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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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Oct 26, 2016

Alex Kirry and Ethan Millard chat about how future dead bodies of people we send into space could seed life on other planets.  Complicated bacteria and organic matter could live for thousands of years in the right environment.  Plus, finding outerworldy transmissions may have already happened and we didn't even know it and finally a couple of needed ZEN headlines. 

Oct 25, 2016

Technology is amazing and wonderful and life-changing and totally scary sometimes.  Amy Iverson from deseretnews.com/amy joins Alex for a bonus episode on making sure what happened to the 11 year old in Ogden doesn't happen to you.  The apps and online chat places your kids could be hanging out and snooping as a full-time parenting deal.  She's the best.  

Oct 25, 2016

Alex Kirry and Ethan Millard chat about one teen in Georgia who awoke from a coma he recieved after being kicked in the head at a soccer match he played in, and was suddenly fluent in Spanish.  Goodbye Rosetta Stone, just kick me in the head! Plus, Chicago Cubs fans are so glad they are in the World Series to take on the Cleveland Indians that they aren't going to watch the games.  You know, because they love their team.  The guys explain.  

Oct 25, 2016

Despite the negative press that we've seen over the last 18-24 months over police interaction with the public, support is up for the men and women in blue and that's a good thing.  The Chilean President has a massive fail at the voters booth in her country and how PokemonGo can bring peace and harmony to the world.  

Oct 24, 2016

An airline in Hawaii has won the right to weigh passengers ahead of a particularly difficult flight across the pacific.

Apparently passengers have been under reporting weight and that is causing safety issues.

 

Oct 24, 2016

Thank you for making The Nightside Podcast a success!  In this episode we briefly celebrate a major milestone,

And talk about the declining gas prices.  Hooray!

We preview a new bike lock that makes would be thieves vomit (literally) and discuss some of our most humiliating moments of sick and the time Alex's bike was stolen at work.

For Zen Headlines, we talk about the ice cream sundae in Ludington Michigan that broke a world record and

Science says dogs mostly dream about their owners.  They can't know for sure but they're pretty sure that's what happens.

 

Oct 24, 2016

 A US vigilante took down a major Russian government website over the weekend to retaliate against Russia's hacking of the US.

Former FBI agents have named him "The Batman of The Internet"

And China rolls out a "Social Credit Score".  Maybe we should use this in the US?  It rates you as a person.

And we talk about the problems of having your desk too close to your boss.  In our case, for years our boss could see our computer screens from his desk!

We review the work of two journalists who went without bathing for a month and decided it's actually a great thing to do!

And we roll out the new paleo skin care line featuring an amnio spray for your hair

Oct 23, 2016

Research says letting your teen sleep in is waaay better for their health than you waking them up early to mow the lawn or go to school.  Ethan Millard and Alex Kirry say, let them sleep in and then become the next generation of kids to live in their parents' basement.  Also, Counting your Governor Herbert blessings.  

Oct 23, 2016

Alex Kirry and Ethan Millard open up the considerable Nightside Food Budget to experiment with the foods that kept us all alive as kids when Mom and Dad weren't around and we had to get creative.  These homemade comfort foods that listeners also suggested boggle the mind, tingle the senses and fill the belly, if you can keep them down.  

Oct 20, 2016

This episode features big time international news

Another North Korean rocket failed, but there is good news as well:  North Koreans love the new cigarette smoking chimp in the Pyongyang zoo!

The Philippines announces it has 'separated' from the US.  Did the US even know you were dating?

And an Australian government office flies to a Paris conference on how to save money.

Another airline is trying out a 'no child' section.  Don't they know First and Business Classes are already childless zones?

Alex Kirry points out the hypocrisy of his dog- allergic child having to suffer through the presence of a childless adult's fake service animal on a plane because the owner is too lazy/ cheap to fly correctly.

Oct 20, 2016

Half of US adults are on some sort of law enforcement facial recognition program.  Where did they get the photos?  Probably casinos.

Plus, Elon Musk says by the end of 2017 Tesla will have "Level 5" automation meaning your car can pick you up in LA and drop you in NYC then park itself without you ever touching a thing.

