- The Wu Tang Collection: The weirdest “Ku Fung Theater”-style mostly-Asian action flicks you’ll ever see
- “Salad Days”: Night Flight talks to filmmaker Scott Crawford about Washington D.C.’s ’80s punk scene
- Bullseye! Arrow Films’ exploitation, Italian horror, spaghetti westerns, drive-in sleaze & more, now on Night Flight Plus!
- “Dynaman”: Night Flight’s popular series featured rubber monsters, good looking Japanese teens, silly jokes, and cool pop music!
- “All Dolled Up”: Night Flight’s exclusive interview with director Bob Gruen about his New York Dolls documentary
- Something Weird: Read an exclusive excerpt from A Thousand Cuts: The Bizarre Underground World of Collectors and Dealers Who Saved the Movies
- “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!
- 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 Bryan Thomas
“Video Flash Tracks”: Revisiting Aztec Camera’s songs about love, loss and vulnerability
In this episode of Night Flight’s “Video Flash Tracks” — which originally aired on September 16, 1988 — our loyal viewers were treated to three videos by Scottish indie band Aztec Camera, led by their boyish frontman...
- Posted February 13, 2017
“All Dolled Up”: Night Flight’s exclusive interview with director Bob Gruen about his New York Dolls documentary
All Dolled Up: A New York Dolls Story features amazing, rare live clips and revealing interviews that were filmed by acclaimed New York-based photographer Bob Gruen and Nadya Beck in the heady days of the band’s ascension...
- Posted February 10, 2017
“Video Profile: New Order”: Night Flight’s 1989 episode highlighted the electro-dance band’s experimental videos
Night Flight’s “Video Profile: New Order” — which originally aired on July 27, 1989 — includes several of the electro-dance band’s eccentric music videos, which were mostly directed by celebrated artists and experimental filmmakers like Robert Longo,...
- Posted February 6, 2017
The Definitive Oral History Of “Max Headroom”: From Cyberpunk Icon To MTV Host Selling Coke
Thirty years after the show’s TV premiere, The Verge have posted a terrific oral history of 1980s cyberpunk icon “Max Headroom,” who started as the snarky “virtual” star of a dystopian science fiction TV movie satirizing mass...
- Posted February 4, 2017
Something Weird: Read an exclusive excerpt from A Thousand Cuts: The Bizarre Underground World of Collectors and Dealers Who Saved the Movies
Mike Vraney of Something Weird Video was truly one of a kind, even in the lurid, carny-like world of exploitation, sexploitation and grindhouse movies that he loved so much. Mike Vraney; By Permission of Mike Vraney A...
- Posted February 3, 2017
“Horror Rock”: Horror movie maven John Russo’s 1989 music video compilation featured the clown princes of L.A. punk, the Dickies
Horror Rock — now streaming over on our Night Flight Plus channel — was first produced as a VHS title in 1989 by the legendary horror movie maven John Russo (screenwriter, novelist and occasional actor and film...
- Posted February 2, 2017
“Grinning Evil Death”: In 1991, Bob Sabiston’s & Mike McKenna’s CGI/2D animated short premiered on MTV’s “Liquid Television”
The wonderfully surreal Grinning Evil Death — an early CGI/2D cel animation hybrid short film, produced and directed by Bob Sabiston and Mike McKenna when they were both students at MIT Media Lab — originally premiered on...
- Posted February 1, 2017
Night Flight’s “Take Off to Women in Rock” in 1984 featured Blondie’s “X Offender” video
Blondie’s video for “X Offender” — included in our popular “Take Off to Women in Rock” episode, which originally aired on August 16, 1984 — is curiously credited onscreen by the song’s original title, “Sex Offender.” It...
- Posted January 31, 2017