A shout out to Balloon Boy Falcon Henne, who has perfectly summed up how we feel about this balloon hoopla in one fell puke. Surely you know the story: a boy climbed into his crazy Wife Swappin’ dad’s storm chasing balloon except he didn’t he was in the attic and CNN anchors had a orgasm live on national TV watching the balloon fly through the sky and come crashing down while the military and cops scrambled to help until they all realized there was no one in there and while that was going on the entire web was Twittering the whole thing and turning it into the biggest meme of 2009 and hey, the whole thing might be a hoax!
As if that wasn’t bad enough, the kid then went on CNN with his family, farted, and admitted to Wolf Blitzer that the whole thing was “for a show.” Yeah, that all makes us want to puke too, Falcon.
We could go into all the nitty-gritty deets from yesterday’s balloon debacle and today’s awkward aftermath, but frankly we’re burnt out on the craziness of it all and will happy let the rest of the web do it for us:
- The full story from CNN.
- Imma let you finish, but here are the best balloon boy memes the web has to offer.
- Tons of photos and videos of the wacky science-obsessed family.
- Richard Henne acting like a total a-hole on “Wife Swap.”
View photos of Balloon Boy Falcon Henne below.