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How Fyre Festival Almost Ruined My Life – Twice

We went to the Bahamas to catch up with Maryann Rolle, the caterer who lost most of her life savings trying to feed attendees of the disastrous event.
VICE Staff
5.15.19
fyre festival

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
4.29.19
bars

Of Course There’s a Fyre Festival Pop-Up Bar Now

For two weeks in May, a Chicago bar promises palm trees, tents, and “gourmet cheese sandwiches.”
Bettina Makalintal
4.5.19
coffee

The 'Fyre Festival of French Press' Crowdfunded $3 Million But Never Delivered

After three fully funded campaigns, Rite Press says it's running out of money and just needs a little more.
Bettina Makalintal
2.15.19
Important Questions Raised By...

The Hidden Art of Ordering the Names on a Festival Line-up

We speak to festival bookers and managers about why, in lineup release season, font size really does matter.
Danny Wright
2.12.19
Food

Pizza Chain Introduces $25 'Festival Pyzza' Slice That Is Intentionally as Shitty as Fyre Fest

Hopefully you won't have to suck dick to get some Evian to wash it down.
Jelisa Castrodale
2.4.19
fyre festival

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
1.22.19
Film

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
1.16.19
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
3.12.18
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
3.7.18
In Memoriam

Things We Can Leave Behind in 2017

Sayonara! Thanks a lot for sucking!
Noisey UK Staff
1.2.18
Food

I Went to The Giant Cheeseboard, London's Answer to Fyre Festival

It stunk, etc, etc.
Hannah J Davies
12.18.17
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