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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 July 23, 2013

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

  1. Hopscotch David Herowitz (Manning, $18.99) A book with a fun-sounding title, but the cover’s dark colors and bold fonts make it clear that it’s actually a thriller.
  2. The Sun: An Autobiography The Sun (Knopf, $24.99) The exothermic ball of gas at the center of our solar system takes the reader through its 4.57-billion-year life, from its humble start in the fashion journalism industry to becoming the life-giving celestial body that it is today.
  3. The Woman Who Had Surprising Things Happen To Her In Regular Intervals Janet Bergan (Noir Books, $12.99) A story of a woman who had exciting, increasingly tense events happen to her in chapter-length installments.
  4. Building Bridges Chris Rogers (McGraw-Hill, $40.00) A guide for building suspension bridges. Sorry if you thought the bridges were going to be metaphors.
  5. How To Sit Comfortably John ‘Gangles’ Carling (Bantam Books, $14.99) 101 sitting strategies for men with really long, dangly legs.

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