- “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 tagged "1980s"
“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
“Flash Tracks”: Forged in the factory town of Leeds, the Sisters of Mercy led their own industrial goth-rock revolution
One of our more popular episodes on Night Flight Plus is this episode of “Flash Tracks,” which originally aired on October 7, 1988, and featured a quartet of moody rock music videos by Sisters of Mercy, one...
- Posted October 12, 2016
“Ohh Noo…”: Night Flight fondly remembers Mr. Bill, one of our 80s TV show’s favorite features
One of the highlights of of our “History of Night Flight” episode — it originally aired on June 4, 1987, and you can now watch it in its entirety on our Night Flight Plus channel — is...
- Posted September 20, 2016