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Top 10: grossing films of 2017

Top-10 grossing films of 2017 (so far) 1) Beauty and the Beast (2017) | $461,124,384 2) Logan | $222,428,262 3) The LEGO Batman Movie | $173,972,739 4) Get Out | $168,638,145 5) Kong: Skull Island | $162,423,946 6) Split |…

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Q&A: Slothrust

Bassist Kyle Bann on the new album, the state of rock and… burgers? BY MACKENZIE REAGAN, CO-EDITOR-IN-CHIEF   In October 2016, Bostonians-turned-Brooklynites Slothrust released their first album since moving across the country to Los Angeles. “Everyone Else,” a fusion of…

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Questions and Answers: How long is an MMMBop?

A very serious investigation BY MACKENZIE REAGAN, CO-EDITOR-IN-CHIEF    In April 1997, before most GMU freshmen were born, boy band Hanson—made up of brothers Isaac, Taylor and Zac—released “MMMBop,” a song voted best single in The Village Voice’s end-of-the-year Pazz…

Top 10: Reasons to work at Fourth Estate

Join the team.   1) Get experience in writing, photographing, designing and editing. 2) Interview cool people. 3) Interview boring people. 4) Cover protests, concerts and games. 5) Meet people with similar interests. 6) Cut heds, bury ledes and kill…

Top 10: Grossing rom-coms of all time

Just in time for Valentine’s Day   The following numbers reflect lifetime gross. Information courtesy of  Box Office Mojo. Used with permission.   1) “My Big Fat Greek Wedding” | $241,438,208 2) “What Women Want” | $182,811,707 3) “Hitch” |…

A Valentine’s Day mixtape

No more mushy love songs. Here are five tracks that won’t make your crush blush.   BY MACKENZIE REAGAN, CO-EDITOR-IN-CHIEF   While cheesy love songs have their place—high school dances, first dances at weddings, weeknight karaoke—for the most part, they’re…

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Breaking up is easy to do

Tips on how to end a relationship   BY MACKENZIE REAGAN, CO-EDITOR-IN-CHIEF   Well, this is awkward. Everyone’s excited for Valentine’s Day, but you no longer feel the way you did when you first started dating your significant other. Maybe…

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Troye Sivan plays at EagleBank Arena

     sivan01 ◄ Back Next ► Picture 1 of 9 Troye Sivan performs at EagleBank Arena on Nov. 17. (Naomi Folta/Fourth Estate) BY MACKENZIE REAGAN, EDITOR-IN-CHIEF Death, taxes, heartthrobs. These three things are the precious few constants in an…

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Avett Brothers get psyched

BY MACKENZIE REAGAN, EDITOR-IN-CHIEF Casting directors for biopics have a difficult choice to make: do they cast Actor A, who looks just like the subject, or Actor B, who might never be mistaken for the subject but embodies their “essence?”…