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‘The Princess Bride’ was released 30 years ago today, and it has since become a classic beloved by people of all ages. ‘The Onion’ looks back at ‘The Princess Bride’ 30 years later.

Stunned Adam Schefter Receives Ominous Tip From Future Self

BRISTOL, CT—Slowly returning to his desk shaken and confused, sources reported Wednesday that ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter was stunned to receive an ominous tip from his future self while walking through one of his office building’s hallways.

Infographic: 20 Years Of Netflix

Netflix was founded as an online DVD rental service in 1997 and has since evolved into a subscription-based streaming platform with its own slate of original programming. The Onion looks back at the most important moments in the company’s 20-year history.

Musical The Kind With Number About Putting On A Show

TALLAHASSEE, FL—Noting the increasingly animated choreography and behavior of the characters on stage, sources at the Tallahassee Community Theatre reported Friday that this is apparently the kind of musical with a big number about putting on a show.
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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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