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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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Top 5 Best-Selling Books — Week Of April 16, 2013

This week's 5 best-selling books as compiled by The Onion Book Review:

  1. Kurt Vonnegut: The Shopping Lists Kurt Vonnegut (HarperCollins, $21.95) Devotees of the late writer will love this latest collection of shopping lists he took with him to the grocery store in case he forgot something.
  2. I Bet The Publishing Company $1,000,000 They Wouldn’t Publish This Martin Van Hulken (Penguin, $19.99) And now the author really regrets doing that.
  3. Fur Burger: The Sexy Side of Sesame Street Frank Oz (Simon & Schuster, $24.99) Muppet veteran Oz sheds light on the behind-the-scenes sexual underworld of the Children’s Television Workshop.
  4. Hey, Get Off Of There! Ben Falser (Random House, $23.99) A list of stuff you shouldn’t be standing on.
  5. The Quran (Avery, $20.50) The audiobook version of the Islamic holy book continues to sell briskly. Narrated by Gilbert Gottfried.

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