- “Tunnel Vision” Redux: Did a Kremlin-backed Russian TV network hack into C-SPAN?
- “Tell them they can laugh at me”: Remembering the humorous side of David Bowie
- Katrina Diaspora: Robert Mugge discusses the making of “New Orleans Music in Exile”
- “Junior High School”: The musical that found the high notes of your awkward hormone-driven years!
- “The Gumby Show”: America’s Favorite Clayboy is back again on Night Flight!
- Subway Blues: Robert Mugge discusses the making of “Last of the Mississippi Jukes”
- Night Flight’s World Music Library: Featuring eight music docs by Moroccan-born producer/director Izza Génini
- Night Flight’s Stuart Samuels tells us about co-producing “The Beatles: Eight Days a Week – The Touring Years”
- Something Weird is happenin’ on Night Flight: Check out our classic cult, hippie & biker flicks, drive-in sleaze and exploitation movies!
- Night Flight brings you Italo-West from Wild East: Imported Spaghetti Westerns
All posts by Brian Chidester
Listening to reasons: The unlikely saga of a DIY art space on Manhattan’s Lower East Side
If, as Nietzsche said, success is the world’s great liar, then perhaps ABC No Rio is telling the truth. Indeed, for most of its 30 year existence — as art space, community center, and hardcore-punk club —...
- Posted February 24, 2016
Expecting to Fly: A new museum exhibition on comic book superheroes and their urban origins
Depending on where you stand, the embrace of comic book art by curators and museums is either cause for celebration, or plain bad news. Once assigned to perdition, based mostly on its reputation as a vernacular art,...
- Posted February 2, 2016
Strange Magic: Why occult-based art is about to cross your radar (if it hasn’t already)
Despite the vast evidence against it, human beings today seem more willing than ever to believe in a divine creator. Over the past decade, the number of atheists has increased only marginally, while percentages in major religions—Islam...
- Posted January 14, 2016
Jack Kirby’s original conceptual art for the “Argo” ruse goes on display next month
If you’ve seen the Academy Award-winning movie Argo, you may recall that, in 1979, the CIA’s Tony Mendez used a defunct science fiction/fantasy film project called The Lord Of Light as part of an elaborate ruse in...
- Posted July 17, 2015
Ati Maier: “The Map Is Not The Territory”
We’ve been hearing that Brooklyn-based artist Ati Maier, who wears a white spacesuit and orb-like space helmet, was seen riding her orb-mounted horse through NYC over the past several days — searching for places to plant her...
- Posted June 29, 2015
Meet “Nature Boy” eden ahbez: The First California Hippie
eden ahbez — who insisted that his name be spelled without capital letters, claiming that only “God” and “Infinity” and “Love” were worthy of capitalization — might have been one of the first hippies in California, but...
- Posted April 15, 2015