- 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 "wrestling"
“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 January 21, 2017
Dial a Dude: Night Flight picks a few of our fave 80s/90s 1-900 numbers and funny parodies
Most of us probably still associate those 1-900 numbers with the TV commercials we’d see airing late at night on the cable networks like USA, back in the 1980s and ’90s. The typically low-budget but usually legit...
- Posted November 28, 2015
My Brilliant Career: Inside the wild outlaw world of pre-WWF pro wrestling in Chicago
In the early 1970s, before Vince McMahon’s World Wrestling Federation (today World Wrestling Entertainment) turned professional wrestling into a pay-per-view cash cow, pro grappling was a wide-open game run by maverick regional promoters and catering to lunatic...
- Posted November 19, 2015
L.A. Invasion, circa 1988: Iconic 80s legend Roddy Piper in “They Live”
Roddy Piper may be best known to 80s wrestling fans — he was admitted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2005 — but we here at Night Flight are particularly fond of the movie he starred...
- Posted July 31, 2015