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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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Nov 22, 2017

Ethan Millard and Alex Kirry are enthralled with an episode from a Japanese game show featuring a set of slippery stairs appeared on YouTube this week, and it has captured the internet for good reason: the display of pure athleticism, the never-ending drama, and the joy of watching people in colorful latex onesies tumble (safely) down a staircase. Plus, a #zenheadlines story featuring a $76,000 Thanksgiving meal at Old Homestead in New York that includes amazing expensive food and amazing prizes like $7500 shopping spree, a $20,000 swiss watch and 4 tickets to Hamilton.  

Nov 21, 2017

LaVar Ball downplayed reports that he is feuding with President Donald Trump in an interview on Monday, but he declined to thank the president for helping to get his son, LiAngelo Ball, home from China.  Both men refuse to back down on the argument and both are totally crazy.  Ethan Millard and Alex Kirry theorize that President Trump is Lavar Ball in a white, fat suit.  #zenheadlines bring us to Pleasant Grove Utah where a man gives back all 85 Baseballs hit into his backyard from the high school.  

Nov 21, 2017

Alex Kirry and Ethan Millard start off the episode talking about police officers and firefighters responding to a report of a car hitting a building Monday morning in Long Beach wound up crashing the set of a movie featuring native son Billy Crystal.  The smashed-up Cadillac at the Slices & Ices pizza and ice cream shop on West Beech Street was part of a set for a film starring Crystal. Plus, #zenheadlines featuring the Pope asking Rome and Italian Traffic Officers to be merciful in handing out tickets.  

Nov 20, 2017

A rotund raccoon was foiled by its own expanding waistline when it tried to climb out of a sewer grate in a Chicago suburb and got stuck, according to a report.

The masked fatso had to be rescued by city workers and cops, who joked that he ought to go on a diet which Ethan Millard and Alex Kirry were frankly offended by.  Accept that fat raccoon for who he is, a fat raccoon.  Zion Illinois Public works were able to free the masked fatty.  

Nov 19, 2017

'Modern pedals are stupid': WWII veteran, 96, who smashed into parked cars after hitting the accelerator instead of the brake blames his car for the spectacular crash.  Tim Swift, KSL's resident Aussie Accountant is also well-versed in dealings of this type of awesome Aussie man who probably shouldn't drive any more.  Alex Kirry and Ethan Millard also ask for translation assistance.  

 

 

 

Nov 18, 2017

 Ethan Millard and Alex Kirry are entertained and disgusted all at the same time that adult actress Cherie DeVille is considering running against Donald Trump in the 2020 election with ’90s rapper Coolio as her running mate.  Plus, a Danish Billionaire is hit with a massive fine for DUI because she's got a lot of money so the fine is $30,000.  

Nov 17, 2017

Ethan Millard and Alex Kirry follow up on the 96-year old Australian World War II Veteran who crashed his car and blamed it on the poorly designed gas and brake pedals on his car.  Tim Swift, KSL's resident Aussie weighs in on what the man is saying and how the story is so quintessential Australian.  Plus, the #zenheadlines story that involves a fat raccoon who had to be rescued by police after an eating spree that saw the raccoon stuck in a rain gutter.     

Nov 17, 2017

Alex Kirry and Ethan Millard battle on Utah's Morning News on another edition of NewsMasters of the Universe, with Brian and Amanda.  Ethan tackles questions about Al Franken's home state and Alex tries to snap a losing streak against Ethan, does he know anything about Leonardo daVinci or The NWSL new team in Salt Lake City?  Tune in every week to win.  

Nov 16, 2017

A woman known as the 'Hamburgler' was arrested after the Howard County Police Department posted a video of her breaking into a McDonald's drive-thru window.  Jessica Marie Cross, 27, turned herself in Thursday morning and is now being charged with burglary and theft.  Plus a "zenheadlines" story from Tennessee where the state makes it possible for colorblind to see the scenic views of the Volunteer State.  

Nov 16, 2017

True story.  Alex Kirry and Ethan Millard discuss the crazy state of flying affairs in the U.S. when we allow whatever animal under the sun to be considered an emotional support animal.  A woman’s emotional support pig got a little too rowdy for passengers on a flight from Connecticut to South Carolina. Rachel Boerner was traveling with her emotional companion when things spiraled out of control before the flight ever took off.  Plus an awesome zenheadlines story when Seniors at Catholic Memorial High School in Boston give funeral to a homeless man who is an Army vet and has no family to speak of.  

