Ethan Millard and Alex Kirry talk about a new poll dealing with the perception of medical marijuana in the state. Utahns support legalizing medical marijuana, a new UtahPolicy.com poll reports - including members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. A #zenheadlines story that will lift your spirits as a Sea Turtle was rescued from a rope attached to 2000-lb of Cocaine at sea.
Ethan Millard discuss the crazy outcome of the Alabama Senate Write-in votes. God, Bugs Bunny and Chuck Norris were among the write-in votes that played a role in electing a Democrat to the U.S. Senate in Alabama for the first time in a quarter-century. "Any other Republican" also appeared as write-ins, along with "Anybody," ''A better choice," and "Any other." Jesus Christ had votes in double digits.
With questions ranging from Senator Orrin Hatch, President Donald Trump and back here to Utah problems, Can Ethan Millard defeat Alex Kirry in a battle of Pop Culture, News Knowledge?
Alex Kirry and Ethan Millard discuss the now-true rumors, confirming iPhone owners' suspicions that Apple purposefully slows the operation of older phones, Apple says that it does just that — and that slowing down processors makes it easier for old batteries to perform after they've begun to lose capacity. Liars. Plus, a Venellope Wilkins is a newborn saved by an amazing team of Drs after her heart was born with the heart on the outside of her tiny body.
Ethan Millard and Alex Kirry talk about the new trend in ridesharing. A new study surrounding UBER indicates the ride-sharing service could also be affecting a very different kind of transportation. Researchers found that Uber may reduce ambulance use by up to seven percent. Plus, a #zenheadlines story that uses your face to order your food. Caliburger is now using facial recognition software to order your favorite, custom burgers.
This time of year is reserved for good food, family and friends. If you're going to do a luxurious cut of Prime Rib for the family Alex Kirry tells Ethan Millard exactly how to get the perfect prime rib without doing anything crazy during an impromptu recipe-sharing moment that no one asked for. Plus, a zenheadlines story of an Ohio boy who's generosity of giving during the holidays wasn't lost on Microsoft who did something amazing to make his Christmas very special.
Chick-fil-A is dedicated to keeping its 2,000 stores closed on Sundays, a testament to its founder's religious beliefs. We finally found out this weekend what it takes to make them break that self-imposed rule. Ethan Millard and Alex Kirry talk about the great reason they turned on the fryers on the Sabbath for a good cause. Plus, a Vegan burger at McDonalds in Norway is taking the meatless market by storm.
In their inaugural edition of #Grafeetoe, Ethan forces Alex to play a pictionary-style game but the twist is, he has to draw the subject matter with a fat marker between his fat toes. Its embarrassing, hilarious and a little weird. All the reasons why we like the Nightside Project.
Ethan Millard and Alex Kirry join Utah's Morning News on KSL Newsradio with Brian and Amanda for their weekly NewsMasters Quiz but a special edition of the quiz this week as the much-anticipated release of Star Wars: The Last Jedi is here. What do you know about the Kessel run? What is Kylo Ren's real name? Play along as The guys test their Star Wars Trivia to win prizes for their listeners.
The recent poll released by the millennials at KSL.com has Ethan Millard and Alex Kirry infuriated. Pitting classics against classics in early rounds is a fools' errand. Having to choose between Elf and Its a Wonderful Life while Home Alone 2: Lost in New York is taking on Santa Clause is Coming to Town? A Christmas Story vs. A Christmas Carol while Polar Express is somehow in the second round? Terrible. Also, a #zenheadlines story out of Canada where a man on a train stopped an assault against a Canadian woman who is Muslim.
When Ross Shaddick puts up the lights on his Christmas tree at home, he takes pride in the fact that they’re a decade older than he is. Even more incredible, not a single bulb has been changed. The 38-year-old Shaddick lives in Plymouth, England, and says his mom bought the lights back in 1969 for a whopping 3 pounds. Our #zenheadlines story of the day, a woman has been paying back a stranger's kindness of paying off her gifts in layaway with hugs to others.
Ethan Millard and Alex Kirry welcome Mom Show Podcast host Lindsey Aerts to talk about this new trend of parents canceling Christmas for their kids. More and more parents have canceled gift giving for their kids this Christmas. They initially make it a consequence for their kids' entitled behavior, but they also plan to teach their boys the true meaning of the holiday—that it's not all about stuff. Plus, a Pennsylvania Walmart had an anonymous donor pay off 200 layaway bills for unsuspecting strangers for today's zenheadline.
Alex Kirry and Ethan Millard begin the show with a terrible poll currently up on KSL.com asking people to rank Christmas movies, looking for the best of the best. Christmas Shoes, Christmas Carol, Scrooged, Christmas Vacation, you name it, its on the list. Plus, the #zenheadlines story that has a Missouri mom who won the lotto twice. In the morning she won $1,000 from a $10 Monopoly scratch-off ticket she bought at a gas station, only to win an even bigger prize later.
Ethan Millard and Alex Kirry start off things surrounding a Utah town that has been invaded by wild turkeys. Plus, Captain America himself, Chris Evans brings the #zenheadlines after he invited a bullied teen from Tennessee to the Avengers: Infinity War premiere in Los Angeles next year, following his emotional video that went viral on social media this weekend. Evans reached out to the teen – whose name is Keaton Jones – via his official Twitter account, following the teen’s heartfelt mini-rant about kids in his school making fun of him.
Firefighters in Swift Current, Canada are receiving praise for their efforts in rescuing a dog. The dog was running across a frozen creek, when the ice cracked and the dog fell through. Thankfully, the dog was able to be saved after one of the firefighters took the trek across the ice to save the animal.
Alex Kirry and Ethan Millard join Utah Morning News with Brian and Amanda, and participate in this weeks news quiz. What state will In-N-Out Burgers now be having locations in? Also, what award did a University of Utah kicker win this week?
In Albuquerque, New Mexico, UFC fighter Diego Sanchez, gave one fan an experience of a lifetime. 32 year old Isaac Marquez who was born with down syndrome, and UFC fan, goes to the same gym as Sanchez, and has struck up a friendship with Sanchez. On December 1st, Sanchez challenged Marquez to a fight. Sanchez ended the night tapping out to Marquez.
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