The Failure of Fyre Festival


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  • Trix aRiaz
    Trix aRiaz  10 hours back

    Fyre Cay started on my birthday, fun

    • Kaycee Whitham
      Kaycee Whitham  11 hours back


      • Matthew Sawczyn
        Matthew Sawczyn  20 hours back

        The two documentaries on this are fascinating and horrific

        • Shane
          Shane  1 days back

          How in gods name does a $500+ ticket cover food, transportation, and a luxury hotel set on a private island in the Bahamas for two weeks?

          • Snake Gum
            Snake Gum  2 days back

            Why does Billy remind me of MundaneMatt?

            • Jack Davenport
              Jack Davenport  2 days back

              I think this is the best internet historian video ever, and a much better explanation of what happened than the Netflix documentary

              • Crank Lake
                Crank Lake  2 days back

                Who else is just binging his videos?

                • memelord
                  memelord  2 days back

                  Fyre Cay
                  More like...

                  *Fyre Gay*

                  • NoSignal.VA33
                    NoSignal.VA33  2 days back

                    Yay rust clip

                    • ThatAnnoyingOne
                      ThatAnnoyingOne  2 days back

                      Festival is closed due to aids

                      • 50cal.
                        50cal.  2 days back

                        Did you really go to the Fyre Festival?? 😂😂

                        • XYZ
                          XYZ  2 days back

                          dumb normies

                          • PJ
                            PJ  3 days back

                            The type of people who went to this deserved it. "Pimpin' Yo Bling Instagram Yoga Pants" Fuckfaces.

                            • Devon Rusinek
                              Devon Rusinek  3 days back

                              rip electric sun 19

                              • Nolan Is Innocent
                                Nolan Is Innocent  3 days back

                                Really? You thought you'd get an all inclusive 2 week trip for $500?? *smh*
                                Yeah, I'd hide my identity too.

                                • rk 2017
                                  rk 2017  3 days back

                                  they fucking deserved it

                                  • ipissed
                                    ipissed  3 days back

                                    2:39 That guy ROFL. 😂

                                    • Filthy Greedy YouTube Executive

                                      I feel bad for Billy

                                      • Filthy Greedy YouTube Executive

                                        Why you gotta play heart aching castaway music like that?

                                        • shift
                                          shift  3 days back

                                          What’s the film at the end

                                          • MAGNUM DONG
                                            MAGNUM DONG  3 days back

                                            So chads or thots got scammed? I dig that.

                                            • Ren G
                                              Ren G  3 days back

                                              i need that random dancing guy's instagram

                                              • Gecko Waffle
                                                Gecko Waffle  3 days back

                                                There’s a mushroom on billy McFarland's shirt

                                                • Minimal Grammar
                                                  Minimal Grammar  4 days back

                                                  The funniest part of this is that you went.

                                                  • Toastiexx12
                                                    Toastiexx12  4 days back

                                                    I have a lot of sympathy for those who went though this. Then to have people just laugh it off your suffering...

                                                    • Louis Johnson
                                                      Louis Johnson  4 days back

                                                      "You see, when the chips are down, these civilized people - they'll eat each other."

                                                      • Kaos Ruin
                                                        Kaos Ruin  4 days back


                                                        • kiddhkane
                                                          kiddhkane  4 days back

                                                          Won't anyone mention how the guy, "good boy" managed to frame Ja Rule for all the lies?

                                                          • Fluffle Puffle
                                                            Fluffle Puffle  4 days back

                                                            Billy McFarland is incarcerated at FCI Elkton, Ohio until 2024.

                                                            • morgan priest
                                                              morgan priest  4 days back

                                                              Jesus Christ this was worse than rainfurrest and tumblrcon combined imo

                                                              • zrifepsych
                                                                zrifepsych  4 days back

                                                                What's the song plays at 1:05?

                                                              • gaurd3
                                                                gaurd3  5 days back

                                                                3:27 That’s that game in a nutshell.

