Fyre Festival: My Front Row Seat For the Chaos
Fyre Festival. If you think it sounds like the name of a new sort of natural disaster, you might not be wrong.
It started with an eye-catching video offering a luxury Bahamas festival weekend with models and celebrities galore. It ended with thousands of people stuck on a small island in tents meant for refugees, eating limp sandwiches from trays, and with the organiser, Billy McFarland, jailed for fraud.
As two new documentaries highlight the chaos of the Fyre Festival weekend in April 2017, writer T.R. Todd explains what he and others witnessed. Read here. (for the BBC)
T.R. Todd chats with local media at Nassau book signing
A young Canadian author has taken one of his most exciting experiences in The Bahamas and has penned a new hard-cover book, “Pigs Of Paradise,” which chronicles the phenomena of a herd of swimming pigs who call The Exumas home.
Eight months after deciding to embark on what he called an “ambitious journey,” Canadian author T.R. Todd, has officially launched his hard-cover publication.
“The book looks at the origins of the pigs and a deep history of Exuma itself,” Todd explained.
“It looks at the start of the campaign about the swimming pigs when the attraction first launched back in 2014 and its explosion of popularity via TV shows, magazines and celebrities who also fell in love with the attraction.”
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