- 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 "New Wave"
Men at Work’s ominous “It’s A Mistake” warned of an accidental nuclear war in 1983
In this episode of Night Flight’s “Take Off to Politics” — which originally aired on September 9, 1983 — viewers were taken on a tour of rock music’s political points-of-view, beginning with the 1960s and then fast-forwarding...
- Posted April 26, 2017
“Videos from the Attic”: The film noir-ish video for Romeo Void’s “Never Say Never”
In this classic vintage episode of “Night Flight” — which was originally broadcast on May 6, 1988 — one of the “Videos from the Attic” we featured was the black & white, film noir-inspired video for San...
- Posted February 21, 2017
“New York, New York”: In 1986, Night Flight’s viewers told us they wanted to see this awesome Nina Hagen disco/punk/opera video
In our fourth “Viewers Choice” episode — which aired thirty years ago, on September 20, 1986 — viewers of “Night Flight” weren’t able to send us e-mails or leave comments for us to read on our blog,...
- Posted September 21, 2016
Night Flight’s “Take Off to European Rock” featured Nena’s Reagan-era nuclear war protest song, “99 Luftballons”
“Night Flight”‘s “Take Off to European Rock” — which originally aired on April 14, 1984 — features perhaps one of the best remembered hits of the 80s, the 1983 Cold War-era anti-war protest song “99 Luftballons” (later...
- Posted September 9, 2016
“Breaking Glass”: Hazel O’Connor’s true life story will tear your heart out
When the phone rang at the tiny independent English record label Albion Records sometime in late 1979, the receptionist who took the call was about half-way through her very first day on the job. The call was...
- Posted February 20, 2016
“Punks, Poets and Provocateurs, NYC Bad Boys 1977-1982″: Marcia Resnick at Howl!
In Ron Mann’s short film from 1985, “Marcia Resnick’s Bad Boys,” cultural heroes like Iggy Pop, John Belushi, John Lydon, Mick Jagger, Andy Warhol and many others are on display, and if you live in New York...
- Posted February 13, 2016
Butcher Billy’s Post-Punk Superheroes: Turning 80s music icons into comic book crimefighters
Butcher Billy was born and raised and currently still lives in Curitiba, the capital and largest city of the southern Brazilian state of Paraná. He graduated from the Pontifical Catholic University of Paraná, in Brazil, with a...
- Posted November 1, 2015