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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 7, 2017

The Nuns of of New Skete are renowned for their cheesecakes. But no matter how tempting a cheesecake is, it is extremely bad manners to steal from nuns. Now one Vermont woman has reportedly been arrested on two counts of larceny for stealing $250 worth of cheesecakes from the nuns. #zenheadlines takes us to the first Cat Cafe in Salt Lake City.  Ethan Millard and Alex Kirry are so excited to try this thing out.  It should be great.  

Nov 7, 2017

Ethan Millard started off the day in a bad mood but Alex Kirry rolled out a fun story for him.  A government official is apologizing after a dashcam video was released this week.  Jennifer Schwartz-Berky, a New York county legislator, was filmed by police cameras as she freaked out over getting a speeding ticket in Kingston, NY. She claimed to have PTSD and to be having a panic attack during the encounter.  Plus, a #zenheadlines story where East Lansing, Mich Police are threatening spoilers to Stranger Things if you get arrested.  

Nov 6, 2017

National controversy over Confederate soldiers is pushing Rich High School to change its mascot. For more than 30 years, a rebel soldier wearing the Confederate gray uniform stood as its symbol, but that’s about to change.

Nov 5, 2017

Today's 'Zen Headline' comes straight out of Riverton high school where senior Shaun Rausch carried teammate, Blake Lewis, to the finish line at a cross country championship in Utah.

Nov 4, 2017

Of all the things you expect to find in your backyard on a November day in California, a four-foot-long crocodile monitor lizard is probably not one of them. Ethan Millard and Alex Kirry tell you about a man who fond such a lizard at his home in Riverside, California. The large reptile—which is native to New Guinea, thousands of miles away in the southwestern Pacific—was sunning itself on a hedge in his garden.  

Nov 3, 2017

Alex Kirry and Ethan Millard discuss the National controversy over Confederate soldiers that has pushed Rich High School to change its mascot. For more than 30 years, a rebel soldier wearing the Confederate gray uniform stood as its symbol, but that’s about to change. Principal Rick Larsen said national controversy made it clear to the school board that it needed to change the mascot, but a couple of students came up with a solution where they won't have to change everything.

Nov 3, 2017

Ethan Millard and Alex Kirry join Brian and Amanda on their weekly news quiz to see what Alex doesn't know about the Trump Administration.  Topics from President Trump's Russia problems, Kyle Beckerman's dreadlocks getting cut and Arches National Park getting more expensive, Ethan is officially cheating, as he gets a World Series question right, but can Alex break his losing streak?   

Nov 2, 2017

Alex Kirry and Ethan Millard talk about a situation at the University of Hartford. Judge Kirry puts on his judge pants for #NightsideCourt and discusses a nasty roommate relationship gone bad. From painting bodily fluids on backpacks to putting clam dip into lotion, it was obvious one of them had to go. 

The #ZenHeadlines story is about a special flight. Karen Grieve, a woman from Ayrshire, recently took from Glasgow to Crete. Interestingly enough, when Grieve arrived at the airport, she realized that she was the only passenger on the entire plane.

Nov 1, 2017

Alex Kirry and Ethan Millard start out with Alex complaining about a mom and her daughter who rolled up to his house just before 11pm on Halloween.  Alex was beside himself. Ethan rolls out a story of a man who was ordered to write 144 nice text messages after he sent his ex-girlfriend that many mean messages and the #zenheadlines story was about the Skokie Illinois officer who bought a teen a gym membership after the gym was sick of him sneaking in to work out because he couldn't afford it.  

Nov 1, 2017

Alex Kirry and Ethan Millard discuss their Halloween festivities from the night before. Alex shares the funnier encounters from the trick-or-treaters, also his scaring tactics. 

In the 'zen headline' we talk about a local writer. Herb Scribner from the Deseret News, has been dubbed one of KFC's 11 "Herbs" and spices on Twitter. KFC's social media account only follows 11 people, and Herb is one of them!

Oct 31, 2017

At least that's what one columnist for the Atlantic is saying. With the sweetest holiday of the year upon us, there is no place to criticize people's generosity when they do full size, twix, snickers or Reese's Peanut Butter cups.  Plus, Alex will try to scare people with a chainsaw in his neighborhood, Ethan says he'll get shot and a #zenheadlines story of a target mom who was gifted a pumpkin spice candle by a stranger.  

Oct 30, 2017

Alex Kirry and Ethan Millard chat about Ethan's terrible vacation to a retirement community we call Palm Springs.  Also, A 21-year-old Pennsylvania man may spend 15 years in prison after stealing $1 and a houseplant he thought was marijuana.  Cops say an armed Maico Rosado Jr. broke into an Allentown restaurant in March and made off with a keepsake dollar.  Plus, a Penguin-themed world record breaking #zenheadlines, story.  