                                                                • Trolly Trollsteen
                                                                  Trolly Trollsteen  5 days back

                                                                  Watching rich spoiled kids getting ripped off puts a smile on my face. Kudos to the scammer. Don't drop the soap son

                                                                  • Danne Smith
                                                                    Danne Smith  5 days back

                                                                    Why did people go to this festival? There was warning signs as far as I understand, such as a lack of information and garbage customer support.

                                                                    • Blair
                                                                      Blair  5 days back

                                                                      good boy 2020 in 2020

                                                                      • Extinct Turtle
                                                                        Extinct Turtle  5 days back

                                                                        6:14 man looks like freddy from icarly but aged

                                                                        • Aiden Pena
                                                                          Aiden Pena  5 days back

                                                                          A bunch of other facts not mentioned here that can be found in the documentaries.
                                                                          1. Billy asked an employee to give the head of customs a blowjob so they could get water into the festivals. It thankfully did not occur
                                                                          2. Billy was arrested for trying to scam people with fake event tickets and was sentenced to 6 years in federal prison
                                                                          3. People were taken to a bar for 6 hours before getting to the actual Festival to give everyone more time to build (like that would change anything).
                                                                          4. They got kicked off fyre cay for mentioning Pablo Escobar's name as family members and others booted them off the island making them go to Norman's cay.
                                                                          5. Ja Rule has not faced any punishment involved with the planning of this whole shit show.
                                                                          6. About 200 locals helped build what they could of the fyre festival on Great Exuma. However, very few were payed accordingly. It could be true some didn't get payed at all.
                                                                          8. Billy is writing and memoir about his experience with fyre Festival while he is in prison
                                                                          9. Billy and Ja met at a Magnises party.
                                                                          10. The lead person for booking the artists for the event had never even booked an artist ever.
                                                                          11. Many employees raised concerns over how stupid the tents are including a pilot who helped get the camera shots for the promotion video. He was then fired.
                                                                          12. Some people made the flight to the festival but as soon as they landed were told the event was canceled and to find a way back home.
                                                                          13. People were aggressively told to put at Least 3000 dollars on their fyre bands and if they had bought a more expensive ticket, to put even more on their bands.
                                                                          14. All the tents and mattresses were soaked by a storm that came in the night before.
                                                                          15. An employee leaked issues going on at the festival's construction site a few weeks before the event.

                                                                          • phoenixkhost
                                                                            phoenixkhost  5 days back

                                                                            Better than the HBO doc.

                                                                            • Skippy 4077
                                                                              Skippy 4077  5 days back

                                                                              Cay is pronounced " key"...just sayin is all

                                                                              • GhostDrummer
                                                                                GhostDrummer  5 days back

                                                                                Bro! This was awesome! I’ve watched so many different videos on this failure of an event and this one nails just how ridiculous it was.

                                                                                • werh227
                                                                                  werh227  5 days back

                                                                                  The bits about social media show how much people hate the rich, I mean they got scammed, why does it matter how much is left in their bank accounts.

                                                                                  • Florbords
                                                                                    Florbords  5 days back

                                                                                    more like water festival

                                                                                    please laugh

                                                                                    • Leading Auctions
                                                                                      Leading Auctions  6 days back

                                                                                      You never kept us updated!

                                                                                      What happened to the guy?

                                                                                    • Shoezz
                                                                                      Shoezz  6 days back

                                                                                      I like that he used the Shining transition noise

                                                                                      • WoodenString
                                                                                        WoodenString  6 days back

                                                                                        Did Internet Historian really attend Fyre Festival?

                                                                                      • Nucky Nuciano
                                                                                        Nucky Nuciano  6 days back

                                                                                        I think the biggest lie told in the Netflix doc was when Ja Rule called himself a hip hop mogul...😂

                                                                                        • Brad_0
                                                                                          Brad_0  6 days back

                                                                                          I await Billy's appearance at the good boy awards this year

                                                                                          • James Neave
                                                                                            James Neave  6 days back

                                                                                            You know, as a promoter who puts on events and whatnot, how did they get it this wrong?
                                                                                            This is like amateur hour.

                                                                                            • James Neave
                                                                                              James Neave  6 days back

                                                                                              I could do this easy, who's with me?