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Biggest Announcements From E3

Each June, E3, or The Electronic Entertainment Expo, hosts game developers showing off their latest products. Here are this year’s most exciting announcements:

‘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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Disney Shutters Miramax

The Walt Disney Company is closing down its indie-film arm Miramax, the home of such films as The Piano and Pulp Fiction. What do you think?
  • "That's good. I always thought it was bullshit that Disney got to hide behind Miramax every time they wanted to release a violent movie where Mickey beats the shit out of Pluto."

    Kevin Markoe Systems Analyst
  • "Thank God. It was always so boring sitting through that four-second logo at the beginning of movies. It just said 'Miramax'—no lion, no mountain, no kid fishing from the moon, no nothing."

    Ruth Downey Operations Clerk
  • "Is there anything that Boondock Saints guy touched that didn’t get ruined?"

    Nick Elliott Golf Cart Mechanic

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