Julia Roberts Is Going To Turn Batkid Into A Movie

After he saved San Francisco, the young hero known as Batkid inspired a documentary about 5-year-old Miles Scott's exploits both fighting crime and battling cancer. Now Hollywood megastar Julia Roberts has bought the rights to Batkid Begins with plans to make it a major feature film, so start stockpiling kleenex now. » 1/26/15 6:40am 1/26/15 6:40am

Neil Gaiman's Fragile Things Is Becoming An Off-Broadway Play

This week in crowdfunding, we have two documentaries for your financial consideration: one about San Francisco's boy hero Batkid and one about the people behind D&D. Plus, there's a Neil Gaiman off-Broadway play and a beautiful art book featuring diverse fantasy women. » 7/18/14 2:27pm 7/18/14 2:27pm

I dare you to watch this Batkid film and not cheer, cry or applaud

We've told you plenty about Miles, a.k.a. Batkid, the amazing 5-year-old who, despite battling cancer since he was only two, saved San Francisco last November. Now you can watch his superheroic exploits in this 10-minute video, which will not only yank violently on your heartstring, but probably renew your faith in… » 1/16/14 6:00pm 1/16/14 6:00pm

The SF Chronicle published a special Gotham-themed Batkid edition

Yesterday, the Make-a-Wish foundation and the city of San Francisco brought tears to our eyes by enabling five-year-old Miles to play Batkid for a day. The San Francisco Chronicle got in on the act, printing a Gotham City Chronicle front page for the occasion. » 11/16/13 10:30am 11/16/13 10:30am

Bat Kid Cancer Patient Will Make Your Cold Black Heart Grow 3 Sizes

Huge crowds gathered in San Francisco today to cheer on Bat Kid, aka Miles, a 5-year-old who is battling cancer, saving Gotham City, and making it rain all over the entire internet's face. Don't believe me? Try to get through all these pictures of the pint-sized crime fighter without breaking down a tiny bit. I'm not… » 11/15/13 3:20pm 11/15/13 3:20pm