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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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Top 5 Best-Selling Books — Week Of August 13, 2013

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

  1. Bloodface Malcolm Gladwell (Back Bay Books, $18.99) The author of The Tipping Point and Outliers tries his hand at psychological thrillers in this novel about a serial killer named Bloodface who terrorizes a quiet suburban town.
  2. There’s A Monster At The End Of This Treatise Grover (Golden Books, $7.99) The popular Sesame Street character provides his thoughts on Western imperialism.
  3. 2013 Alamo Heights High School Yearbook Alamo Heights High School Yearbook Staff (Walsworth Yearbooks, $45) The cutest couple, best dressed, and class clown are finally revealed in this follow-up to the classic 2012 Alamo Heights High School Yearbook.
  4. One Hundred Years Of Coloring Gabriel García Márquez (Harper & Row, $14.95) Márquez’s acclaimed novel finally gets the coloring book treatment, allowing kids aged 2 to 8 to color in major scenes from the multigenerational story of the Buendía family.
  5. Parenting For Kids With ADHD Deb Kennelly (Harper, $20.99) A collection of helpful tips geared toward recent parents who are under 15 and suffer from ADHD.

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