Video: Burning Man attracts thousands, whatever it is

Burning Man — the annual counter-culture festival in the Nevada desert — starts Aug. 30 day and concludes Labor Day.

It’s hard to explain what, exactly, Burning Man is, but we give it a shot in this video.

Sacramento Bee reporter Ed Fletcher, a veteran of several Burning Man gatherings in Nevada's Black Rock Desert, accepts help from other "burners" to explain the essence of the annual art and counterculture event that pulls tens of thousands of dev