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Nightside Project

End your commute happy with Ethan Millard and Alex Kirry from The Nightside Project. The Nightside Project covers politics and news of the day with comic flair and even a little satire. Plus each episode ends with a feel-good #ZenHeadlines story submitted by the audience.
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Now displaying: September, 2017
Sep 23, 2017

Nightside Host Ethan Millard interviews Bryan Brandenburg with Salt Lake Comicon.

 

Sep 22, 2017

Alex Kirry and Ethan Millard talk about the latest from Apple. The new IPhone X that will come out next month, will have facial recognition, so that someone can unlock their phone by looking at it. 

 

For today's 'Zen Headline'  two buddies, who lost their friend took a fishing trip, and brought the ashes of their friend with them. The ashes were used as a type of bait, and ended up catching the largest tarp ever at the fishing park. 

Sep 22, 2017

For the 'Zen Headline' Alex and Ethan talk about the news that broke on Thursday out of Provo. BYU will now be serving caffeinated drinks on their campus, which sent shock waves across the Wasatch Front.

 

A man in Tennessee was paid a visit at his home by the boys in blue. The reason? The man had a believable dummy that was decapitated by his garage. 

Sep 21, 2017

Ethan Millard and Alex Kirry dive into a situation in Missouri. A customer at a gas station gave the clerk a lottery winning ticket worth over $300,000, and judge Alex comes in to settle an issue.

 

In today's 'Zen Headline' a man's birthday was made in England, after being treated to several free servings of food and drinks. After his friend sends out a tweet about the mans birthday, the locals do their part. 

Sep 21, 2017

Ethan Millard starts off the episode with a tale of his bus rides to work when a white passenger confronted a black woman getting off the bus in a nice neighborhood if she lived there.  Alex Kirry weighs in with a #zenheadlines story out of Florida in the aftermath and cleanup of Hurrican Irma. One couple found Spider-Man, chainsaw in hand, helping to cut down a fallen tree outside their Bradenton home.The masked man was dressed in a full Spider-Man costume, holding a chainsaw.

 

Sep 20, 2017

Alex Kirry and Ethan Millard discuss their first world problems, and try to figure out a vacation spot for Alex and his wife.  

For today's 'Zen Headline' the two go to New Jersey, where a police officer becomes a hero to a family.  The officer helped a woman by searching for an engagement ring that was lost, and he found it for her. 

 

 

 

Sep 20, 2017

Alex Kirry and Ethan Millard discuss the new diet coming out of Silicon Valley, which is labeled "bio hacking." Ethan shows his frustration towards this movement, as the two give their insights. 

 

In today's 'Zen Headline' we take a look at the state of Florida, and mans house which became a shelter for foster children during Hurricane Irma. 

Sep 19, 2017

Swiss authorities are investigating reports that someone flushed tens of thousands of euros down the toilets of a bank and several restaurants in Geneva, clogging their pipes.  Several months ago, toilets near a bank vault in the city were stuffed with 500-euro bills, which had apparently been chopped up with scissors.  #Zenheadlines hits a story from the NFL where Chris Long is donating 6 paychecks to fund students in Charlottesville, VA.  

Sep 19, 2017

The flip of a half-dollar coin broke a tie between two Republican candidates running in a special election to represent West Jordan in the Utah House.  Cheryl Acton and Lyle Decker lined up for the fateful flip recently after splitting votes of 52 GOP delegates in a second round of voting.  A #zenheadlines story with an 8-year old boy who saved 5 stranded strangers off of a rock.    

Sep 18, 2017

This is an all animal episode of the show.

Nightside host Ethan Millard is joined by Koz (David Kozlowski) of the Just Koz Show on 103.5 The Arrow.

If your dog was lost and found a new happy home with a loving family, would you demand its return?  What if it was after 2 years?

Also, Unky Ben served up a great Zen Headline for us on Twitter.  A rescue dog that rescues earthworms.  Share a #zenheadlines with us

 

Sep 18, 2017

Ethan Millard and Alex Kirry love this amazing #zenheadlines story. MLB teams are coming together to help a 7-year-old girl with a 3D-printed hand make her dream come true.
Hailey Dawson aspires to hold the record for most number of ceremonial first pitches by throwing at every MLB stadium across the country. Plus, Harvey the Hurricane Hawk is recovering from injuries and doing just fine.

Sep 16, 2017

For today's 'Zen Headline' we're taking a look at a once-in-a-lifetime experience, a colorblind man seeing color for the first time. 

Ethan Millard and Alex Kirry are giving their two-cents on the topic but can't help but laugh at the commentary given by the man's wife.

Sep 15, 2017

Ethan Millard and Alex Kirry are mourning today for the loss of multiple exotic cars after Hurricane Harvey moved into Houston, TX.

The owner, obviously a fan of sports cars, is sure to be on the phone with his insurance company for quite a while but Ethan believes he should reevaluate his next purchase following the horrible events.

