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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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Seacrest vs. Cowell

Tensions between American Idol stars Ryan Seacrest and Simon Cowell are coming to a head. Here is a timeline detailing their past friction:

1984: Cowell hangs up on a 10-year-old Seacrest following bitter dispute over whether Mocha Sugarcreek should have won Best Vocal Group on Star Search

2002: Producers tell Seacrest and Cowell that the show will be more entertaining if there is conflict between them

2003: In his book I Don't Mean To Be Rude, But…, Cowell refers to Seacrest throughout as "Bryan"

2004: Cowell quietly repeats everything Seacrest says for entire broadcast

2005: During a production meeting, Seacrest eats a cranberry Danish that Cowell had his eye on

2006: Names on the stars' dressing rooms are mysteriously changed to "Bowell" and "Peecrest"

2007: Paula Abdul says some inane bullshit about singing, and Seacrest goes to commercial before Cowell can respond with some equally inane bullshit

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