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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
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
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
2.14.19
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
2.1.19
Listen

Straight Fyre for Two Hours, But With Mechs

What could possibly go wrong?
Rob Zacny
2.1.19
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
Noisey News

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

The ruling came from a Manhattan court on Friday, March 9.
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
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
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