- “All Dolled Up”: Night Flight’s exclusive interview with director Bob Gruen about his New York Dolls documentary
- “Dynaman”: Night Flight’s popular series featured rubber monsters, good looking Japanese teens, silly jokes, and cool pop music!
- Something Weird: Read an exclusive excerpt from A Thousand Cuts: The Bizarre Underground World of Collectors and Dealers Who Saved the Movies
- We Are Not Afraid: Music legends unite to help raise funds for the refugee crisis and victims of religious and political violence
- “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
- AV Club calls Night Flight “A pop culture fever dream, a sensory rush of synthesizer melodies, solarized video, and severe haircuts”
- Under The Big Black Sun: Night Flight talks to Tom DeSavia about the late 70s L.A. punk scene
All posts tagged "1980s"
“Bubblegum Crisis”: This late 80s anime series was influenced by “Blade Runner” and other NF faves
Over on our Night Flight Plus channel, we now have an 80s Anime category, where you can watch all eight episodes of Bubblegum Crisis, an original video animation (OVA) that was initially produced for the straight-to-video market...
- Posted February 24, 2017
“This Is Not America”: David Bowie’s somber Reagan-era movie theme was one of the greatest protest songs ever
“A little piece of you, the little peace in me…will die…” sings David Bowie in “This Is Not America,” the theme song for John Schlesinger’s 1985 Cold War spy film The Falcon and the Snowman. The video...
- Posted January 30, 2017
“Flash Tracks”: This 1987 episode featured three videos from “England’s foremost female reggae band,” Amazulu
This episode of Night Flight’s video “Flash Tracks,” which originally aired on April 7, 1987, kicks off with three videos by Amazulu, the British mostly-female, mixed-racial reggae-ska-pop crossover band (although announcer Pat Prescott introduces them as “England’s...
- Posted January 13, 2017
“Take Off to Street Music”: Run-D.M.C.’s “Rock Box” video rocked from the floor up to the ceiling
Night Flight’s “Take Off to Street Music” — which originally aired on May 14, 1985 — featured the music video for Run–D.M.C.’s “Rock Box,” one of the first recorded fusions of rap and rock (although the Treacherous...
- Posted January 11, 2017
“Beyond Westworld”: This 1980 CBS series was a failed first attempt at bringing “Westworld” to TV
HBO’s mega-popular “Westworld“ series climaxed its first season with a mind-numbing 90-minute finale (“The Bicameral Mind”) a few weeks back, but the first time there was a TV show based on the 1973 Michael Crichton-penned movie —...
- Posted January 6, 2017
All our times have come: Night Flight’s 1983 interview with Blue Öyster Cult’s Allen Lanier and Joe Bouchard
In this full episode of “Night Flight” that we’ve added to Night Flight Plus, which originally aired on July 15, 1983, a lengthy interview with Blue Öyster Cult’s Allen Lanier and Joe Bouchard is broken up by...
- Posted January 3, 2017
“Take Off to Acid Rock”: The psychedelic flashback of Dr. and the Medics’s 1986 hit “Spirit in the Sky”
“The original catalytic agent faded away,” Pat Prescott tells us in the beginning of Night Flight’s “Take Off to Acid Rock” — which originally aired on September 16, 1988 — “… but the sights and sounds are...
- Posted December 27, 2016
“Heart Light City”: ABC’s “Be Near Me” highlights this collection of soft rock & adult contempo mid 80s music videos
This 1985 episode of “Night Flight”‘s “Heart Light City” music video show featured promotional videos by popular 80s artists like Billy Joel, the Motels, Air Supply, the Eagles, Kool & the Gang and others, but we thought...
- Posted November 21, 2016