Balloon Boy's dad is selling truck parts in Vegas

Richard Heene — father of the infamous Balloon Boy — has apparently abandoned his internet wares and is now hawking the Heene Duty, which he describes as a "pick-up truck robot," at the Speciality Equipment Manufacturers Association (SEMA) show in Las Vegas. That's where one Jalopnik reader happened to bump into him… » 11/02/11 3:00pm 11/02/11 3:00pm

Watch Balloon Boy's dad pitch his $17,000 robot lifter

Richard Heene gained infamy as the father who faked the story of his son being lifted away by a runaway balloon as a TV show pitch. Now Heene wants to lift you and your stuff with his $17,000 robot. » 6/21/11 10:00am 6/21/11 10:00am