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Fyre Festival

  1. the law
    You Can Soon Get Your Hands on a Piece of Fyre Festival History: the MerchGet your credit cards.
  2. science of us
    Why We Can’t Get Enough of ScamsMillions of us are hooked on Fyre Festival, Elizabeth Holmes, and Dirty John, but what drives our fixation?
  3. scams
    Jerry Media Reportedly Had Final Cut on Netflix’s Fyre Festival DocumentaryHmmm.
  4. scams
    FuckJerry Reportedly Had Final Cut on Netflix’s Fyre Festival DocumentaryHmmm.
  5. second acts
    The, Uh, Evian Guy From Netflix’s Fyre Festival Doc Is Getting His Own ShowHow one anecdote can change your life.
  6. scam artists
    6 Billy McFarland Stories That Should’ve Tipped Everyone Off About Fyre FestAin’t no party like a Magnises party because a Magnises party gets shut down by the government.
  7. fyre festival
    A GoFundMe for the Fyre Fest Caterers Has Raised Over $160,000Time to set right what scammers have wrought.
  8. fyre fraud
    Those Fyre Festival Documentaries Really Struck a Nerve With Ja RuleThe co-organizer says he was “hustled, scammed, bamboozled, hood winked, lead astray!!!”
  9. tv review
    Which Fyre Festival Documentary Is Right for You?Honestly, the Netflix and Hulu docs are both worth your time.
  10. takeaways
    8 Takeaways From Hulu’s Surprise-Released Fyre Festival DocFrom what Ja Rule knew to Hulu shading Netflix’s rival doc.
  11. fyre festival forever
    Fyre Festival Is Dead, But Its Chaotic Energy Lives OnCompeting documentary alert.
  12. fyre festival
    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.”
  13. scams
    Fyre Festival Founder Billy McFarland Sentenced to 6 Years in PrisonThe judge called him a “serial fraudster.”
  14. scams
    Attorneys Say Fyre Festival Founder Should Get 20 Years Due to ‘Lack of Remorse’They called him a “consummate con artist.”
  15. scams
    Fyre Festival Founder Says Mental Illness Led Him to Commit FraudHe has “delusional beliefs” according to a psych report.
  16. summer of scam
    Anna Delvey May Have Scammed the Fyre Festival FounderShe allegedly refused to leave Billy McFarland’s Soho office for months.
  17. here we go again
    Dear God, There’s Another Scamming Music FestivalFyre 2.0.
  18. select all
    Tanacon Was a Fyre Festival for the YouTube Set“We just ended up driving home with nothing but broke bank accounts and sunburns.”
  19. scams
    Fyre Festival Organizer Allegedly Sold Fake Met Gala Tickets While Out on BailHe’s accused of selling fake tickets to events like the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show and Coachella.
  20. Fyre Festival’s Billy McFarland Arrested on Fraud Charges for Ticket ScamWho is still buying things from this man?!
  21. epic fails
    Revive Your Addiction to Fyre Fest News With the Coming Hulu DocuseriesFind out how it all went wrong.
  22. fyre festival
    Fyre Festival Founder Billy McFarland Pleads Guilty to FraudHe could be sentenced to 40 years.
  23. fyre festival
    Of Course Fyre Festival Spent an Exorbitant Amount on a Yacht for Blink-182And other nonsense.
  24. 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.”
  25. hexes
    Blink-182’s Matt Skiba Says He Ruined the Fyre Festival With WitchcraftAs good an explanation as any.
  26. Fyre Festival Co-Creator Billy McFarland Arrested and Charged With Wire FraudFyre Media racked up multiple lawsuits following its now-infamous failed music festival.
  27. Fyre Festival Reportedly Under FBI Investigation for FraudThe festival’s parent company, Fyre Media, faces allegations of “possible mail, wire and securities fraud.”
  28. investigations
    Fyre Festival Reportedly Under FBI Investigation for FraudThe festival’s parent company, Fyre Media, faces allegations of “possible mail, wire and securities fraud.”
  29. courts
    Fyre Festival Just Got Hit With Its Seventh LawsuitSeventh time’s the charm?
  30. Fyre Festival Organizers Sent Cease-and-Desist Letters to Social-Media CriticsAccording to a new lawsuit.
  31. A Timeline of How Fyre Festival Became a Massive FailureIt all started with a plane pit stop.
  32. fyre festival
    Fyre Festival Scores a Hat Trick, Lawsuit-WiseTwo class-action suits were filed earlier this week.
  33. spring break frat party
    Fyre Festival Organizers Reportedly Blew Early Funding on Models and YachtsOf course.
  34. great fyre festival disaster
    Now Fyre Festival Organizers Are Being Sued for Tricking People Into AttendingThis one claims organizers tricked people into attending the event.
  35. Fyre Festival Has Already Been Hit With a $100 Million Class-Action LawsuitThe lawsuit compares the festival to the Hunger Games.
  36. lawsuits
    Fyre Festival Has Already Been Hit With a $100 Million Class-Action LawsuitThe lawsuit compares the festival to the Hunger Games.
  37. fyre festival
    Bella Hadid Addresses Fyre Festival FalloutFans were not pleased.
  38. fyre festival
    Bella Hadid Addresses Fyre Festival FalloutFans were not pleased.
  39. fyre festival
    This Model Narrowly Missed the Fyre Festival NightmareShe shared her tale with The Hollywood Reporter.
  40. in development
    Seth Rogen, the Lonely Island Tease New Movie About Fyre Festival–Type FiascoA story of what happens when you pop too hard.
  41. fyre festival
    This Fyre Festival Apology Is As Extra As You’d Expect“We thought we were ready, but then everyone arrived.”
  42. fyre fire
    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.”
  43. warnings
    I Worked at Fyre Festival. It Was Always Going to Be a Disaster.“We were standing in an empty gravel pit trying to figure out how to build a festival village from scratch”
  44. music festivals
    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.”
  45. Ja Rule’s Fyre Fest Is the Breaking Point for Luxury Festival ExperiencesThere’s a comfort ceiling, and with Fyre’s disaster showing, it may have been reached.
  46. Presenting: The Bleakest Tweets From Ja Rule’s Failed Fyre FestivalInstead of the luxury cabanas it promised, the event used disaster-relief tents.
  47. disasters
    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.”
  48. Presenting: The Bleakest Tweets From Ja Rule’s Failed Fyre FestivalInstead of the luxury cabanas it promised, the event used disaster-relief tents.
  49. reflections
    Life Lessons From the Great Fyre Festival DisasterWhat we can all learn from a luxury music festival gone bust.
  50. Ja Rule’s Luxury Fyre Festival Postponed Amid Reports of ‘Mass Chaos’“There are no villas, just a disaster tent city.”