- 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 "R.I.P."
R.I.P. filmmaker Jonathan Demme, director of “Something Wild,” “Stop Making Sense” & other Night Flight faves
We’ve just learned of the death of Oscar-winning director Jonathan Demme, a favorite filmmaker of ours, who died today, Wednesday April 26, 2017, from complications due to heart disease and esophageal cancer. He was 73 years old....
- Posted April 26, 2017
“TV Party”: Glenn O’Brien’s weekly late 70s public-access punk cocktail party TV show
We’re reposting this feature post because we just learned that Glenn O’Brien, who Rolling Stone described as — “a Renaissance man who edited for Rolling Stone and Andy Warhol’s Interview,” and “a fixture of both New York’s...
- Posted April 7, 2017
R.I.P. Bernie Wrightson, legendary horror illustrator & master of the macabre for more than a half-century
Night Flight were saddened to learn about the passing of Bernie “Berni” Wrightson, the legendary horror illustrator and master of the macabre for more than a half-century, who passed away on March 18, 2017, at the age...
- Posted March 29, 2017
Night Flight remembers James Cotton, the pioneering Mississippi-born blues harp legend
In 1985, the pioneering Mississippi-born blues harp legend James Cotton — who died on Thursday, March 16, 2017, at St. David’s Medical Center in Austin, Texas — appeared on an episode of “Night Flight,” joining future Rock...
- Posted March 21, 2017
Hail! Hail! Chuck Berry, the great pioneering, motorvatin’ rock ‘n’ roll innovator!
We’ve just learned today — Saturday, March 18, 2017 — about the passing of the great pioneering, motorvatin’ rock ‘n’ roll innovator, Chuck Berry, age 90, at his home in St. Charles County, Missouri, some forty miles...
- Posted March 18, 2017
Dr. Demento remembers versatile actor Bill Paxton, the director of Barnes & Barnes’ music video for “Fish Heads”
We were saddened to learn of the death of versatile actor Bill Paxton, at age 61, after suffering a fatal stroke eleven days after surgery to replace a heart valve and repair damage to his aorta. Night...
- Posted February 27, 2017
“Comedy Cuts”: Night Flight remembers pioneering comedian Adrianne Tolsch
Adrianne Tolsch, who succumbed to esophageal cancer on December 7, 2016, was a frequent presence on the “Comedy Cuts” segments of “Night Flight.” Many viewers laughing at home may have not been aware of the strides she...
- Posted January 5, 2017
“Last Christmas”: R.I.P. George Michael
George Michael — an acclaimed pop singer and one-half of the successful 80s-era pop duo Wham! — has died of heart failure at his home in Goring in Oxfordshire, England, his longtime manager Michael Lippman reported on...
- Posted December 25, 2016