We take note of a recent festival held on the Moapa River reservation, an event that bills itself as “Burning Man for the 1%”, or Further Future.
Google CEO Eric Schmidt offers the following assessment: “This is a high percentage of San Francisco entrepreneurs, and they tend to be winners. It’s a curated, self-selected group of adults who have jobs. You can tell by the percentage of trailers.”
In prose demonstrating that the grotesque delusions adrift within contemporary reality will always defeat any attempt at satire, here are a few selections from the website self-description, intercut with images taken from this – ahem – curated assembly of self-selected winners. Captions added by DP:
A report in the Guardian describes the following scene, as gag-worthy as fatty foie gras: