- R.I.P. filmmaker Jonathan Demme, director of “Something Wild,” “Stop Making Sense” & other Night Flight faves
- Record Store Day, every day: You got it nicer at Licorice Pizza stores in the 70s and early 80s
- “TV Party”: Glenn O’Brien’s weekly late 70s public-access punk cocktail party TV show
- Zinelandia: Night Flight talks with Joe Biel about “$100 & a T-Shirt,” his documentary about zines
- In 1977, Prince appeared on “The Gong Show,” but no one has ever talked about the episode, until now
- The Wu Tang Collection: The weirdest “Ku Fung Theater”-style mostly-Asian action flicks you’ll ever see
- Bullseye! Arrow Films’ exploitation, Italian horror, spaghetti westerns, drive-in sleaze & more, now on Night Flight Plus!
- “Dynaman”: Night Flight’s popular series featured rubber monsters, good looking Japanese teens, silly jokes, and cool pop music!
- “All Dolled Up”: Night Flight’s exclusive interview with director Bob Gruen about his New York Dolls documentary
- “The Gumby Show”: America’s Favorite Clayboy is back again on Night Flight!
All posts tagged "Firesign Theatre"
“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
The Farm: A “Ramshackle Semi-Commune” In Burbank, CA
Today is John Sebastian’s birthday, and I thought I’d take the opportunity to tell you about a wonderful conversation I had with him, many moons ago, in 2001, and in particular some of his memories he had...
- Posted March 17, 2016
“Americathon”: The prescient 1979 absurd comedy that predicted America’s unfunny future
Based on a wonderfully absurd play by Firesign Theatre-alumni and Night Flight faves Phil Proctor and Peter Bergman, written at the end of President Jimmy Carter’s presidency, in 1979, when the American economy was circling in the...
- Posted September 3, 2015
Planet Proctor: Friends Remember Phil Austin (Part 2)
This is part 2 of 2 of Phil Proctor’s ninth issue of “Planet Proctor.” This month, he has enlisted the help of fellow writers and comedians to remember his best friend and colleague Phil Austin. You can...
- Posted August 9, 2015
Planet Proctor: Friends Remember Phil Austin (Part 1)
This is part 1 of 2 of Phil Proctor’s ninth issue of “Planet Proctor.” This month, he has enlisted the help of fellow writers and comedians to remember his best friend and colleague Phil Austin. As I...
- Posted August 5, 2015
“J-Men Forever”!: the Firesign Theatre’s Proctor & Bergman’s “rock’n roll’em high comedy”
“Far out, I’m the Lightning Bug, and my rock ‘n’ roll invasion of Earth is underway. Look at them, they’ll be rocked and rolled…they’ll all shake and dance… and now I must split to Earth in my...
- Posted July 2, 2015
Welcome to Planet Proctor
Introducing a weekly Night Flight Newsletter from an original J-Man himself, Phil Proctor. Phil is an actor, voice actor and member of the Firesign Theatre and what follows is a snapshot of his experiences and reflections. PLANET PROCTOR |...
- Posted July 2, 2015
Remembering the Firesign Theatre’s Phil Austin: regnaD kciN, gnol oS
Once again we need to pause here at Night Flight to remember someone influential and important in our lives, in this case Phil Austin, the co-founder of the Firesign Theatre comedy troupe, who died last week at...
- Posted June 25, 2015