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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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Malcolm McLaren Dead At 64

Music manager Malcolm McLaren, who is credited with creating such acts as the Sex Pistols and Bow Wow Wow, died in Switzerland last Thursday. What do you think?

  • "I can't wait to hear Public Image Ltd.'s rendition of 'Candle In The Wind.'"

    Michael Lwin Systems Analyst
  • "I thought it was really touching when Johnny Rotten called him a fucking cunt and spit on his coffin while delivering the eulogy."

    Shannon Gorman Water Taxi Driver
  • "Luckily, we still have plenty of dangerous, outspoken bands working to change the stagnant culture these days."

    Sam Ashman Propeller Inspector

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