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Nightside Project

End your commute happy with Ethan Millard and Alex Kirry from The Nightside Project. Each episode features a feel-good #ZenHeadlines story submitted by the audience.
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Nov 16, 2018

It's been a long time coming but we're out with a new episode! 

In the latest episode, Alex Kirry explains his latest hobby, duck hunting with KSL Newsradio's 'Unrivaled' co-host, Scott Mitchell. Unfortunately, it hasn't been going so well...

And Ethan Millard believes that it's finally time to start defending Tom Cruise and his portrayal of the famous comic book character, Jack Reacher. According to the author of the series, Lee Child, Cruise is too short to play Reacher so we try to find out who could possibly play the character better.

Nov 15, 2018

Women's Health came out with a list of 9 ways to fall asleep better including not focusing on sleeping, stick to a schedule, and taking a warm bath or shower. Also, apparently kids are eating better their moms and dads according to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

Lastly, a firefighter was fired after bringing toilet paper with former President Barack Obama's face on it into the workplace. That and much more on this episode from the Nightside Vault.

Nov 14, 2018

Ethan and Alex try to sell you on a business opportunity involving an immortal jellyfish and face cream. We also test Alex's food knowledge with a quiz from Bon Appetit.

And we've known for a long time that cow flatulence have been bad for our methane levels and now we're finding a new way to address the issues. That and more on this episode from the Nightside Vault.

Nov 10, 2018

According to researchers, great apes are susceptible to their own version of a mid-life crisis. Evidence shows an ebb in emotional well-being in their mid-life, which is relatable for middle-aged men everywhere.

Also, a man passed away due to MS and had quite the obituary, where he called out the Kansas City Chiefs.

That and much more on this episode from the Nightside Vault.

Nov 10, 2018

In a small town in North Carolina, a general store owner decided to start a tradition to drop possums for New Years, the only thing is, they drop the possum but PETA came after the city, so there is no longer a possum drop.

Also, 10 things for you to do to boost your self-esteem, including spending a few minutes on your Facebook feed, go out and exercise, and to create your own digital avatar!

That and much more on this episode from the Nightside Vault.

Nov 9, 2018

According to research that was presented at an Australian conference, giving kids an early bedtime (before 8:30 pm) is a key element of their own health and we agree.

Also, why do we even change time anymore? It just makes everyone's life harder and we're no longer saving energy due to the concept.

And the police in New Haven, CT have decided that they're going to take any visual and unguarded valuables for "safe-keeping".

That and much more on this episode from the Nightside Vault.

Nov 7, 2018

A list came out detailing the most popular products shoplifters love to steal and as Black Friday approaches, we find out what why people decide to steal unusually strange items.

We also talk about the "Cottonball Diet" that originated on YouTube where you soak a cotton ball in juice and eat it, instead of eating a real meal...What could possibly go wrong?

That and much more on this episode from the Nightside Vault.

Nov 1, 2018

A high school in Tennessee is in the hot seat after they instilled a policy that separates students at lunch based on their grades but the real world shows countless examples of this happening in the real world.

Also, if you go to a baseball stadium to take in a game, you go in with the understanding that you might get hit by a stray ball or bat but what about a hot dog? That's what happened to a Kansas City man when a mascot threw a hot dog into the crowd and detached the man's retina.

That and much more on this episode from the Nightside Vault.

Oct 25, 2018

On this episode of the Nightside Project we talk about the recently announced 'Titanic II' that is set to sail in 2022 and will trace the same route as the original in 1912.

We also discuss McDonald's 'limited time' new breakfast item -- triple breakfast stacks. You can order either a biscuit, a mcmuffin, or a mcgriddle, two sausage patties, bacon, two layers of cheese, and an egg and we're a little upset that this isn't a thing yet...

Oct 23, 2018

On this episode of the Nightside Vault, Ethan and Alex discuss what the worst show on TV that your kids could watch is but could it be that adults are to blame?

Also, an airline decided to offer guests a full-time nanny to children as a premium upgrade while flying on their airplane, and as a first world problem, would you purchase this service if you could?

 

Oct 20, 2018

A study came out suggesting that the happy index in life goes up after the age of 70 and marriage is on the decline, potentially due to the lack of qualified men.

