Tag: Missed Connections

Coachella’s Craigslist Cravings

To most, Craigslist is a useful online market to buy/sell used electronic equipment, residential spaces, musical instruments, concert tickets, gardening tools, or Lorpen Merino Wool ankle socks. However, some are in the market for their more ‘intimate’ needs. Most are familiar with the online ‘Missed Connections‘ after festivals such as Burning Man: where sad romantics can congregate in search of their lost lovers – pleading the spiritual connection that ensued and all that bull shit. However, there are many who use use Craigslist as a quasi-Tinder-escort communication platform in the hopes to lose their godforsaken virginity. Some of the offers on here are ruthless. We are not ... Read more

The Missed Connections Of Burning Man

A few months ago we highlighted some of the “Missed Connections” that went down in Las Vegas’ Electric Daisy Carnival. With the general hilarity of that find, we jumped at the chance to see what the Burning Man faithful were up to post burn….and, to our (non) surprise, Craigslist’s slew of examples for a love-that-could-have-been are plentiful, hilarious, and oh so Burning Man. See also: The Missed Connections Of Electric Daisy Carnival While the EDC ads leaned more towards the skeavy and creepy, Burning Man’s offers a delightful insight into the complicated mind of the elusive burner, a different species ... Read more