Criminal Charges Loom For Balloon Boy Hoax Mastermind Richard Heene

Karma's a bunch of hooey, but in cases like this I can understand the appeal: Richard Heene, the arrogant, self-centered con artist behind the "Balloon Boy" hoax, is about to be charged with a crime. Updated. » 10/18/09 11:00am 10/18/09 11:00am

Takeoff Video Shows UFO Balloon Incident Almost Certainly a Hoax

Not only did balloonbrat Falcon Heene casually admit they "did it for the show," but this video of the UFO taking off demonstrates that there couldn't be any kids inside. It also demonstrates that the father is a world-class a-hole. » 10/16/09 11:39am 10/16/09 11:39am

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

Boy Flies Away Uncontrollably in Homemade Flying Saucer

6-yo boy Falcon Heene—who allegedly was flying uncontrollably inside a homemade spaceship-shaped helium balloon, now landed—has not been found yet. Colorado police are searching for him now. [Update: Boy was safe, hiding at home. ] » 10/15/09 3:05pm 10/15/09 3:05pm