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Joseph Gordon-Levitt's brother, Burning Dan, dies

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Dan Gordon-Levitt, nicknamed Burning Dan for his presence at the annual Burning Man arts festival and older brother of actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt, has died of undisclosed causes. The actor announced his brother’s passing on Twitter on Tuesday night, and posted a tribute on their multimedia company website, “BURNING dAN brightly embodied that bold beastly bliss sometimes referred to as the ‘creative spirit.’ He was my chief collaborator on the foundational incarnations of hitRECord.org over the years and continues to inspire us ever the more.” A free spirit born in 1974, Burning Dan described himself as a “Flow artist, photographer, swashbuckler, computer programmer, pyrophiliac, experientialist, didgeridooer, and global citizen bent on saving the world with panache.

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