- “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 "David Bowie"
“Tell them they can laugh at me”: Remembering the humorous side of David Bowie
On this first anniversary of the passing of David Bowie, a loss still felt profoundly by all of us here at Night Flight, we’re taking an opportunity to reflect on his underappreciated capacity for self-deprecation and comedy....
- Posted January 10, 2017
“Raw Power Live: In the Hands of the Fans – Iggy and the Stooges”: According to Iggy, “This sh*t really sizzles!”
Raw Power Live: In the Hands of the Fans – Iggy and the Stooges — now streaming on our Night Flight Plus channel — features the full concert by Iggy Pop and his band of Stooges, performing...
- Posted December 9, 2016
“The Sacred Triangle: Bowie, Iggy & Lou 1971-1973″ focuses on three 70s rock icons
The Sacred Triangle: Bowie, Iggy & Lou 1971-1973 — now streaming on our Night Flight Plus channel — is a fascinating documentary about the intertwining careers of David Bowie, Lou Reed, and Iggy Pop. At 106 minutes,...
- Posted December 1, 2016
“Iconic”: 1974 saw David Bowie transitioning from Ziggy Stardust to Orwellian street punk to a funky “Plastic Soul” phase
2016’s Iconic isn’t a true music documentary, we’re sure you’ll agree — the hour-long program is comprised entirely of three filmed interviews with David Bowie, captured during different points in his celebrated career —but even if you’ve...
- Posted July 25, 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
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
“Take Off to European Rock”: The saga of Peter Schilling’s (and David Bowie’s) lost astronaut Major Tom
“Night Flight Take Off to European Rock ” — which originally aired on April 14, 1984 — begins with Peter Schilling’s 1983 hit song “Major Tom (Coming Home),” which revived the lost astronaut David Bowie had created...
- Posted April 30, 2016