This Year's Most Ridiculous Events Auto-Tuned

Auto-tuned science was fun, but an auto-tuned retelling of the year's more ridiculous news events such as the Balloon Boy hoax is fantastic-yet-oh-so-terrible. So fantastic-yet-oh-so-horrible, in fact, that I'm crying because I can't get the beat out of my head. » 12/08/09 9:20pm 12/08/09 9:20pm

The Motive: Balloon Boy's A-Hole Parents Were Developing a Reality Show

Wondering why anyone would want to trick the world into thinking their 6-year-old was flying away in a gigantic party balloon? Well, it turns out that the Heenes were developing a reality show with the Wife Swap production company. And as we all know, the best way to get a deal made in Hollywood is to commandeer the… » 10/16/09 3:59pm 10/16/09 3:59pm

Who Should We Blame for the Anticlimactic Balloon Boy Saga?

After a thrilling chase sequence, Balloon Boy was found...to have never been in the balloon in the first place. We're glad he's safe, but now the question comes: Who's to blame for this whole catastrophe? » 10/15/09 11:20pm 10/15/09 11:20pm

Balloon Boy Admits They Did It for the Show

World-class Jeopardy loser Wolf Blitzer got an exclusive interview with Balloon Boy and his family, and not surprisingly, BB himself (AKA Falcon Heene) fails to shed much light on his motivations. Check out the video (with bonus fart) post-jump. » 10/15/09 10:10pm 10/15/09 10:10pm