the Netherlands, Leenaerts has been in awe of the 80s, the decade that bore the electronic music dawn. Cutting his teeth on DOS-based software, Scream Tracker, which he experimented with everything from hip-hop to minimal techno, before settling on synth based Dreamwave. Taking his inspiration from artists like Miami Nights 1984, College, Waveshaper and Sunglasses Kid.He manages to...