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‘Star Wars’ Turns 40

When George Lucas’ Star Wars premiered in 1977, the movie quickly became a phenomenon. On its 40th anniversary, The Onion looks back on the franchise’s defining moments:

Ringo Starr Announces 26th Beatles Album With New Backing Band

‘Moonbeam Sunday’ Slated For Release On June 16

LONDON—Excitedly informing fans that the iconic pop group was back with more original music, Ringo Starr announced Tuesday that on June 16 he would be releasing a 26th Beatles album titled ‘Moonbeam Sunday’ with an all-new backing band.
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Cartoon Pitchmen Remarkably Effective

In a recent study, 50 percent of children said that food from packages adorned with one of their favorite cartoon characters, like Dora the Explorer or SpongeBob SquarePants, tasted better than identical food from a plain package. What do you think?

  • "Are you calling my kid a liar? Is that it? If he says it tastes better, then it tastes better, and that's that."

    Seth Popple Systems Analyst
  • "Fuck yeah, Paul Newman, too."

    Hanly Evans Admissions Officer
  • "Might I inquire, did they figure out which cartoon character makes the best food?"

    Joel Innes Swimming Pool Cleaner

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