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The Full Story of the Legendary Fyre Festival Cheese Sandwich

Why did only one photo go viral? Was that really the only food available? For the two-year anniversary of the spectacularly disastrous event, we did a deep dive to answer those questions.
Amelia Tait

Outdoor Festivals Need to Sell Out to Survive

Do smaller, niche festivals stand a fighting chance in a world of mega concerts?
Kevin Spurgaitis
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Ja Rule Is Planning a New Music Festival That Is Definitely Not a Scam

Oh Ja Rule, what are we gonna do with you?
Taylor Hosking
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Ten Lessons We Took Away from That Fyre Documentary, 'Fyre'

How much of it is about the mouthwash scene? Quite a lot of it is about the mouthwash scene.
VICE Staff

Inside the Making of the New Fyre Festival Documentary

"The thing that the founder, Billy, wanted more than anything – in my opinion – was to be in the middle of it all. He wanted to be The Guy."
Niloufar Haidari
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Fyre Fest's founder is going to prison, but the spirit of his scam lives on

Founder Billy McFarland was still pursuing business deals while out on bail, and Fyre Fest attendees are still getting offers.
Gabrielle Bluestone
Noisey News

Fyre Festival's Billy McFarland Has To Pay Investors $26 Million

The ruling came from a Manhattan court on Friday 9 March.
Lauren O'Neill
Noisey News

Fyre Festival Promoter Billy McFarland Bought Blink-182 a $160k Yacht

So obviously I thought of a bunch of other shit he could've spent the money on instead.
Lauren O'Neill
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Burning Man warns Fyre Festival attendees about fake ticket scam

Organizers say tickets being offered Fyre Fest attendees are fake
Gabrielle Bluestone
The Fyre Next Time

Fyre Festival attendees are worried they're getting scammed again

People still on the Fyre Festival email list are getting new offers to mingle with celebrities — for a price
Gabrielle Bluestone
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You Can Relive the Fyre Fest Shitshow All Over Again with a New Docuseries

The upcoming multi-part doc promises to "expose what went wrong and who is to blame."
River Donaghey
Noisey News

Fyre Festival's Billy McFarland Pleads Not Guilty to Charges of Fraud

He responded in court on Monday to two counts of wire fraud and two counts of making false statements to a bank.
Noisey Staff