- 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 "Night Flight: Take Off"
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
The Mystic Knights of the Oingo Boingo’s odyssey from absurdist theatre troupe to new wave octet
Night Flight’s “Take Off to L.A. Rock” — which originally aired on May 9, 1987 — featured a closer look at some of the bands which had already made their mark in Los Angeles during the 1980s,...
- Posted April 11, 2017
“Take Off to the Academy Awards”: In 1986, Night Flight picked our favorites to win the Oscar
In preparation for the upcoming 89th Academy Awards ceremony on February 26th, we’re taking a look back at Night Flight’s “Take Off to the Academy Awards” from March 21, 1986, comparing the films and artists up for...
- Posted February 8, 2017
Night Flight’s “Take Off to Women in Rock” in 1984 featured Blondie’s “X Offender” video
Blondie’s video for “X Offender” — included in our popular “Take Off to Women in Rock” episode, which originally aired on August 16, 1984 — is curiously credited onscreen by the song’s original title, “Sex Offender.” It...
- Posted January 31, 2017
“All That Money Wants”: In 1988, the Psychedelic Furs left the woods near Woodstock and climbed to the top of the pop charts
One of the more popular of the original “Night Flight” episodes is our “Take Off to Acid Rock,” which originally aired on September 16, 1988, and featured the Psychedelic Furs’ video for their chart-topping Modern Rock hit,...
- Posted January 26, 2017
“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