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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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Nipsey Russell Estate Releases Volume Of Previously Unpublished Couplets

LOS ANGELES—Nipseyan scholars were jubilant Monday following the announcement that the Russell estate had consented to publish the last remaining archive of unpublished verse from the Match Game and $10,000 Pyramid star. "Today is a historic day for true admirers of short, playful poetry," said Nipsey Russell heir and legatee Nipsey Jr. "With the addition of these long-lost couplets, Mr. Russell's masterful oeuvre is at last complete." Among a number of other treasures, the volume promises complete drafts and notes for the seminal 1979 work, "If you date a girl from Three Mile Island/ You'll have more exciting nights/ You can see just what you're doing/ Even after you turn out the lights."

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