- “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 "comedy"
“Hot Shorts”: Nine wacky send-ups of Saturday matinee serials by the Firesign Theatre!
In April 1985, RCA Video Productions released a VHS tape collecting each of the very funny nine “Hot Shorts,” produced just a few years earlier by Phil Austin, Phil Proctor and Peter Bergman of the Firesign Theatre,...
- Posted January 9, 2017
“Take Off to Comedy IX”: Jackie Mason’s colossal Broadway hit, “The Word According to Me!”
Jackie Mason has probably enjoyed more success on Broadway than any other stand-up comedian, and today he is still known for his many popular one-man shows, including his colossal hit The World According to Me!, which was...
- Posted January 6, 2017
“Comedy Cuts”: Night Flight remembers pioneering comedian Adrianne Tolsch
Adrianne Tolsch, who succumbed to esophageal cancer on December 7, 2016, was a frequent presence on the “Comedy Cuts” segments of “Night Flight.” Many viewers laughing at home may have not been aware of the strides she...
- Posted January 5, 2017
Remembering the funny film legacy of the great Gene Wilder, who started the comedy revolution without us
We here at Night Flight HQ were saddened to learn of the death of Gene Wilder — the beloved comic actor and occasional director and screenwriter — who died Sunday night, August 28, 2016, due to complications...
- Posted August 30, 2016
“They Called Him Amen”: 1972’s slapsticky spaghetti western comedy was a “Trinity” knock-off
1972’s They Called Him Amen (Così sia) – a mostly-forgotten spaghetti western comedy co-written (uncredited) by horror maestro Dario Argento, now streaming on our Night Flight Plus channel — was just one of many Italian-made exports which...
- Posted July 16, 2016
“Don’t Turn The Other Cheek”: Eli Wallach & Franco Nero buddy up in this 1971 action-comedy spaghetti western
Our contributor Eric Zaldivar tells us about Don’t Turn The Other Cheek, the politically-minded, action-packed “bottom’s up!” Spaghetti Western comedy starring Franco Nero, Eli Wallach and Lynn Redgrave. Watch it streaming now on Night Flight Plus! In...
- Posted July 4, 2016
“Satan, Hold My Hand”: This no-budget Lower East Side-lensed horror comedy was filmed for just $27.00
Satan, Hold My Hand – a 2013 horror film-cum-unintentional-comedy, now streaming on our Night Flight Plus channel — was lensed on an estimated shooting budget of just $27.00, although director Courtney Fathom Sell has said the amount...
- Posted June 22, 2016