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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 September 2, 2013

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

  1. Portrait Of The Artist As A Young Man In An Awkward Phase As A Mod Wearing A Turtleneck James Joyce (Little Brown, $14.99) The author embraces a period of life most people pretend never happened.
  2. 7 Habits of Highly Reflective People Roy Fleet (Berkley Books, $11.99) A self-help book showcasing the motivated and goal-oriented behavior of the shiny metallic humanoids that walk among us.
  3. Five Pounds of Sudoku Will Shortz (St. Martin’s Griffin, $12.95) Featuring 80 ounces of difficult-level puzzles, The New York Times puzzle editor presents his heaviest collection of Sudoku puzzles yet.
  4. TV Guide’s Golden Years TV Guide Editors (Crown, $14.99) A collection of the best synopses from the ’60s and ’70s, including classics such as this from March 16, 1971: “9:30 p.m. – All In The Family – Archie is worried about his job.”
  5. About A Buoy Nick Hornby (Simon & Schuster, $12.99) This coming-of-waves story follows an introverted buoy living in the English Channel.

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