Info

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.
RSS Feed Subscribe in Apple Podcasts
Nightside Project
2018
January


2017
December
November
October
September
August
July
June
May
April
March
February
January


2016
December
November
October
September
August
July
June
May
April
March


Categories

All Episodes
Archives
Categories
Now displaying: October, 2017
Oct 31, 2017

At least that's what one columnist for the Atlantic is saying. With the sweetest holiday of the year upon us, there is no place to criticize people's generosity when they do full size, twix, snickers or Reese's Peanut Butter cups.  Plus, Alex will try to scare people with a chainsaw in his neighborhood, Ethan says he'll get shot and a #zenheadlines story of a target mom who was gifted a pumpkin spice candle by a stranger.  

Oct 30, 2017

Alex Kirry and Ethan Millard chat about Ethan's terrible vacation to a retirement community we call Palm Springs.  Also, A 21-year-old Pennsylvania man may spend 15 years in prison after stealing $1 and a houseplant he thought was marijuana.  Cops say an armed Maico Rosado Jr. broke into an Allentown restaurant in March and made off with a keepsake dollar.  Plus, a Penguin-themed world record breaking #zenheadlines, story.  

Oct 30, 2017

Police caught three teenagers orange-handed with 48 stolen pumpkins — and one gourd — are asking residents of a St. Louis suburb to view a "pumpkin lineup" online to see if their Halloween squash are among those recovered. This time of year, Alex Kirry and Ethan Millard always see the remnants of pumpkins that have been taken off porches and smashed by lame, teenaged ruckus-seeking, hooligans.  But the question remains, would you call the police and have them arrested? 

Oct 30, 2017

Today's headline is brought to us by Alex Kirry who is joined by Rivals hosts, Jason Buck and Scott Mitchell, and we're talking about a very special 'Zen Headline'.

For the first time in the 107-year history of the Boy Scouts, three triplets (Leo, Nick and Steven Cantos) who are blind have been named Eagle Scouts and were honored Wednesday in Alexandria, Virginia.

Oct 29, 2017

Alex Kirry is joined by Rivals host and special guest, Jason Buck and we're going over the story of Gov. Sam Brownback, who is the current governor for Kansas and he is leaving office to take over a State Department role in the Trump administration. With no qualifications for the state's office, a group of teenagers are set to run for the position, as soon as they come home from their senior prom.

Oct 28, 2017

Alex Kirry and KSL 5 Morning News anchor Shara Park battling news masters of the universe on Utah's Morning News with Brian and Amanda. Among the topics are sexual harassment in Congress, Mark Whalberg confessing his sins and many other hot news topics.

Oct 27, 2017

Alex Kirry and former NFL lineman Jason Buck discuss the newest political race in Kansas. Since there is no age requirements in the state, four high school students are now running for governor in the state of Kansas.

 

For the 'zen headline' an incredible story from the state of Virginia. The story of three triplets receiving their eagle scout award, however, all three of these kids are blind. 

Oct 27, 2017

Alex Kirry and former NFL QB Scott Mitchell, host of the Rivals Podcast and Helmets Off, sound off on the state of Massachusetts who "could make a data-driven case for moving to the Atlantic Time Zone year-round," the commission said in a draft report released in September. A second draft will be put up for a final vote on Nov. 1, and the issue could then go to lawmakers.  Then a #zenheadlines story of puppy proportions after a dog once thought lost at seas was found off the coast of Belize a mere 13 miles from where she was lost.  Neptune the magical seadog.  

Oct 24, 2017

Halloween isn't a holiday, no matter if you can convince yourself otherwise, its not a great time of year for parents who have to get their kids expensive outfits.  Alex Kirry and and Sean O'Connell (The Real OC) talk about halloween's status as a holiday or a money grab and the curious party up at Utah State every year known as the howl. A hookup fest masquerading as a masquerade ball. 

Oct 23, 2017

A Canadian man’s love of music proved costly after he was given a $149 traffic ticket for singing "Gonna Make You Sweat (Everybody Dance Now)" while driving. Alex Kirry and Dave Noriega (filling in for Ethan Millard) talk about the songs they would most likely be fined for singing in the car.  O, Canada.  Plus, a zenheadline of a UPS driver who has a facebook page featuring all the dogs on his route with 500K followers on social media.  

Oct 23, 2017

A nurse was ordered to evacuate her Santa Rosa, California home this week due to wildfires had she immediately had to find a way to transport all three of her horses when she couldn't find a trailer big enough for all of them.

Oct 22, 2017

KFC's Twitter has stepped into the limelight after the 11 accounts the fast food chain follows have been revealed, causing a frenzy among fans. The limited number of accounts has now been shown to be an homage to the restaurant chain’s famous “eleven herbs and spices” chicken recipe.

Oct 21, 2017

Ethan Millard and Alex Kirry join Amanda Dickson and Tim Hughes on Utah's Morning News to try and win prizes for listeners.  They are terrible at knowing the news but they are entertaining as they talk President Trump #metoo and the ins and outs of pop culture.   

