1) a large
festival held in the black rock desert of northern nevada every august, creating temporarily the 4th largest city in the state.
2) the man itself; a large
of a man, made of wood, lined with
neon lights, which is the centerpiece of the city and the festival, and is ceremonially burned
to the ground at the end of the festival. the symbolism of the burning is highly subjective
see also Burning Man
jesse from dirt first: "whoever stays up in this tree will
be making a sacrifice. you can't come
down for anything; not a phish
concert, not even BurningMan."
lisa simpson: "i'll do it!"