fyre festival

fyre festival

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
2.15.19
fyre festival

Ten Lessons We Took Away from Netflix's Fyre Festival Documentary

A lot of this is about the mouthwash scene.
VICE Staff
1.22.19
Film

Behind the Scenes of Netflix's 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
1.17.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

The Fyre Festival Scam Continues

We talk about why last year's attendees may still be getting duped on this episode of 'The VICE Guide to Right Now' podcast.
VICE Staff
1.24.18
Food

London's Cheese Festival Was an Epic Fail

"The Giant Cheeseboard boasted some of the worst organization seen since Ja Rule’s near-fatal Fyre Festival and ended up as little more than a Twitter punchline."
Hannah J Davies
12.18.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

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
11.1.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

New York's Fyre Fest of Pizza Is Now Under Investigation

Attendees reportedly paid as much as $75 for cold, bite-sized slices and cheap red wine. Now New York's Attorney General is investigating.
Drew Schwartz
9.12.17
thump news

Blink-182's Matt Skiba Said He Used Witchcraft to Sabotage Fyre Fest

"I consider myself a pagan and a witch. With every inch of my energy I wanted Fyre not to happen."
Alexander Iadarola
7.11.17
thump news

Fyre Festival Creator Billy McFarland Arrested and Charged with Wire Fraud

If convicted, McFarland could face up to 20 years in jail.
Britt Julious
7.1.17
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

ISIS claims responsibility for deadly bombing at Ariana Grande concert, Trump reportedly asked top intel officials to deny Russia links, three new lawsuits launched against FOX News, and more.
VICE Staff
5.23.17
thump news

Fyre Festival Investors Take Event Organizers to Court

Thee organizers borrowed up to $7 million in the weeks proceeding the failed festival.
Alexander Iadarola
5.17.17
Can't Handle the Truth

Fake News Was Weirdly Fun This Week

Prince Philip is alive, and a lot of other online hoaxes were actually amusing.
Mike Pearl
5.6.17
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