Oct 20, 2017

Sometimes we give Millennials a hard time but today we're shining a light on a good deed when last December, Szymon, Wojtek, and Marcin were wandering down a street in Nysa – a city in southern Poland – when they stumbled upon a homeless man and decided to help him. 

Oct 20, 2017

In today's 'zen headline' we again look at the California wildfires. Cindy Mesaros in the North Bay, was evacuating her home, and brought her pony with her. Stardust the pony, was saved as she was put into the back of the Honda Accord. 

 

Alex Kirry and Ethan Millard talk about the recent KFC advertising, and the celebrities involved. On their social media, KFC is only following 11 people, five of them will ring a bell. 

Oct 20, 2017

Alex Kirry and Ethan Millard first discuss the disgusting fat-berg now in the sewer in Baltimore.  Fatbergs aren't just for Londoners.  The way officials are tackling the toilet problem and a zenheadlines story that will creep you out and also make you feel all romantic inside.   Emma Perrier, a London-based woman who was catfished — ended up finding love with the man whose photos were used to scam her.  He's a Turkish model and the gals in Ethan and Alex's office say he's dreamy. 

Oct 20, 2017

Ethan Millard and Alex Kirry discuss the crazy guy on the property at the White House. Pikachu...but this Pikachu 36-year-old Curtis Combs, a Kentucky native and the man behind the stunt, was taken into police custody after the incident.  President Donald Trump was safe inside the complex.  plus, a #zenheadlines story that ends in a mom finally giving birth after a judge ordered the baby out of the womb in 24 hours.  The faux court-order worked.  

Oct 19, 2017

Ethan Millard and Alex Kirry laugh out loud about a sad group of Chinese plastic surgery patients who went to South Korea to get face-lifts and weren't allowed to travel back home because their passports looked nothing like them.  The women — wrapped chin-to-dome in bandages — were barred from boarding a flight home at an airport in South Korea, detained and questioned by immigration officers at passport control.  Ethan is jealous.  

Oct 18, 2017

Alex Kirry and Ethan Millard roll out the rankings of Orkin's annual "most rat infested cities in America" list.  Utah is safe.  Plus, a great story for a couple to be able to tell their children, #zenheadlines brings us another great story of Bill Murray at a Chicago Cubs game in the NLCS against the Los Angeles Dodgers, where he helped a random couple film an announcement for their families that the couple is expecting a child.  Murray made the announcement and its awesome. 

Oct 18, 2017

Ethan Millard and Alex Kirry watch and discuss a video that has now gone viral. An embarrassing moment when a police officer is obviously unable to chase down a suspect and asks the people on the streets to grab a fleeing woman and then scolds a man for filming it.  His response is priceless as he barely makes the effort to catch a criminal.  And a #zenheadline out of Mississippi Fox13 News crew who film a house cat that has been mistaken for a Cougar.  

Oct 17, 2017

Ethan Millard and Alex Kirry talk about a crazed fan of the show "Rick and Morty". Rachel Marie decided to trade in her Volkwagen for a single packet of McDonald's limited edition Szechaun sauce. 

 

In the 'zen headline' they talk about Guy Fieri, and how he's helping the fire victims on California. Fieri, who lives in Santa Rosa, had to evacuate himself. However, Fieri decided to do his part, and started to cook warm meals for the victims, offering up more than 3,700 meals the first day. 

Oct 17, 2017

An 80% complete t-rex was found in the Grand-Staircase Escalante National Monument. On Sunday, the specimen was flown in pieces out to Salt Lake City. It is the most complete tyrannosaur ever found in the American Southwest. 

 

 Alex Kirry and Ethan Millard give you your 'zen headline'. In Minnesota, a man helped rescue a teenaged girl who had been kidnapped and missing for 29 days. The local police gave the man a $7,000 check, who then turned and gave it to the girl. 

Oct 17, 2017
Today, Alex Kirry and Ethan Millard are debating whether or not it would be a good idea to try and stop someone who is running from cops. We provide video evidence on the pros and cons of making the split-second decision.
Oct 12, 2017

Superstar Grower and now 7-time #HalfMoonBay Champion Joel Holland of Sumner WA sets a new American record with a gorgeous and gargantuan 2,363-pound mega-gourd, the second heaviest pumpkin EVER grown! Alex Kirry and Ethan Millard also talk #zenheadlines when a man wins the annual wife carrying competition by hauling his wife around an obstacle course.  

Oct 12, 2017

Ethan Millard and Alex Kirry talk about The Last Jedi’s new trailer that dropped on ESPN this week, which kicked off porg mania. The little creature—a Furby-esque species native to the world where Rey and Luke Skywalker met at the end of The Force Awakens—only shows up for about a second in the new trailer, but its screech from the cockpit of the Millennium Falcon was all it took.   #zenheadlines brings us a beautiful butterfly story from Colorado.

1 2 Next »