Oct 30, 2017

Police caught three teenagers orange-handed with 48 stolen pumpkins — and one gourd — are asking residents of a St. Louis suburb to view a "pumpkin lineup" online to see if their Halloween squash are among those recovered. This time of year, Alex Kirry and Ethan Millard always see the remnants of pumpkins that have been taken off porches and smashed by lame, teenaged ruckus-seeking, hooligans.  But the question remains, would you call the police and have them arrested? 

Oct 30, 2017

Today's headline is brought to us by Alex Kirry who is joined by Rivals hosts, Jason Buck and Scott Mitchell, and we're talking about a very special 'Zen Headline'.

For the first time in the 107-year history of the Boy Scouts, three triplets (Leo, Nick and Steven Cantos) who are blind have been named Eagle Scouts and were honored Wednesday in Alexandria, Virginia.

Oct 29, 2017

Alex Kirry is joined by Rivals host and special guest, Jason Buck and we're going over the story of Gov. Sam Brownback, who is the current governor for Kansas and he is leaving office to take over a State Department role in the Trump administration. With no qualifications for the state's office, a group of teenagers are set to run for the position, as soon as they come home from their senior prom.

Oct 28, 2017

Alex Kirry and KSL 5 Morning News anchor Shara Park battling news masters of the universe on Utah's Morning News with Brian and Amanda. Among the topics are sexual harassment in Congress, Mark Whalberg confessing his sins and many other hot news topics.

Oct 27, 2017

Alex Kirry and former NFL lineman Jason Buck discuss the newest political race in Kansas. Since there is no age requirements in the state, four high school students are now running for governor in the state of Kansas.

 

For the 'zen headline' an incredible story from the state of Virginia. The story of three triplets receiving their eagle scout award, however, all three of these kids are blind. 

Oct 27, 2017

Alex Kirry and former NFL QB Scott Mitchell, host of the Rivals Podcast and Helmets Off, sound off on the state of Massachusetts who "could make a data-driven case for moving to the Atlantic Time Zone year-round," the commission said in a draft report released in September. A second draft will be put up for a final vote on Nov. 1, and the issue could then go to lawmakers.  Then a #zenheadlines story of puppy proportions after a dog once thought lost at seas was found off the coast of Belize a mere 13 miles from where she was lost.  Neptune the magical seadog.  

Oct 24, 2017

Halloween isn't a holiday, no matter if you can convince yourself otherwise, its not a great time of year for parents who have to get their kids expensive outfits.  Alex Kirry and and Sean O'Connell (The Real OC) talk about halloween's status as a holiday or a money grab and the curious party up at Utah State every year known as the howl. A hookup fest masquerading as a masquerade ball. 

Oct 23, 2017

A Canadian man’s love of music proved costly after he was given a $149 traffic ticket for singing "Gonna Make You Sweat (Everybody Dance Now)" while driving. Alex Kirry and Dave Noriega (filling in for Ethan Millard) talk about the songs they would most likely be fined for singing in the car.  O, Canada.  Plus, a zenheadline of a UPS driver who has a facebook page featuring all the dogs on his route with 500K followers on social media.  

Oct 23, 2017

A nurse was ordered to evacuate her Santa Rosa, California home this week due to wildfires had she immediately had to find a way to transport all three of her horses when she couldn't find a trailer big enough for all of them.

Oct 22, 2017

KFC's Twitter has stepped into the limelight after the 11 accounts the fast food chain follows have been revealed, causing a frenzy among fans. The limited number of accounts has now been shown to be an homage to the restaurant chain’s famous “eleven herbs and spices” chicken recipe.

Oct 21, 2017

Ethan Millard and Alex Kirry join Amanda Dickson and Tim Hughes on Utah's Morning News to try and win prizes for listeners.  They are terrible at knowing the news but they are entertaining as they talk President Trump #metoo and the ins and outs of pop culture.   

Oct 20, 2017

Sometimes we give Millennials a hard time but today we're shining a light on a good deed when last December, Szymon, Wojtek, and Marcin were wandering down a street in Nysa – a city in southern Poland – when they stumbled upon a homeless man and decided to help him. 

Oct 20, 2017

In today's 'zen headline' we again look at the California wildfires. Cindy Mesaros in the North Bay, was evacuating her home, and brought her pony with her. Stardust the pony, was saved as she was put into the back of the Honda Accord. 

 

Alex Kirry and Ethan Millard talk about the recent KFC advertising, and the celebrities involved. On their social media, KFC is only following 11 people, five of them will ring a bell. 

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