- “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 "parody"
“Not Necessarily The News”: HBO’s ’80s news satire paved the way for “The Daily Show” & other TV parodies
Years before Comedy Central’s beloved “The Daily Show“ premiered on July 22, 1996 — in the evening time slot previously occupied by Bill Maher’s “Politically Incorrect” (which had been snapped up by the ABC network), and originally...
- Posted January 2, 2017
“Driller”: The XXX “Thriller” parody that answers the question: “What would Michael Jackson’s werewolf penis look like?”
Michael Jackson’s sixth studio album, Thriller, was released November 30th 1982, rapidly becoming the best-selling album of all time and catapulting the singer to previously unimagined levels of international superstardom. Soon he was appearing at the Reagan...
- Posted June 24, 2016
“The Dragon Lives Again”: Bizarro 70s Bruceploitation with post-mortem boners and more
The Dragon Lives Again — now streaming on our Night Flight Plus channel — begins with a title card stating “This film is dedicated to millions who love Bruce Lee,” which is immediately followed by a scene...
- Posted May 28, 2016
“In Smog and Thunder”: Sandow Birk’s “half-terrifying, half-absurd scenarios” about the Great War between L.A. and San Francisco
You’ll find In Smog and Thunder: The Great War of the Californias under the Comedy section over on our Night Flight Plus channel, because this is a satirical mockumentary about a civil war between two California rivals,...
- Posted May 27, 2016
“My Breakfast with Blassie”: Andy Kaufman meets outrageous wrestling legend Freddie Blassie in a downtown L.A. diner
One morning, in the summer of 1982, meta-stand up comedian, actor and longtime wrestling enthusiast Andy Kaufman met outrageous wrestling legend “Classy” Freddie Blassie at a Sambo’s diner in Los Angeles, where they had a strange, spirited...
- Posted May 20, 2016
“White House Madness”: Mark L. Lester’s offensive mid-70s satire parodied President Nixon’s paranoia
Steve Friedman stars as President Richard M. Nixon in White House Madness, a post-Watergate political satire produced and directed by Mark L. Lester, now available to watch on our Night Flight Plus channel. Lester — who after...
- Posted May 5, 2016
“Snuff Rock”: Alberto Y Lost Trios Paranoias’ piss-take parody on the ultimate punk rock act of rebellion
In September 1977, an iconoclastic, absurdist Manchester-based UK outfit calling themselves Alberto Y Lost Trios Paranoias would release an EP called Snuff Rock, on the Stiff Records label, featuring songs about a rock singer named Norman Sleak...
- Posted March 15, 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