Like Alex Cox's STRAIGHT TO HELL (1987) or any given "Rat Pack" movie, HUMAN HIGHWAY appears to have been made largely as a lark by a star and his friends. Neil Young, the band Devo, and most of what would later become David Lynch's repertory troupe are featured in this goofily enjoyable
romp about rock 'n' roll in the face of nuclear Armageddon.
Workers at the Cal-Neva Nuclear power authority (played by the members of Devo: Jerry Casale, Mark Mothersbaugh, Bob Casale, Bob Mothersbaugh, Alan Myers) prepare to dump nuclear wastes in nearby Linear Valley, where there isn't much life except what gathers at the local diner/garage. Since the
recent death of owner O...