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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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Aug 31, 2017

Ethan Millard and Alex Kirry explore the interesting move made by Kit-Kat. The company that is famous for giving us chocolate bars, has now announced that they'll be selling cough drop flavored candy bars.

 

In #zenheadlines, a married couple of over 60 years, accomplishes a daring task that has taken them to every Cracker Barrel restaurant in the United States. 

Aug 31, 2017

Alex Kirry and Ethan Millard discuss the horrifying incident in Germany, where over 20 tons of Nutella was stolen. The police in the town of Neustadt, Germany, where the incident took place, have now asked residents to report anyone "offering large quantities of chocolate."

In the #zenheadlines portion of the show, the two dive into the rescue mission in Houston, and introduce to us the Cajun Navy. Some of those who want to volunteer are taking their boats out to the great state of Texas, providing any assistance possible. 

Aug 30, 2017

Alex Kirry and Ethan Millard discuss the case of employees at a McDonald’s in Delray Beach, Florida, who got quite a scare last week after police said a customer pulled out a weapon because the ice cream machine was broken. Alex knows the feeling.  

Plus the #zenheadlines story of the day when Southwest Airlines comes to the rescue of people trying to leave Houston's airport just hours before Hurricane Harvey hit. All at no cost. 

Aug 30, 2017

ITV news anchor, Alastair Stewart, is being praised for keeping his cool after an adorable toddler hilariously takes over the broadcast in one of the best interviews we can ever remember.

Aug 29, 2017

Alex Kirry and Ethan Millard discuss in today's episode, the difficult life of Porsche owners. Judge Alex explores how owners of the car, are having troubles seeing due to the suns glare off the dashboard. Many Porsche drivers are now suing the company, claiming the cars, and the dashboards especially are in fact defective. Just when you thought that driving a Porsche couldn't have any negative aspects, Judge Alex dives deep into this case. 

 

In #zenheadlines, we travel to India, and discuss the incredible volunteer service that was done. Rounding up 1.5 million volunteers and working for 12 hours, over 66 million trees were planted. Back on July 2nd, these volunteers put on a record breaking day. 

Aug 29, 2017

Alex Kirry and Ethan Millard start off today's episode with a cute little toddler who either ruined or helped a live TV interview with ITV News Anchor Alastair Stewart.  The Nightside Project then switches gears to a #zenheadlines story of a Philipino Hamburger Chain Zark's who made the huge marketing ploy of selling hamburgers for 8 pesos ($.15) for a burger.  The rush is worse that a black Friday Sale at Walmart.  

Aug 28, 2017

Nightside Project host Ethan Millard is joined by two former NFL players, Scott Mitchell and Jason Buck.

 

Aug 24, 2017

Alex Kirry and Ethan Millard visit the animal Kingdom on today's episode after an Oregon family’s golden retriever has been honored by a sheriff for digging up $85,000 worth of black tar heroin in a family’s backyard.  And good news after A constipated 49-year-old lowland gorilla at the Topeka Zoo in Kansas is recovering after having surgery.  He's going to be okay.  

Aug 22, 2017

Alex Kirry and Ethan Millard start off the episode discussing Great Moments in Millennial news where mayonnaise is now apparently making its way into America's coffee cup.  disgusting. Similar to the bulletproof diet and coconut oil in the coffee, mayonnaise is supposed to help curb your cravings to save your diet.  

Italian racists are under fire for posting a picture of Samuel L. Jackson and Magic Johnson shopping at Prada and claiming that the men were African immigrants using their tax dollars to shop til they drop.  

Finally, a #zenheadlines story of a man who lost his wife of 66 years and decided to build a pool so that the families in the neighborhood to could enjoy it.  

Aug 21, 2017

Nightside Project host Ethan Millard interviews punk rock legend Mike Peters of The Alarm.  Originally from Wales, Mike toured the world with The Alarm and other major acts like U2 and Bob Dylan.

After seeing Sex Pistols in concert, Mike started his own band, The Toilets.

Mike was diagnosed with cancer and continues to live with it and fight against it.

His Love Hope Strength organization matches blood and bone marrow donors to patients in desperate need.

A new documentary film, Man In The Camo Jacket, beautifully illustrates his story.

Aug 21, 2017

Nightside Project host Ethan Millard interviews punk rock legend Mike Peters of The Alarm.  Originally from Wales, Mike toured the world with The Alarm and other major acts like U2 and Bob Dylan.

After seeing Sex Pistols in concert, Mike started his own band, The Toilets.

Mike was diagnosed with cancer and continues to live with it and fight against it.

His Love Hope Strength organization matches blood and bone marrow donors to patients in desperate need.

A new documentary film, Man In The Camo Jacket, beautifully illustrates his story.

Aug 15, 2017

Today's 'Zen Headline' is the recent story of a miniature poodle who was saved by a pit bull and now the two have become inseparable best friends. Except, Ethan has a hot take on the lifesaving procedure.

