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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 October 16, 2012

  • Aries

    Aries | March 21 to April 19

    You'll have your train of thought derailed this week, instantly killing thousands of Indian passengers, injuring countless livestock, and choking the streets with cargo and crew.
  • Taurus

    Taurus | April 20 to May 20

    Since the dawn of time, man has dreamed of flying. After this Thursday, though, it’ll mostly just be nightmares.
  • Gemini

    Gemini | May 21 to June 20

    It’s not true that everything you like is illegal, immoral, or fattening, but that’s because you’re a boring Puritan with no imagination or glands.
  • Cancer

    Cancer | June 21 to July 22

    Not that it’s really the zodiac’s business, but most people take the dead goldfish out of the tank before adding new ones. The same goes for the drowned cats.
  • Leo

    Leo | July 23 to Aug. 22

    A freak accident this week will endow you with the relative strength and speed of 10 wheelchair-bound men.
  • Virgo

    Virgo | Aug. 23 to Sept. 22

    You’ve never paid much attention to abandoned offshore oil platforms before, but suddenly everyone seems to think they’d be perfect for you.
  • Libra

    Libra | Sept. 23 to Oct. 22

    Getting laid off is a tough pill to swallow, though that’s primarily because it’s a suppository.
  • Scorpio

    Scorpio | Oct. 23 to Nov. 21

    Through the impressive process of extending Orion’s celestial finger, the stars indicate that you should fuck off.
  • Sagittarius

    Sagittarius | Nov. 22 to Dec. 21

    Sometimes you wish you could just close your eyes and disappear. Wait, no. Not sometimes. Always.
  • Capricorn

    Capricorn | Dec. 22 to Jan. 19

    Next time, when passing a note intended to find out if someone likes you, you’ll know to provide more than one box to check.
  • Aquarius

    Aquarius | Jan. 20 to Feb. 18

    It turns out that Andy Warhol overestimated the duration of your fame by about 14 and a half minutes.
  • Pisces

    Pisces | Feb. 19 to March 20

    Although you’ve certainly slept your way somewhere, no one would ever mistake it for the top.

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