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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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Crystal Returns To Oscars

After Eddie Murphy backed out of hosting the Academy Awards last week, his fellow Saturday Night Live alum Billy Crystal agreed once again to assume Oscar-emcee duties. What do you think?

  • "I was hoping they were just going to cancel the Oscars this year."

    Mark Krebbs Systems Analyst
  • "Naturally. I saw him in The Princess Bride just the other day, and boy is he looking great!"

    Louise Tenner Electrologist
  • "It looks like Crystal’s plan for branching out into other national motion picture awards ceremonies didn’t pan out."

    Liam Garrett Knock-Up Assembler

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