- 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 "Peter Ivers"
The epic saga of Tito Larriva, the Plugz and the “St. Paddy’s Day Massacre” at the Elks Lodge, 1979
Every St. Patrick’s Day we’re reminded once again of the “St. Paddy’s Day Massacre,” an infamous night of LAPD police brutality which took place nearly forty years ago, in 1979, at the Elks Lodge Hall, located near...
- Posted March 16, 2017
“New York’s Alright If You Like Saxophones”: L.A. punk band Fear on “SNL” in ’81 & “New Wave Theatre” in ’82
In this 1982 episode of “New Wave Theatre“ — watch it in its entirety now on Night Flight Plus — Lee Ving and his band Fear slam their way through “New York’s Alright If You Like Saxophones,”...
- Posted October 5, 2016
“New Wave Theatre” returns to Night Flight: The early ’80s cable TV show focused on L.A. punk, hardcore, and art rock bands
Now, on our new Night Flight Plus channel, we’re offering up a “Best of New Wave Theatre” show that was previously released on VHS in two volumes by Rhino Video. This is the very same show, hand-picked...
- Posted April 13, 2016
National Lampoon co-founder Doug Kenney and New Wave Theatre’s Peter Ivers: Exclusive excerpts from In Heaven, Everything Is Fine
This week we’ll be featuring a series of posts in our Night Flight tribute to the National Lampoon, called “the national source for smart, raw, taboo-smashing satire, and the national home for brilliant misfits to convert their...
- Posted September 21, 2015
Early 80s and Late Nites “At Sunset”: Buddy Helm remembers Peter Ivers
We recently reached out to Russell Buddy Helm, a musician, videographer and L.A. scenemaker who appeared on New Wave Theatre quite a few times back in the 80s, and he’s allowing us to share some of the...
- Posted June 3, 2015
“Murder, Mystery & Mayhem”: A 1981 Landmark Theatre Short Starring Peter Ivers
“There are thousands of tales of film exhibition in Los Angeles,” director Douglas Brian Martin tells us in his recollection about this short noir trailer he directed in 1981. “This is one of them.” Doug Martin: “I...
- Posted April 15, 2015
New Wave Theatre: An Introduction
If you were flipping through the channels late-night in the 1980’s you may have come across the friendly face of Peter Ivers, likely mid soliloquy, espousing some universal philosophical truth. At which point, you may have asked yourself...
- Posted February 11, 2015