Sep 15, 2017

With all the things that people have had to deal with when it came to Hurricane disasters, Alex Kirry and Ethan Millard talk about a supercar collection in Houston that was flooded by Harvey waters.  Ethan then makes it clear that he wasn't impressed by the collection.  First World Problems... a #zenheadlines story that brings a colorful tear to the eyes.  A man who lived colorblind his whole life was gifted colorblind correcting glasses and breaks down.  So sweet.   

Sep 14, 2017

Ethan Millard and Alex Kirry start things off talking about the weirdest giveaway they've ever heard of at a sporting event. The Baltimore Ravens on Sunday are adopting a unique approach: The tens of thousands of fans entering M&T Bank Stadium for the NFL team’s home opener against the Cleveland Browns will receive free DNA test kits.  Interesting. A #zenheadlines story from Japan where they are trying to prevent youth suicides rates from going up.  

Sep 14, 2017

Ethan Millard and Alex Kirry watch in horror as a dozen ducklings born on a ledge began to follow their mother off the edge three stories above the street.   The spectacle of Joel Armstrong at Sterling Savings currying across a pavement, catching ducklings as they plunge off a ledge has resulted in him earning the nickname 'Duck Man'.

 

 

Sep 14, 2017

Ethan Millard and Alex Kirry are back to talk about a topic that has many families debating, how healthy are DORITOS and other snacks from Frito-Lay?

Ethan recently had a discussion with his son and somehow came on the losing end of the health benefits relating to the tasty snacks.

Sep 13, 2017

Ethan Millard and Alex Kirry start off the show in a city very near where Alex grew up in Washington where a group of bikini baristas filed a lawsuit against the city of Everett in federal court this week alleging that two new ordinances banning bare skin at expresso stands violate their constitutional rights.  And a #zenheadlines story coming out of Florida in the wake of Hurricane Irma that left dozens of Manatees stranded on high ground. People coming from all around to save these sea cows.   

Sep 13, 2017

Alex Kirry brings a real first world problem to the table and needs a little therapy from Ethan Millard after Hurricane Irma has ravaged the US Virgin Islands, where Alex was to spend his 10th anniversary later this fall.  Ethan also shares a story out of London where Crews are waging a “three-week sewer war” against an enormous “fatberg” — a solid mass of congealed oil, diapers, hand wipes and other unsavory items — that is clogging a Victorian-era sewer in Whitechapel, London. 

Sep 12, 2017
Ethan Millard and Alex Kirry wade into gross waters after a Berlin man farted twice in the presence of a female officer in February last year, he was made to pay a €900 fine. A Berlin court re-examined the case this week. The man had reportedly farted twice in the vicinity of a female police officer in February 2016 and the court has ruled that it is unlawful to fine someone for the offense.  Plus, #zenheadlines celebrating Pepsi's win over Hurricane Irma.  
Sep 12, 2017

Ethan Millard and Alex Kirry start the show off with Ethan's parenting woes after his son points out that he's only eating Doritos for dinner and pointed to the nutrition facts that backed up his point that they do indeed contain vitamins.  the #zenheadlines, A loan officer named Joel Armstrong watched a mother duckling nesting her 12 babies from his office window in downtown Spokane. Nothing seemed too out of the ordinary — until Joel noticed the ducks hatching, and the mother having to leave to fetch water.

Sep 8, 2017

Today we have a special guest in the studio, famed #ZenHeadline superstar Unky Ben and we're checking out some of the craziest Kit Kat flavors to come out of Japan.

Sep 6, 2017

 A group of Mainers says Passy Pete the Lobster has predicted six more weeks of summer at an annual ceremony.  The crustacean has been fished out of the Passagassawakeag River for the past three years in a tradition modeled after famed groundhog Punxsutawney Phil’s winter prediction in Pennsylvania. Plus Ethan Millard and Alex Kirry talk about the new trend of "Forrest Bathing" during #zenheadlines. Its not what you think.  

Sep 5, 2017

Its a trick question but with a wildfire that has struck a large chicken operation in Utah, killing more than 150,000 chickens, Ethan Millard wonders how many chickens would have to die for us to feel as badly as if one human had lost their life.  Alex Kirry gives his reasons why this is a terrible question.  #zenheadlines brings us a story from a listener.  A former mob enforcer has turned to a life of saving animals at a shelter in New York City.  

Sep 5, 2017

If this woman thought meeting the Pope couldn't get any more memorable, she was wrong. Maryangel Espinal was stunned when her boyfriend, Dario Ramirez, dropped to his knee in front of the pontiff during a visit to the Vatican.

Coke said that its totally cool when men asked if they could loot a Coca-cola warehouse in Beaumont Texas.  Taking cases and cases of water to folks who don't have clean water is a bigger priority than the security of the distribution center.  

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