- “All Dolled Up”: Night Flight’s exclusive interview with director Bob Gruen about his New York Dolls documentary
- “Dynaman”: Night Flight’s popular series featured rubber monsters, good looking Japanese teens, silly jokes, and cool pop music!
- Something Weird: Read an exclusive excerpt from A Thousand Cuts: The Bizarre Underground World of Collectors and Dealers Who Saved the Movies
- We Are Not Afraid: Music legends unite to help raise funds for the refugee crisis and victims of religious and political violence
- “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!
- 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
- AV Club calls Night Flight “A pop culture fever dream, a sensory rush of synthesizer melodies, solarized video, and severe haircuts”
- Under The Big Black Sun: Night Flight talks to Tom DeSavia about the late 70s L.A. punk scene
Watch David Lynch explain New Wave
Where else could you expect to find David Lynch giving his unique interpretation of New Wave but the New Wave Theatre itself? Here he is, Lynch with host Peter Ivers somewhere in time between Elephant Man (1980) and Blue Velvet (1986), giving a surreal definition of New Wave that sounds like an graphic Animal Farm inspired prequel to Lost Highway.
This kind of hidden gems exist in bulk in the NWT archives. Host Peter Ivers brought more than his colorful cold opening soliloquies to the broadcast. He had creative relationships with many talented artists like Lynch and was always able to pull a unique, raw moment from them when he had them on the show.
And that “song” Ivers refers to in the clip? That’s Eraserhead’s iconic anthem “In Heaven Everything is Fine,” co-written by the pair. Have a listen below: