The Gadget and the Burn

Cory Doctorow
Sep 5, 2014 · 11 min read

“Hey,” someone said behind me. “Hey, dude?”

“Fourth of Juplaya. It’s a July Fourth party in Black Rock. A lot like Burning Man used to be like, when ‘Safety Third’ was the guiding light and not just a joke. Much smaller and rougher, less locked down. More guns. More weird. Intense.”

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You see, this is the thing about burners. It’s like a religion for them. Gotta get everyone saved.

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The thing that surprised me most was how emotionally mature the offer was. I never knew how to climb down from stupid fights, which is why I was forty and single. “Deal,” I said.



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A Pandaemonium Revolver Collection.

Cory Doctorow

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A Pandaemonium Revolver Collection. Season 2 stars @anildash @alanalevinson @ftrain @hipstercrite @itsthebrandi @jamielaurenkeiles @vijithassar @yungrama @zeynep. Season 1 available on DVD shortly.

Cory Doctorow

Written by

Writer, blogger, activist. Blog: https://pluralistic.net; Mailing list: https://pluralistic.net/plura-list; Twitter: https://twitter.com/doctorow

The Message

A Pandaemonium Revolver Collection. Season 2 stars @anildash @alanalevinson @ftrain @hipstercrite @itsthebrandi @jamielaurenkeiles @vijithassar @yungrama @zeynep. Season 1 available on DVD shortly.

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