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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 March 25, 2013

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

  1. Guns, Germs Jared Diamond (Simon & Schuster, $22.95) In this abridged version of his bestseller, Diamond takes out all the parts about steel.
  2. 11/22/83 Stephen King (Scribner, $11.99) A man travels back in time to the 20th anniversary of the Kennedy assassination and tries to avoid coworkers who might ask if he remembers where he was when he heard the president was shot.
  3. Give A Jew A Handgun Moshe Goldman (Putnam, $27.95) Eighth entry in the alphabetical Give A Jew thriller series.
  4. JanSport Angela Gonzalez (Penguin, $14.99) In this novelization of the popular backpack brand, a naive young backpack is pushed to the limits of its storage capacity, having to carry a load it never imagined it could.
  5. Success Before 30 Allie Shier (Chronicle Books, $28.95) Yep, the same Allie Shier from high school. God. Of course she has a book now, too. She’s just so awful.

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