The culmination of the hippie/tech bro “let’s all take lots of drugs and have sex in the desert” festival known as Burning Man ended with a man literally catching on fire after he ran into a massive wall of flames.
Aaron Joel Mitchell, 41, apparently broke through two layers of security to run right into the giant effigy that was engulfed in flames, which festival organizers light on fire to signal the end of the event.
“We don’t know if it was intentional on his part or if it was just kind of induced by drugs. We’re not sure of that yet,” Nevada’s Pershing County Sheriff Jerry Allen told CBS News.
I’m leaning towards it was intentional.
The photos of Mitchell on fire, besides being disturbing and insane, will probably make a great poster for an upcoming D.A.R.E. campaign.
I mean, seriously, don’t do drugs, kiddos.
— ElectronicMusic News (@DJ_world25) September 5, 2017
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