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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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'The Blind Side' An Unexpected Hit

The Blind Side, a drama in which Sandra Bullock takes in and tutors a future all-American offensive tackle, has smashed box office expectations to become a blockbuster hit. What do you think?
  • "I hear there are some icky racial overtones in the movie, but that's just the kind of crazy awkward situation that only a Sandra Bullock character could find love in."

    Lacey Rimbaud Museum Exhibit Builder
  • "If Meryl Streep or Jodie Foster had taken that kid under her wing, he'd have some Super Bowl rings with the Steelers instead of wasting time with the Baltimore Ravens."

    Jeff James Absorption Operator
  • "In that case, maybe I should see it. I'm a huge fan of movies that gross more than $120 million domestically."

    Baxter Roedelius Systems Analyst

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