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You Can Soon Get Your Hands on a Piece of Fyre Festival History: the Merch
Get your credit cards.
FuckJerry Reportedly Had Final Cut on Netflix’s Fyre Festival Documentary
The, Uh, Evian Guy From Netflix’s Fyre Festival Doc Is Getting His Own Show
How one anecdote can change your life.
6 Billy McFarland Stories That Should’ve Tipped Everyone Off About Fyre Fest
Ain’t no party like a Magnises party because a Magnises party gets shut down by the government.
A GoFundMe for the Fyre Fest Caterers Has Raised Over $160,000
Time to set right what scammers have wrought.
Those Fyre Festival Documentaries Really Struck a Nerve With Ja Rule
The co-organizer says he was “hustled, scammed, bamboozled, hood winked, lead astray!!!”
Which Fyre Festival Documentary Is Right for You?
Honestly, the Netflix and Hulu docs are both worth your time.
8 Takeaways From Hulu’s Surprise-Released Fyre Festival Doc
From what Ja Rule knew to Hulu shading Netflix’s rival doc.
Fyre Festival Goes Up in Flames All Over Again With New Netflix Doc
“Powerful models built this festival and then one picture of cheese on toast ripped down the festival.”
Fyre Festival Founder Billy McFarland Sentenced to 6 Years in Prison
The judge called him a “serial fraudster.”
Attorneys Say Fyre Festival Founder Should Get 20 Years Due to ‘Lack of Remorse’
They called him a “consummate con artist.”
Fyre Festival Founder Says Mental Illness Led Him to Commit Fraud
He has “delusional beliefs” according to a psych report.
here we go again
Dear God, There’s Another Scamming Music Festival
Fyre Festival’s Billy McFarland Arrested on Fraud Charges for Ticket Scam
Who is still buying things from this man?!
Revive Your Addiction to Fyre Fest News With the Coming Hulu Docuseries
Find out how it all went wrong.
Fyre Festival Founder Billy McFarland Pleads Guilty to Fraud
He could be sentenced to 40 years.
Of Course Fyre Festival Spent an Exorbitant Amount on a Yacht for Blink-182
And other nonsense.
respect the classics
This Classical Music Festival Just Had Its Very Own Fyre Festival-Like Implosion
“It was the most inept conducting I’ve probably ever seen, and that’s counting grad students.”
Fyre Festival Co-Creator Billy McFarland Arrested and Charged With Wire Fraud
Fyre Media racked up multiple lawsuits following its now-infamous failed music festival.
Fyre Festival Reportedly Under FBI Investigation for Fraud
The festival’s parent company, Fyre Media, faces allegations of “possible mail, wire and securities fraud.”
Fyre Festival Just Got Hit With Its Seventh Lawsuit
Seventh time’s the charm?
A Timeline of How Fyre Festival Became a Massive Failure
It all started with a plane pit stop.
Fyre Festival Scores a Hat Trick, Lawsuit-Wise
Two class-action suits were filed earlier this week.
Fyre Festival Has Already Been Hit With a $100 Million Class-Action Lawsuit
The lawsuit compares the festival to the
Bella Hadid Addresses Fyre Festival Fallout
Fans were not pleased.
Seth Rogen, the Lonely Island Tease New Movie About Fyre Festival–Type Fiasco
A story of what happens when you pop too hard.
Fyre Festival Co-organizer Admits His Team Wasn’t ‘Experienced Enough’
“There wasn’t water or sewage. It was almost like we tried building a city out of nothing.”
Famous Guests Were Reportedly Warned Not to Go to Fyre Festival in Advance
“They called all the A-list names and the modeling agencies and told them not to come.”
Ja Rule’s Fyre Fest Is the Breaking Point for Luxury Festival Experiences
There’s a comfort ceiling, and with Fyre’s disaster showing, it may have been reached.
Ja Rule’s Luxury Fyre Festival Postponed Amid Reports of ‘Mass Chaos’
“There are no villas, just a disaster tent city.”