- “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 "80’s Night Flight"
The BEST of Christmas TV: A 30-year look at the absurd world of holiday broadcasting gone wrong, really wrong
You will probably not be asking yourself “Why, oh, why must Christmas come but once a year?” after viewing this destined-to-be-viral-video montage of Christmas TV gone horribly wrong. Thirty years in the making (1959-’89), this perverse assortment...
- Posted December 22, 2016
“Hit Parader’s Heavy Metal Meltdown”: This short-lived metal-themed magazine-style TV show aired on “Night Flight” in the late 80s
The late Eighties heavy metal-themed magazine-style TV show “Hit Parader’s Heavy Metal Meltdown“ — hosted by ebullient metalhead and future TV actor Erik Palladino — was a short-lived series that focused exclusively on metal bands in the...
- Posted October 22, 2016
“The Other Side of The Wall”: A behind-the-scenes look at Roger Waters and Alan Parker’s 1982 film, “The Wall”
On September 28, 1982, viewers watching “Night Flight” that evening were able to see a 25-minute documentary about the making of the Pink Floyd – The Wall, released into theaters during the first week of August ’82,...
- Posted September 22, 2016
Night Flight’s 1988 John Lennon Video Profile: Sailing into the Bermuda Triangle on “Borrowed Time”
“On the advice of Yoko’s astrology consultants, John Lennon sailed to Bermuda in June, 1980,” Pat Prescott tells us during her introduction of the music video for “Borrowed Time,” featured Night Flight’s 1988 video profile on John...
- Posted September 10, 2016
30 years ago, Divine told the world he was ready for Hollywood!
Shortly after the release of his biggest hit, Hairspray, and his untimely death at age 42, Night Flight paid tribute to the groundbreaking midnight movie icon Divine — featuring choice portions from the thoughtful interview we did...
- Posted August 12, 2016
“Ladies And Gentlemen, The Fabulous Stains”: A neglected punk satire saved by Night Flight!
“Take Off to Rock and Cult,” now available for streaming on Night Flight Plus, offers generous details of the diverse feature films the program showcased for years. Among them was Ladies and Gentlemen the Fabulous Stains, a...
- Posted August 1, 2016
AV Club calls Night Flight “A pop culture fever dream, a sensory rush of synthesizer melodies, solarized video, and severe haircuts”
Check out this really wonderful AV Club post (“What streaming services can learn from Night Flight’s curated rabbit hole”), penned by Shaun Brady, which says, “After three decades, Night Flight is something of a pop culture fever...
- Posted June 8, 2016
This “Flash Tracks” segment profiles influential Gothic Rock band Bauhaus and their post-breakup progeny
In this Night Flight episode which originally aired on May 6, 1988, we offered up a “Flash Tracks” profile on the influential Gothic Rock band Bauhaus and their post-breakup progeny. Watch it now on Night Flight Plus....
- Posted June 8, 2016