Balloon Boy On His Way To Being A Rock Star

Falcon Heene, aka Balloon Boy, has formed a band with his brothers Bradford and Ryo. The Bear Scratch promotes their dad's product, which is some kind of stick you rub yourself against if your back itches. Merry Christmas! » 12/21/10 10:45am 12/21/10 10:45am

Balloon Boy's Dad Makes Dramatic Return To Larry King Live

For his first interview since pleading guilty to a felony count of attempting to influence a public servant, Richard Heene kept up with the histrionics as he insisted—through tears—to Larry King that he and his wife are innocent. » 1/07/10 11:00am 1/07/10 11:00am

Media May Have Conspired With Heene Family In Hoax

Charges are pending in connection with the Heene family's balloon hoax, and the local sheriff says, "We were manipulated by the family, and the media has been manipulated by the family." But was one media outlet actually an accomplice? » 10/19/09 9:30am 10/19/09 9:30am

"Balloon Boy's" Parents Facing Criminal Charges

Larimer County Sheriff Jim Alderden has announced that he expects charges to be filed against the Heene family in connection with the increasingly odd "Balloon Boy" story that has unraveled at warp speed over the past few days. » 10/17/09 11:00pm 10/17/09 11:00pm

10 Things You May Have Missed On TV This Week

In this week's compilation of pop culture crap, "Balloon Boy" farts, Tyra curses, Michael Lohan goes on Maury, and Jon Gosselin says he won't get Botox... because he's Asian-American. » 10/16/09 4:00pm 10/16/09 4:00pm

It's Official: Balloon Boy Not Ready For His Closeup

As his unfortunate appearance on TV this morning made clear, Falcon Heene is not the most willing participant in the story of his balloon non-flight. And if his dad is in fact a fame-whore, he really sucks at it. » 10/16/09 9:30am 10/16/09 9:30am

Hoax? Balloon Boy Sells Out His Father On Live TV

Tonight, the Heene family went on Larry King Live, where six-year-old "balloon boy" Falcon Heene explained that he didn't come out of his hiding place because his parents told him not to... because "we were doing this for a show." » 10/15/09 10:50pm 10/15/09 10:50pm

Wayward Balloon Lands; No Sign Of Six-Year-Old Boy

Six-year-old Falcon Heene was believed to be trapped inside his parents' experimental balloon—which soared 10,000 feet in the air over Colorado this afternoon—but the balloon landed, and he was not inside. Updates and videos, after the jump. » 10/15/09 4:00pm 10/15/09 4:00pm