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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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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.  

Sep 5, 2017

A photographer's selfless gesture of kindness toward a bride and groom has resulted in an amazing story and beautiful pictures after saving the day.

Sep 4, 2017

Alex Kirry has decided to scour the reaches of Reddit to find a hilarious rendition of Whitney Houston's "I Will Always Love You" brought to you be an amazing dog who has beautiful harmonizing skills.

Sep 2, 2017

Today we're joined by 'Rivals' hosts Jason Buck and Scott Mitchell to talk about a story coming out of New York where a good Samaritan came to the rescue after a woman was threatening to jump from a bean above a subway platform.

Sep 1, 2017

Ethan Millard and Alex Kirry first start off today's episode with a big thanks to listeners for playing the News Masters of the Universe with them on Utah's Morning News on KSL News Radio.  Also, an amazing dog that sings right along with his owner the classic "I will Always Love You" by Whitney Houston.  Plus, a #zenheadlines story of a wedding without a photog and at the last minute, a pro photographer stepped in to do it for free.   

Sep 1, 2017

Today we're joined by 'Rivals' hosts Jason Buck and Scott Mitchell to discuss a story out of Scotland about how two pre-teens got locked in a Sainsbury's superstore overnight and somehow managed to eat $386 worth of food.

Aug 31, 2017

Footage has been released of a riot in the Philippines that was caused by the release of an 8-Peso burger from the company "Zark's" which proves that Americans are not the only people that know how to create havoc all for the sake of saving a little money.

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