Nov 15, 2017

Alex Kirry and Ethan Millard love this story out of Italy.  Pope Francis got a major vehicle upgrade on Wednesday, when luxury car company Lamborghini stopped by the Vatican to drop off the pontiff’s sweet new ride.  Francis, who typically uses Fiats and Fords to get around, was gifted a special-edition Lamborghini Huracan that was painted in the Vatican’s signature colors of white and gold.  Plus, Jay McFarland drops in unexpectedly to chat some Alabama, Roy Moore, Jeff Sessions politics.  

Nov 15, 2017

 Ethan Millard and Alex Kirry discuss a Vermont trick-or-treater who may have picked up more than candy on Halloween this year.  Police say a woman who lives in South Burlington called them after she says she accidentally dropped her yellow gold and diamond eternity wedding band into a trick-or-treater’s bag.  Plus, Movie Goers were treated during the open of Thor:Ragnarok to a live action play featuring the 4 main actors from the film, a great #zenheadlines story. 

Nov 14, 2017

Wally Whitworth, a 96 year-old Australian WWII veteran, recently had some trouble in his car. Going to visit his wife, Wally stepped on the wrong pedal and flew out of a private hospital car park. Whitworth has now been urged to give up his license by his family. 

 

In the city of Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, six year old Amiah Van Hill decided to help the students in the town by selling lemonade. 

Nov 14, 2017

After the loss of her husband, Lilly Ross decided to donate her high school sweethearts' face to Andy Sandness, who had gone without a face for nearly 10 years and changing each other's lives in the process.

Nov 13, 2017

A man has already pitched his tent outside of a Best Buy in Laredo,  TX and when the day finally arrives, he’ll have been waiting in line for 17 days.

Nov 13, 2017

Even though Thanksgiving and Black Friday is still two weeks early, shoppers are still setting up to make sure they snag the latest gear. A man in Laredo, Texas, has set up his tent outside a Best Buy, and is ready to go for the shopping season. 

 

 

Nov 11, 2017

In the country of Venezuela, two collared peccaries were stolen at the Zulia Metropolitan Zoological Park in Maracaibo. Officials say that the zoo animals were stolen by those with the intent to eat them. Ten species have been taken from the zoo. 

Nov 10, 2017

Alex Kirry and Ethan Millard face off in the weekly News Masters of the Universe Quiz on Utah's Morning News with Brian and Amanda.  Provo makes history in their Mayor's race, President Trump visits China to dine with world leaders, The NFL getting heavily scrutinized and the New York City Marathon has an amazing moment.  But do you have the news chops to beat these news buffoons?  

Nov 10, 2017

The Wayne Hills Diner and Restaurant in New Jersey has implemented a "teen tax" and the owner's attorney said the kids have been showing up at the diner in groups of 20 or 30, staying for an hour or two, and the majority don’t leave a tip.

Nov 9, 2017

Judge Alex joins in, as they take a look at a situation in New Jersey, where a restaurant, Wayne's Diner in Wayne, New Jersey, is receiving some bad publicity. Apparently, the diner has been charging groups of kids extra on their meals, due to the fact that they feel that kids aren't tipping. 

 

In Billings, Montana, cops are bringing the holiday spirit. Police in the town, who pull people over for traffic violations, check to see for outstanding warrants, and if their record is clean, issue a written warning, and a frozen turkey. 

Nov 9, 2017

In Fairbanks, Alaska, Rondell Chinuhuk has been arrested for stealing a motorized shopping cart. Traveling at a top speed of 2 MPH, police caught up to Rondell. Police say most of his trip was done in the store's parking lot. 

Nov 9, 2017

The official Twitter account of the East Lansing PD issued a warning on Sunday, saying its jail cell walls were lined with spoilers from “Stranger Things,” the popular Netflix series whose second season debuted Oct. 27 to keep people from getting arrested.

Nov 8, 2017

Alex Kirry and Ethan Millard stay in the animal kingdom. Sarah Harris from England, lost her skunk Dottie on a camping trip. Returning home without her pet, Harris found refuge in a psychic, who told Sarah where to find her skunk. Dottie is once again safe with her owner. 

 

In the 'zen headline' we head to Ireland, where a local man is now an inspiration. Eimhin Keenan is being praised for cleaning up a mess caused by three vandals outside of a shop. 

Nov 8, 2017

Alex Kirry and Ethan Millard discuss a part of the animal kingdom in this Facebook live episode. Dolphins are the talk of the day, and they dive into a study that shows if the mammals had hands, they'd be taking over the world. 

 

For the 'zen headline' there is a facility in the Florida Keys, that is taking the dolphin experience to a new level. Dolphin Plus, is giving you the opportunity, for a small fee, to have a dolphin paint you a picture. 

Nov 8, 2017

Jennifer Schwartz Berky, a New York county legislator, was filmed by police cameras as she has a mental breakdown and claims to have "PTSD" over getting a speeding ticket in Kingston, NY. 

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