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Fyre Festival fraudster produces podcast from prison

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Our cover story: the convicted fraudster behind the Fyre Festival is to launch his own podcast. More in our Podcast News section below.

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Remember Billy McFarland, the convicted fraudster from the Fyre Festival? He’s been in the Elkton Federal Correctional Institution for the past 29 months - but with Jordan Harbinger, he’s done a podcast from prison called Dumpster Fyre - promising to 'set the record straight'. Here’s a short clip. (And catch Good Morning America this morning for more.)
The Joe Rogan Experience is on pause until at least next week, after Jamie Vernon, a show producer, tested positive for COVID-19. Nobody else has tested positive, and Rogan himself hasn’t been in the studio for the past nine days. Plans to restart the show may be to avoid using the tube train tanning salon new studio for a bit.
Guardian Australia has launched The Wait, a new podcast series telling the story of the forgotten refugees indefinitely stranded in Indonesia as a result of Australia’s border crackdown. Find it within their Full Story feed.
Case Closed has returned for season three - focusing on an intriguing crime within the Amish community in Ohio. It’s based on the book A Killing in Amish Country.

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