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Opinion | Bona Fide | “Fast Times at Ridgemont High”

Opinion | Bona Fide | “Fast Times at Ridgemont High”

Josh Margherita, reporter

February 7, 2019


Filed under Bona Fide, Opinion, Top Stories

WARNING: “Fast Times at Ridgemont High” is Rated R by the MPAA for crude sexual content including some graphic nudity, strong language and drug references. Amy Heckerling’s “Fast Times at Ridgemont High” (1982) is a must-see because of its ability to capture  humor so effortlessly a...

Opinion | Bona Fide | “Outer Peace”

Opinion | Bona Fide | “Outer Peace”

Josh Margherita, reporter

January 24, 2019


Filed under Bona Fide, Opinion, Top Stories

A staple of the ‘chillwave’ movement in 2010-2011, Toro y Moi lent a helping hand in the creation of the genre and, whether or not anyone has noticed, has been developing upon his unique style ever since. A connoisseur in electronic pop, Toro y Moi’s eighth studio album, “Outer Peace,”...

Opinion | Bona Fide | “The Life Aquatic With Steve Zissou”

Opinion | Bona Fide | “The Life Aquatic With Steve Zissou”

Josh Margherita, reporter

January 17, 2019


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WARNING: “The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou” is rated R by the MPAA for language, some drug use, violence and partial nudity. Wes Anderson’s “The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou” (2004) is a must-see because of its imaginative stretch in film and eccentric personality that only Wes Ander...

Two sides to every story

Two sides to every story

January 9, 2019


Filed under Features, Opinion, Top Stories

When the EHS-hub first began working on "Putting up a fight," our in-depth look at the #MeToo movement, we noticed that there were two sides to every story. With such a controversial topic like sexual misconduct, males and females often have varying viewpoints, so we decided to take a look at one male...

2019 senior columns | The end of the beginning | Josh Margherita

2019 senior columns | The end of the beginning | Josh Margherita

Josh Margherita, reporter

December 18, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

If I could describe my high school experience in one word, it would be transforming. At the beginning of my high school career, I was a lost soul searching for my place in a world too-far-gone. Freshman year was an inside joke that I was on the viewing side for. I felt lost, as if I had no pu...

Opinion | Bona Fide | “Some Rap Songs”

Opinion | Bona Fide | “Some Rap Songs”

Josh Margherita, reporter

December 13, 2018


Filed under Bona Fide, Opinion, Top Stories

Out of the public-eye since his release of “I Don’t Like S**t, I Don’t Go Outside” back in 2015, Earl Sweatshirt has put out his best and most intimate project to date with “Some Rap Songs,” Nov. 30. Former Odd Future member Sweatshirt always seemed to be overshadowed by his OF counterpa...

Opinion | Bona Fide | “Goodfellas”

Opinion | Bona Fide  | “Goodfellas”

Josh Margherita, reporter

December 5, 2018


Filed under Bona Fide, Opinion, Top Stories

WARNING: “Goodfellas” (1990) is rated R by the MPAA for sequences of strong violence, drug use, language throughout and some sexuality. Henry Hill: “[Narrating] As far back as I can remember, I always wanted to be a gangster.” My favorite film of all time, Martin Scorsese’s “Goodfe...

Opinion | Bona Fide | “Music Inspired by Illumination and Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch”

Opinion | Bona Fide | “Music Inspired by Illumination and Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch”

Josh Margherita, reporter

November 28, 2018


Filed under Bona Fide, Opinion, Top Stories

Tyler, the Creator has become a household name since the release of “Flower Boy” in 2017. So much so that he wrote two songs for “The Grinch,” the remake of Jim Carrey’s cult-classic “How the Grinch Stole Christmas,” that opening, Nov. 9. But writing two songs for the film was not enoug...

Opinion | Bona Fide | “Midnight Cowboy”

Opinion | Bona Fide | “Midnight Cowboy”

Josh Margherita, reporter

November 14, 2018


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WARNING: “Midnight Cowboy” (1969) is rated R by the MPAA for strong sexual content, language, violence and some drug use. The eye-opening “Midnight Cowboy” is a must-see that explores one man’s struggle to overcome a history of trauma and figure out his place in a crazy, mixed-up world. T...

Opinion | Bona fide | Hobo Johnson and the Lovemakers

Opinion | Bona fide | Hobo Johnson and the Lovemakers

Josh Margherita, reporter

November 8, 2018


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Reciting poetry or a journal entry and then adding a beat as the poetry is recited; that is the essence of Hobo Johnson and the Lovemakers,the West-Coast sub-pop group that hails from California. Hobo Johnson and the Lovemakers do not create party music. Their style is an acquired taste and appeal...

Opinion | Bona Fide | “Halloween”

Opinion | Bona Fide | “Halloween”

Josh Margherita, reporter

October 31, 2018


Filed under Bona Fide, Opinion, Top Stories

WARNING: “Halloween” is rated R by the MPAA for sexual content, horror violence and language. In honor of the annual holiday celebrated every year by American children dressing up in costumes going door-to-door in hopes of a special treat, I will share my take on the perpetual classic “Hallowee...

Opinion | Bona Fide | “Bottle It In”

Opinion | Bona Fide | “Bottle It In”

Josh Margherita, reporter

October 25, 2018


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From War on Drugs guitarist to frontman of his own group Kurt Vile and the Violators, Kurt Vile has come a long way from his Philadelphia beginnings. With seven studio albums and a collaboration with sensation Courtney Barnett, Vile has been on a roll since his departure from War on Drugs in 2008....