- 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!
- Something Weird is happenin’ on Night Flight: Check out our classic cult, hippie & biker flicks, drive-in sleaze and exploitation movies!
All posts tagged "KISS"
L.A. hair metal band Black ‘N’ Blue, forever linked with KISS, were “Heavy Metal Heroes” in 1986
In the second-half of this episode of “Night Flight” — originally airing on March 1, 1986, and now streaming on Night Flight Plus — we profiled some of the hottest new metal bands of the day, including...
- Posted June 30, 2016
“Smash It”: The demented, the dangerous and the disgusting Deacon Dark
Vintage TV sitcoms like “The Love Boat” don’t often offer up memorable one-off characters who live on for decades past their show’s original airdate, but that’s exactly what happened with heavy metal rocker Deacon Dark. Deacon Dark,...
- Posted February 28, 2016
August 1984: Paul Stanley tells Night Flight about KISS’s plans to “Animalize”
On the occasion of Paul Stanley’s 64th birthday — he was born Stanley Bert Eisen on January 20, 1952, in Manhattan, NY — here’s a Mick Wall inspired look back at Paul Stanley’s lone solo Night Flight...
- Posted January 20, 2016
Just say nope: Rock Against Drugs’s ‘suspiciously trippy’ anti-drug PSAs from the 1980s
Joe Blevins, over at A.V. Club, recently reminded us of a public service announcement campaign, circa late 1986, that was meant to warn impressionable teens to stay away from drugs, but, as they pointed out in their...
- Posted December 15, 2015
‘Tis the season: Wistfully wincing at Angel’s simplistic and insipid “Winter Song”
Each year, as the weather here in Southern California finally begins to get cold enough that I will at least consider wearing a jacket in the cool mornings and evenings, I inevitably begin to hear winter solstice-y...
- Posted December 11, 2015
Dial a Dude: Night Flight picks a few of our fave 80s/90s 1-900 numbers and funny parodies
Most of us probably still associate those 1-900 numbers with the TV commercials we’d see airing late at night on the cable networks like USA, back in the 1980s and ’90s. The typically low-budget but usually legit...
- Posted November 28, 2015
Happy Birthday to Gene Simmons: Rock journo Lisa Robinson talked to the KISS bassist in 1984
Gene Simmons is 66 today and to celebrate his first year of Medicare coverage, we’ve decided to dig out one of the most bootlegged tapes in the Night Flight library. Longtime music journalist Lisa Robinson sat down...
- Posted August 25, 2015