On a scale from dumpster to festival, Fyre Festival is resting solidly at «dumpster fire.»
The luxurious weekend getaway/music festival that people shelled out up to $12,000 for was a complete disaster. Pictures and reports from the island in the Bahamas where the festival was supposed to take place are bleak, sad, and just plain confusing.
We suppose it shouldn’t be a surprise that Fyre Festival’s subreddit is just as big of a mess as the festival is IRL.
The above screenshot shows the top four posts at time of writing, and it perfectly captures the exact tone of the entire subreddit. It’s a strange mixture of real reports from the scene, festival-goers trying to make the most of their situation through Lord of the Flies jokes, and the bitingly satirical wit that Reddit is known for. Read more…