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‘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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Your Horoscopes - Week Of February 15, 2011

  • Aries

    Aries | March 21 to April 19

    You try to be an accepting person, but you still don't see why some people can't be a nice, normal gender instead of women.
  • Taurus

    Taurus | April 20 to May 20

    Turns out that while dogs can't actually smell fear, they're really good at smelling who likes to carry bacon around in their pockets.
  • Gemini

    Gemini | May 21 to June 20

    When you think about it, there's really only one way to quit your job at the refinery in a way they'll remember for hundreds of years.
  • Cancer

    Cancer | June 21 to July 22

    All celestial signs point to you suddenly coming into possession of a great deal of twisted aircraft-grade aluminum, charred wiring, and burning jet fuel, but it's not what you think.
  • Leo

    Leo | July 23 to Aug. 22

    You, your couch, and your TV will be whisked away to a remote island by a wealthy sportsman who has waited all his life to hunt the Least Dangerous Game.
  • Virgo

    Virgo | Aug. 23 to Sept. 22

    Once again, you'll be saved from boredom by the fact that matches are often given away for free in establishments that sell alcohol.
  • Libra

    Libra | Sept. 23 to Oct. 22

    It's not wearing a white dress to your third wedding that people will find odd. It's the blood of your two previous husbands on the veil and train.
  • Scorpio

    Scorpio | Oct. 23 to Nov. 21

    Truth be told, you haven't been a very good father, but it's not your fault that the mothers of your children haven't informed you of their existence.
  • Sagittarius

    Sagittarius | Nov. 22 to Dec. 21

    You'll receive a recorded message from your future self in which you appear extremely insistent that an unspecified person be thanked for a waffle recipe.
  • Capricorn

    Capricorn | Dec. 22 to Jan. 19

    A journey of self-improvement ends almost before it starts when you find out there's a kind of waffle stuffed with cheese and booze.
  • Aquarius

    Aquarius | Jan. 20 to Feb. 18

    Your coworkers seem to be hinting that they wouldn't mind if you got rid of that beard, but you've been married to her for almost 10 years now.
  • Pisces

    Pisces | Feb. 19 to March 20

    Pluto rising in your sign this week indicates vast trouble ahead, as you really shouldn't be able to see it with the naked eye like that.

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