- “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 "Night Flight: Take Off"
“Flesh for Frankenstein”: Paul Morrissey spiced up this tale of horror with incest, nymphomania and necrophilia
Night Flight’s “Take Off to Rock and Cult Films” — which originally aired on March 25, 1985, and you can now find streaming exclusively on Night Flight Plus — featured a quick peek at a handful of...
- Posted January 17, 2017
“Take Off to Street Music”: Run-D.M.C.’s “Rock Box” video rocked from the floor up to the ceiling
Night Flight’s “Take Off to Street Music” — which originally aired on May 14, 1985 — featured the music video for Run–D.M.C.’s “Rock Box,” one of the first recorded fusions of rap and rock (although the Treacherous...
- Posted January 11, 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
Night Flight’s 1983 “Take Off to the Australian Invasion” featured Tim Finn of New Zealand’s eccentric artsy septet Split Enz
Night Flight’s “Take Off to the Australian Invasion” — which originally aired on November 11, 1983 — profiled the early 80s Aussie scene and featured music videos by a wide variety of artists from “down under,” including...
- Posted December 29, 2016
“Take Off to Acid Rock”: The psychedelic flashback of Dr. and the Medics’s 1986 hit “Spirit in the Sky”
“The original catalytic agent faded away,” Pat Prescott tells us in the beginning of Night Flight’s “Take Off to Acid Rock” — which originally aired on September 16, 1988 — “… but the sights and sounds are...
- Posted December 27, 2016
Movin’ and Groovin': Redds & the Boys and Washington D.C.’s insistent go-go beat
In Night Flight’s “Take Off to New American Music” — which originally aired on May 7, 1986, and is now streaming on our Night Flight Plus channel — announcer Pat Prescott tells us, “Redds & the Boys’...
- Posted December 7, 2016
R.I.P. Dead or Alive’s Pete Burns: “You Spin Me Round” singer was, in his own words, a “freak unique”
We’ve just learned that 80s dance pop icon Pete Burns of Dead or Alive has died, age 57, from a heart attack. The enigmatic singer — seen in this “Night Flight” “Take Off to Androgyny,” which originally...
- Posted October 24, 2016
American Music from L.A. band the Blasters and much more in Night Flight’s “Take Off to Rockabilly”
“Rockabilly is a strange brew,” Pat Prescott says in her intro to our “Take Off to Rockabilly,” “… part Rhythm & Blues, Country & Western, Gospel, even Pop. It’s a style that takes us back…to the 1950s.”...
- Posted October 8, 2016