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    “Mondo NY”: Lydia Lunch Explains NYC

    Oh, ’80s New York… those glorious pre-Guiliani days when a broken window was just something you could fix at home depot. In this clip from ’80s flick Mondo NY, Lydia Lunch offers a tongue twisting soliloquy honoring the...

    • Posted June 2, 2015
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    Group show ‘9 Lives’ in NYC features art from Norman Reedus, Jake Lamagno, Sue Kwon and more

    Photographs by Norman Reedus at Castle Fitzjohns Gallery, 98 Orchard St, New York, NY 10002. Group show “9 Lives” is open until June 15th. Castle Fitzjohns Gallery in Manhattan opened “9 Lives”, a group show including artwork by Norman Reedus,...

    • Posted May 26, 2015
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    Meat Loaf did Shakespeare Motor City Style

    In this exclusive interview with Night Flight in 1983, a candid Meat Loaf describes the rock star ethos through the lens of Shakespeare, saying “Rock and roll is a state of mind, rock and roll is in...

    • Posted May 25, 2015
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    Night Flight’s 1987 interview with Lou Reed about rap and synths

    To commemorate the true Rock ‘n’ Roll Animal Lou Reed’s 6 decades of releasing bold, challenging and iconic music, we have a clip from Night Flight’s exclusive interview with Reed in 1987. In the interview, Reed describes...

    • Posted May 20, 2015
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    New Wave Theatre hosted Wet Picnic (before the lead singer went on to win Oscars)

    Is it possible that this same unhinged lead singer with a dangerously pronounced jugular of 80’s band Wet Picnic went on to win two Best Original Score Oscars for Brokeback Mountain (2005) and Babel (2006)? Yes, all...

    • Posted May 20, 2015
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    The Real Andy Kaufman

    In this rarely seen interview with Andy Kaufman, the comedian tells the interviewer that he’s “not in any mood to fool around.” Obviously with Kaufman, nothing could be further from the truth. Pulled from “The Real Andy Kaufman,”...

    • Posted April 25, 2015
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    1980’s Chris Rock is as relevant and hilarious as ever

    By the time 21 year old Chris Rock was included in “Comedy’s Dirtiest Dozen,” a comedy special produced by Night Flight creator Stuart Shapiro, he’d been doing standup for four years and had already gained the attention of...

    • Posted April 25, 2015
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    Grace Jones documentary in the works at the BBC

    Night Flight favorite, Grace Jones is the subject of a forthcoming feature length documentary directed by Sophie Fiennes for the BBC. The film’s title is Grace Jones — The Musical of My Life, and has been in...

    • Posted March 28, 2015
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