Stories of the wild ’90s and the formation of DPW from Burning Man’s first storytelling fellowship recipient, Tony “Coyote” Perez-Banuet, Superintendent of Black Rock City.
This is an excerpt from Coyote’s upcoming book about this pivotal era in the history of Burning Man. These chapters comprise Part I: Inferno.
- “An early taste of death is not necessarily a bad thing.” — Charles Bukowski We were all accustomed to being fooled by the sorcery of the Black Rock Desert with its shimmer and slant, but a small raining cloud hovering overhead like a balloon on a string was spooky. The rest of the sky was vast …Read More
- “Hello — I’m from KTVN Channel 2 News in Reno, and we’re here to film some of your performance. I am told that Pepe Ozan would be around here. Are you him?” A news lady from Reno stepped out of the darkness with her camera crew and approached Pepe. Aliens from another planet would not …Read More
- “Madness need not be all breakdown. It may also be breakthrough.” — R. D. Laing I sat cross-legged in front of my tent watching the radiant edge of the sun peep up from behind the mountains. Its rays were being choked through the black smokes of the wreckage of Black Rock City making it a dark …Read More
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