- “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 "stand up"
“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
“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
“Comedy Cuts 3″: In 1987, Canadian “national treasure” Lorne Elliott performed his crazy “Elvis with No Nose”
Our Comedy Cuts section on Night Flight Plus features performances by a wide variety of stand-up comedians who were filmed at various New York-area comedy clubs and then showcased occasionally on our 1980s-era “Night Flight” episodes. Sometimes...
- Posted October 6, 2016
“Comedy Cuts” x 2: The intertwined careers of two of comedy’s funniest female stand-up comics, Joy Behar & Rosie O’Donnell
In the summer of 1986 and again in ’87, two of comedy’s funniest female stand-up comics — Joy Behar and Rosie O’Donnell — both made short appearances on “Night Flight”‘s “Comedy Cuts.” You can watch both of...
- Posted August 11, 2016
“The Heavyweights of Comedy”: These 1988 stand-up performances showed us “fat is where it’s at!”
In 1988, eight overweight stand-up “heavyweights” were filmed at the Minetta Lane Theatre in Greenwich Village, New York for an evening billed as “The Heavyweights of Comedy.” Night Flight’s founder/creator Stuart Shapiro was the director of the...
- Posted June 23, 2016
Richard Lewis in “Magical Misery Tour”: The Prince of Pain’s late 1996 HBO stand-up special
Late in 1996, angst-ridden stand-up comedian and actor Richard Lewis took the stage at the Bottom Line in New York City’s Greenwich Village to tape his latest stand-up special, Magical Misery Tour, during which he brought a...
- Posted April 28, 2016
“The Real Andy Kaufman” is not in any mood to fool around in this unique documentary
The Real Andy Kaufman — directed by his friend, comedy club owner and hopeful filmmaker Seth Schultz — may be one of the only ways we can see the real Kaufman, at least the way he appeared...
- Posted April 23, 2016
Comedian Joel Hodgson shows us a great card trick: The “MST3K” creator returns soon with 14 new episodes of his popular TV series
In 1983, Joel Hodgson — introduced here by host John Candy as a “comic, magician, spy” — was featured performer on HBO’s “The Eighth Annual Young Comedians Show,” where he performed one of our favorite card tricks...
- Posted December 14, 2015