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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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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Releases New Leather-Bound Philip Roth

NEW YORK—Publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt announced Friday the release of its first limited-edition, leather-bound Philip Roth, which it confirmed will arrive “just in time for the holiday season.” “This engaging and provocative author, now lovingly handcrafted in genuine calf hide, is a must-have for any collector of great American prose fiction writers,” read a press release, which went on to state that the 80-year-old Pulitzer Prize winner and author of Portnoy’s Complaint has never before been made available for purchase in his complete, unabridged form. “With his mottled-leather exterior and 22-karat-gold-accented arms and legs, Mr. Roth makes an excellent showpiece for any home library or study.” Several reviewers have criticized the newly released leather-bound author for what they describe as his unsympathetic treatment of women.

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