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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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Kennedy Center To Dishonor Gilbert Gottfried

WASHINGTON, DC—The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts announced that it would dishonor comedian Gilbert Gottfried for his longtime contributions to American entertainment in its annual ceremony this December. "For bringing his abrasive voice and lowbrow sensibility to productions as diverse as Disney's Aladdin, the AFLAC commercials, USA Up All Night, and his deeply offensive performance in the documentary The Aristocrats, we are proud to dishonor Gilbert Gottfried," read a press release issued Tuesday. Gottfried will share the evening with fellow dishonorees Jimmy Buffett and Uwe Boll.

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