Also, we talk about what it would take for each of us to sue someone, as well as, a restaurant owner kicked out a man because he was trying to bring his service dog into the building.

That and much more on this episode from the Nightside Vault.

Oct 19, 2018

Slate magazine came out with a series on what it actually means to be "cool" based on students in high school. A German University had to do some serious repair after an e-mail got sent out to every student saying that they were no longer admitted to the school.

Also, how much do you walk and text? Are you able to walk, text and surf all at once? Well, in Australia, you could be fined for doing such a heinous act.

That and much more on this episode from the Nightside Vault.

Oct 18, 2018

An HTC smartphone saved a clerks life after he was shot during a robbery. He apparently complained to officers of chest pain, not even realizing he was shot and Kanye West tries to explain how life works.

Also, tech interns describe their worst experiences they've ever had. That and much more on this episode from the Nightside Vault.

Oct 15, 2018

A new list came out and we're breaking down the richest people of all time. The richest man in history was an obscure west African king and would be worth over $400 billion, adjusted for inflation. Also, women apparently take bad new a lot worse than men do, according to a recent study. That and much more on this episode from the Nightside Vault.

Oct 15, 2018

An article from Health.com came out with five alternatives to fast food. Also, breaking down the story about what really makes a man happy and apparently seeing your friends twice a week will help bring happiness into your life. That and much more on this episode from the Nightside Vault.

Oct 12, 2018

As Hurricane Michael tears through the Florida Panhandle, it got us thinking, should we be forced to evacuate, even if we don't want to? Scott Mitchell and Alex Kirry also get prepared to go duck hunting, and lastly, we go over a Zen Headline that animals and animal lovers everywhere will love.

Oct 12, 2018

Eleven live rats were found on a plane arriving for repair in China. Inspection and quarantine authorities say they found a rat's nest with ten rat pups under a first-class seat.

Also, a 500lb man from Wales claims he was humiliated on his flight to Ireland when he bought two airplane tickets and the airline actually gave him two separate seats completely away from each other.

That and much more on this episode from the Nightside Vault.

Oct 11, 2018

A women in Detroit placed a life-size dummy face down on her front lawn and places it in different locations every day but for some reason people who are passing by have been repeatedly calling 9-1-1. That begs the question, how far is too far when deciding to decorate for the creepy holiday? That and much more on this episode from the Nightside Vault.

Oct 11, 2018

A list came out of Men's Health on Yahoo breaking down the top five reasons why you might not have done well in that last job interview. One reason being, spending too much time on your phone before the interview. Also, we're going over a controversial list of the top ten most romantic movies. That and much more on this episode from the Nightside Vault.

Oct 10, 2018

An infographic came out highlighting some of the states with the worst sleep in America. Utah just happened to be one of those states and some of our rural counties feature some of the worst sleepers in our state. That and so much more on this episode from the Nightside Vault.

Oct 10, 2018

A study came out saying that teenagers who go to bed late are the most overweight. The study specifically worked with three time periods: the onset of puberty, the high school years, and young adulthood. 4,000 teenagers were polled and the results were interesting to say the least. That and much more on this episode from the Nightside Vault.

Oct 9, 2018

A 68-year-old woman in New York state has been teaching dance to prisoners for 7-years. Every Sunday she drives to the correctional facility to teach her "Philosophy" class. One take away that we have is that dance class is no joke. That and much more on this episode from the Nightside Vault.

Oct 9, 2018

Local leaders in Nebraska accused Hornady of not supporting the local economy enough, so the company decided to pay all employee bonuses in $2 bills, which ended up totaling $61,000. That and much more on this episode from the Nightside Vault.

Oct 8, 2018

JetBlue apologized to a mother after her 3-year-old daughter had an accident in her seat after being told she could not use the bathroom during a ground delay. In an attempt to fix the situation, the American airline offered a $50 credit to the family and $5,000 dollars to a charity of the family's choice. That and much more on this episode from the Nightside Vault.

Oct 8, 2018

While mass was being held in the church, a thief broke into a church and stole $11,000 in donations. The priest had raised the money to help a ministry in his home country of Nigeria. That and much more on this episode from the Nightside Vault. 

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