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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 May 7, 2013

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

  1. The Cabin Behind The Cabin Harriett Miller (Doubleday, $27.99) In this stirring memoir, Miller recounts her childhood growing up in a log cabin next to another, different log cabin.
  2. The Berenstain Bears Drive Down Neighborhood Property Values Stan and Jan Berenstain (Random House, $8.99) After a family of ravenous, 400-pound bears moves into the cul-de-sac, no one can sell their goddamn house.
  3. State Lottery Supersystem Walter ‘Connecticut Slim’ Lester (Cardoza Publishing, $20.00) The lottery pro shares some of his favorite can’t-lose strategies such as “your kids’ birthdays” and “numbers that came to you in a dream.”
  4. Gimme The Pink Ovals On Brown Bread Roger Mitchell (Penguin, $17.95) A list of the different ways you can tell the deli guy you want ham on whole wheat.
  5. Who’s A Good Boy? Benjamin Puckle (Viking, $21.90) It’s the dog.

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