New this week on Night Flight Plus!

By on March 3, 2017

Lou Reed – Video Profile: A classic episode returns to Night Flight

We’re celebrating Lou Reed this week by adding Night Flight’s incredible video profile of the artist from 1983 to Night Flight Plus.

What would have been his 75th birthday arrives with the news that Laurie Anderson is bringing Lou Reed’s archives to the NY Public Library to be enjoyed by all.

Why not make tonight a double-bill with the Laurie Anderson profile we have streaming as well?

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In 1965, as leader of The Velvet Underground, Lou Reed became Rock’s first leather-clad social outcast. Night Flight tells his story with music videos, live footage and amazingly candid interviews discussing his love for performance and unique approach to recording.

Watch it tonight!

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Adjust Your Tracking!

Over 100 collectors, filmmakers, producers, and video store owners express how VHS changed their lives. Some see VHS as worthless plastic, but Adjust Your Tracking: The Untold Story of the VHS Collector.

shows a vibrant world of collectors and movie fans who are keeping the format, and the movies, alive. Travel back to the days of video rental stores with those who still buy, sell, rent and trade the format that will not die — VHS.

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Dr. Demento remembers Bill Paxton for Night Flight

We were saddened to learn of the death of versatile actor Bill Paxton, at age 61, after suffering a fatal stroke following complications after heart surgery.

Night Flight reached out to Barret Hansen, a.k.a. Dr. Demento, who recalled for us the day he spent with Paxton back in 1980 when they were both involved in filming of the Barnes & Barnes short film/video for “Fish Heads,” a cult classic which aired on “Night Flight” several times during the 1980s.

Read on our blog.

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Take Off To Animation: A closer look at a classic episode on Night Flight Plus

Night Flight’s “Take Off To Animation” featured not just one but two videos by Will Powers, an alter ego with a synthetically-altered faked male voice used by photographer Lynn Goldsmith, including “Adventures in Success,”one of the first ever 3D computer-animated music videos.

The full episode — one of our most popular shows ever, originally airing on February 17, 1984 — is now streaming over on Night Flight Plus.

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