Posts tagged "balloon boy"

“Celebrity Wife Swap” Is Going To Happen

“Celebrity Wife Swap” is going to happen, people: ABC is currently casting celebs for six episodes of “Wife Swap,” the show where two families trade moms and lifestyles for a…

Jessica Wakeman | May 6, 2011 - 5:40 pm

Balloon Boy’s Dad Makes An Infomercial

Richard Heene, the man behind the Balloon Boy hoax, is back with a BRILLIANT new invention … the Bear Scratch. If you “itch like the son of a…

Ami Angelowicz | October 28, 2010 - 3:20 pm

Why Are We Such Fame Whores?

In her Salon piece, “A Nation of Attention Whores,” Mary Elizabeth Williams asks why everyone in this country seems so starved for fame. I think that very question is on…

Ami Angelowicz | October 23, 2009 - 5:00 pm

Balloon Boy Fashions On The Rise?

Someone had to make money off the Balloon Boy hoax, right? Presenting the Balloon Boy T-shirt. It was only a matter of time. [$20, Glennz Tees via]…

Leonora Epstein | October 23, 2009 - 3:45 pm

The Halloween Inspiration Board: Balloon Boy

If the universe were a fair place, the Balloon Boy caper would blow over by Halloween (har, har). But we all know we’re probably stuck with this kid for a…

Jessica Wakeman | October 21, 2009 - 1:30 pm

Quickies: Balloon Boy Falcon Heene’s Rap Video

The saga of Balloon Boy Falcon Heene continues with this video of him and his brothers rapping about “pussification.” [The News Bizarre YouTube Channel] — I suspect the alleged…

Annika Harris | October 19, 2009 - 9:00 pm

The Adventures of Balloon Boy: THE SONG!

In the saga of the Balloon Boy, the gift that keeps on giving, here’s a real treat worth unwrapping … or, listening to, as the case may be. I…

Wendy Atterberry | October 19, 2009 - 3:50 pm

Balloon Boy Drama Was A Hoax

Well, as if it wasn’t obvious already, officials have finally confirmed what the entire universe already knew — the ballad of missing Balloon Boy, Falcon Heene, was a hoax.

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 19, 2009 - 11:10 am

This Is Sick: Balloon Boy Barfs On Live TV

Alright, WTF is going on with this “Balloon Boy” story? For starters, can we stop calling Falcon Heene that, because, remember, he wasn’t actually in the balloon. Secondly, was…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 16, 2009 - 11:00 am

Falcon Heene, 6-Year-Old Boy, Trapped In A “Homemade Flying Saucer” Helium Balloon

A “6-year-old boy” named Falcon Heene (allegedly the son of Richard and Mayumi Heene of Ft. Collins, Colorado) climbed into a “helium balloon” shaped like a “homemade flying…

Jessica Wakeman | October 15, 2009 - 5:29 pm