(Probably not a) Public Service Announcement – Prepare for the Weather!

The desert can kill you. Photo by Ubub92

This is the second in a series of PSA’s for playa radio station BMIR that emerged out of too much bourbon and sexual tension.

BMIR staff tell me that my PSA’s are being reviewed carefully because they’re “kind of inaccurate and vaguely hostile,” so be warned.

Today’s lesson:  Prepare for the Weather!  (It’s gonna be brutal out there!)

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Enjoy!  And if there’s a topic you’d like me to produce a PSA for, drop me a line.

Caveat is the Volunteer Coordinator for Media Mecca at Burning Man.  His opinions are in no way statements of the Burning Man organization.  Contact him at Caveat (at) Burningman.com

About the author: Caveat Magister

Caveat grew up wanting to be a Russian novelist, but the closest he ever came was getting personally insulted by the first democratically elected president of Poland. Now the volunteer coordinator for Burning Man's Media Team (itself a volunteer position), Caveat has been messing with Burners for the last five years, and has a hard time believing some of the stuff they've let him get away with. He is a publisher at Omnibucket.com, served as editor of Chicken John’s philosophical autobiography “The Book of the Is,” and archives his publications and personal blogs at www.TheWachsGallery.com.

4 thoughts on “(Probably not a) Public Service Announcement – Prepare for the Weather!

  • OMG THIS IS AWESOME!
    First I was like, “Aww man, they are going to tell me how horrible the dust is going to be again. What a bummer” then I was all like “meh, maybe I’ll listen to it anyways” and then I was like, “LOLZ – ‘what kind of psychopaths’… ‘screw this! don’t come to Burning Man!’… SO FUNNY! YOU GUYS ROCK!”

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  • Alkaline dust is not acidic. It is alkaline.

    al·ka·line/ˈalkəlin/
    Adjective:
    Having the properties of an alkali, or containing alkali; having a pH GREATER than 7.

    a·cid·ic/əˈsidik/
    Adjective:
    Having the properties of an acid, or containing acid; having a pH BELOW 7.

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  • I’m glad that BMIR is finally being censored for accuracy. It took a lot of time and effort to get the pirate radio stations off the playa that were talking smack about the BMorg. Now finally, the community will have one singular message for everyone – that we’re awesome!

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