Aug 11, 2017

Ethan Millard and Alex Kirry are usually all for new technology but Popular selfie platform FaceApp pulled several new racially themed filters from its app shortly after introducing them due to a slew of backlash.  This isn't the good new tech.  But it is pretty funny to laugh at these filters trying to handle President Donald Trump.  Plus a zenheadlines story out of Japan, Wendy's is introducing a burger that is the Burger patties for buns.  Amazing. 

Aug 11, 2017

We're back with another video episode today and we're discussion the backlash surrounding FaceApp for it's latest update, introducing 'Ethnicity' filters. 

Aug 11, 2017

A few days ago, a mysterious and seemingly driverless car was spotted driving around the streets of Washington DC, which sparked many viral videos that confused everyone involved except one person, the driver of the driverless car...

Aug 11, 2017

Wendy's Japan has recently added a new menu item that's definitely going to appeal to meat-eaters everywhere! The new “Wild Rock,” released from the fast food burger chain has decided to break the wheel by completely changing the way we look at burgers by ditching the bun for TWO meat patties!

Aug 11, 2017

Ethan Millard and Alex Kirry start the show talking about what appeared to be a fully-autonomous van being testing without a driver inside on the streets of Arlington, Virginia last week. It caused quite a controversy but as NBC Washington discovered the truth isn't quite that futuristic—although it is a whole lot weirder.  Plus a #zenheadlines story of a dog saving another dog's life as Tank the Pitbull saves a poodle.  Millard isn't impressed. 

Aug 10, 2017

Alex Kirry and Ethan Millard start things off discussing the recent Solar Eclipse and the whether or not said eclipse will be the beginning of paranormal activity in South Carolina.  Apparently, the South Carolina Emergency Actions Dept. tweeted out that they urge people to report any sightings to them.  Lizardman and Bigfoot are very real in these parts.  And #zenheadlines brings celebrity Chef Anne Burrell will be whipping up Cheetos-based creations for a pop up restaurant in New York.  Tasty.  

Aug 10, 2017

Ethan Millard and Alex Kirry start out the show raving about this new program where New Yorkers with outstanding warrants received a fresh start this week.  The Manhattan district attorney's office hosted its "clean slate" warrant forgiveness event where more than 500,000 people could have outstanding summonses erased.  A #zenheadlines story where thousands of tombstone pizzas were on the road after a crash in Arkansas.  The driver and motorists are all okay.  Are the pizzas free game for consumption? 

Aug 9, 2017

Alex Kirry and Ethan Millard discuss a police department in South Carolina who issued a warning to residents after there was an alleged Bigfoot sighting in a nearby county: Don't Shoot Bigfoot!  A group that investigates Bigfoot sightings, called Bigfoot 911, reported seeing “a large bipedal animal covered in hair” in McDowell County Friday night. Plus a #zenheadlines story of a burglar who was caught because he forgot to flush.  

 

Aug 9, 2017

Alex Kirry and Ethan Millard chat about a new study saying women that averaged 60 hours per week or more over three decades were found to triple the risk of diabetes, cancer, heart trouble and arthritis, according to new research from The Ohio State University.  Men are apparently better off, health wise, if they work longer hours.  

Aug 8, 2017

Alex Kirry and Ethan Millard discuss the curious case of the coroner's office in Olympia Washington that is really embarrassed after a dead body rolled out of one of their vans and was found by shocked members of the public.  Also, #zenheadlines brings us the story of a man who swims down the river with a dry back attached to himself full of his clothing.  He swims to his office, gets dressed and starts his day.  Swim commutes need to happen more. 

Aug 8, 2017

Alex Kirry and Ethan Millard laugh together after Summit County officials apologized for a particularly controversial rendition of the National Anthem at the county fair's annual demolition derby held over the weekend.  Listen to it here.  The off-key performance caused many to wonder whether the performer was completely sober, though others have speculated that she may not have been able to hear properly.  

 

 

Aug 7, 2017

25 year old Alex Sperber has been charged with bank robbery in Florida.  He robbed a bank, then took off all his clothes and threw the money as he ran down the street.

He told  the FBI he did it as a stunt to kick off his career in comedy.

Hilarious

Our Zen Headlines segment comes courtesy of Jack Canyon on Twitter.  He share it with us on Twitter using #zenheadlines

Whataburger is a famous burger franchise and one location in Texas is visited every single day by an elderly man.  It's his favorite restaurant.

For his birthday they got him a big cake.

 

Aug 5, 2017

Apparently it was a not-so-special election in the tiny town of McIntire, Iowa, where none of its 70 registered voters showed up to cast ballots.

Also, Ethan Millard and Alex Kirry chat about the President of South Korea who has rescued a dog bound for slaughter in a country where there are still many who eat the poor animals.  In an effort to quell this, President Moon adopted a "First Dog" to raise awareness that dogs aren't food.  

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