The yahoo factor was near zilch this year, one corset-clad attendee commented to her partner, and most longtimers agreed that the economy’s impact on attendance was a good thing, flattening the event’s skyrocketing attendance while also reducing the number of newcomers and looky-loos.
“The real diehards are here,” said Marque Cornblatt, who brought his “Waterboy” outfit, a see-through suit filled with several hundred pounds of water. “(There are) amazingly huge artworks and camps here, but fewer people to see them. But that’s fine; it means more things per person to see.”
Find the whole thing silly?