For #Zenheadlines, Alex celebrates the sweet smell of justice with the arrest of a frat boy accused in an aerosolized flatulence prank.

And here's a silver lining story:  The hurricane in Bermuda brought in a 14 pound lobster for two fishermen.  They took photos then released it.  Very zen.

Oct 19, 2016

Things start off on a chilled out note with a rare early #zenheadline but things quickly go south when Alex Kirry and Ethan Millard start discussing the amount of school fundraisers that we participate in as parents.  Really, its just Alex who asked that out and was censured by parents for even questioning it.   

Oct 19, 2016

A sweet little boy brings lunch to school everyday for a friend who's family has hit hard times.  Also, a poll suggests that each state has a variety of preferences when it comes to sugary treats on All Hallows Eve, but Utah's pick is reprehensible. How a tiny town in Alaska is saved by dogs and reducing the methane gas output by cows is as simple as feeding them a snack out of the ocean.  

Oct 18, 2016

As titled.

ALSO, we briefly discuss whether the obviously totally real clown problem is more pronounced in rural or urban settings.

PLUS, have we seen this before?  Yes, and not just in our nightmares.

Oct 18, 2016

Very sciency stuff about the danger common to both monk seals and pregnant humans

Also, New Jerseyans thought it looked like a man in a bear suit.  Then someone shot it.

Plus, a few notes if you want to pack 9 children in an RV.

 

Oct 18, 2016

Plus, in #zenheadlines the CEO of Visa quits to spend more time with family.  He's praised for his commitment to family, but do you really have to quit your job to see your kids?  What kind of messed up industry expects that?

 

Oct 17, 2016

VR works for arachnophobes, will it also work for sex ed?  And other borderline observations from Alex Kirry.

Dinosaurs probably made quacking noises if they made any noise at all

Luke Perry is on the cover of AARP magazine.  So... Enjoy yourself, it's later than you think.

Plus we map out the tv show in which Alex Kirry plays a high school narc

Oct 17, 2016

You may not think so, but evidence suggests the world is actually getting better.  Unky Ben emails us with the information

Even still,

After falling for decades, pedestrian death rates are on the rise thanks to smartphones

Also,

The Alex Kirry family portrait weekend

And

If you're just doing a lot of sitting, you only need one kidney and one lung.

 

Oct 16, 2016

Ethan Millard and Alex Kirry fight in their own unique way.  News Wars is that way.  Here for you to be able to download on the weekend or whenever you get to it, this classic battle includes stories from a firefighter saving a gerbil in a crazy way and a the former Governor of Alabama being absolutely crazy.  

Oct 16, 2016

Ethan Millard and Alex Kirry fight in their own unique way.  News Wars is that way.  Here for you to be able to download on the weekend or whenever you get to it, this classic battle includes stories from a firefighter saving a gerbil in a crazy way and a the former Governor of Alabama being absolutely crazy.  

Oct 16, 2016

Alex Kirry and Ethan Millard dive back into a time on the show when many of the Elderly were being ripped off by scammers posing as the IRS.  We'd like to think that it solved all those problems.  Check.  Also, eating weird food in the studio in combinations that most wouldn't dare.  

Oct 14, 2016

A history lesson from Alex Kirry shows that for as upset as we are, there have been trashier presidential campaigns

Plus,

A young boy and his lawnmower are featured in #zenheadlines

and an old ship is discovered under the World Trade Center

Oct 14, 2016

A gorilla escapes from a zoo in England and as far as we can tell, Adele and The Queen were both interviewed as witnesses

Plus, Layton Hills Mall is on a quest to save Thanksgiving

Oct 13, 2016

Plus, Alex Kirry meets Evan McMullin and Gary Johnson in the same day.

No one focus grouped Gary Johnson's hair

Hair isn't even an issue for Evan McMullin

Other election observations included

Ethan Millard largely stays quiet

Oct 13, 2016

Alex Kirry needs to show more respect for the Nobel Committee

Also, he has something to say about the number of pot smokers in his neighborhood.

Plus, is golf the secret to your health?

We don't talk about Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton at all.

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