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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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Depressed Nation Really Did Not Think It Would Take Them This Long To Get Over Death Of Jack Klugman

COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA—More than three weeks after the beloved 90-year-old actor’s passing, the nation was surprised to find itself still mired in a deep depression over the loss of film and sitcom star Jack Klugman, millions of Americans reported Thursday. “I only watched The Odd Couple a few times on cable, and I guess I never realized how much Jack meant to me until he was gone,” said Iowa homemaker Beth Golding, who lay weeping and curled up on her couch, a scene that played itself out repeatedly across all 50 states. “It’s been almost a month now, and yet not a day goes by that I don’t think about how actor Jack Klugman was cruelly torn away from us. I can’t eat, sleep, or work without seeing his smiling face everywhere I look. Why the hell am I still taking this so hard?” At press time, the entire U.S. populace reportedly sighed and stared wistfully out the window.

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