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Nightside Project

Join Ethan Millard and Alex Kirry for a younger, modern brand of talk radio. The Nightside Project covers politics and news of the day with comic flair and even a little satire.

Thursday, April 27, 2017

  • The Best, ‘Worst’ Tone-Deaf Ads We’ve Ever Seen
    (VIDEO) Following the continuous hilarity that Pepsi has brought us, Ethan and Alex decided to look into some of the worst tone-deaf ads that we could find. With how many people have to okay these marketing decisions, it’s hard to defend some of these companies. Nivea is bringing us ‘White is Purity’, Bud Light is removing “No” from your vocabulary, and Playstation is letting us know that, “White is Coming”.

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

  • Breaking Up a Riot with Pepsi
    (VIDEO) Ethan Millard and Alex Kirry are reunited to bring you a video directly from the mean streets of Berkley, California brought to you by YouTuber Vito Gesualdi who decided to try out Pepsi’s method of stopping riots. Unfortunately, Pepsi is 0-2 on being successful on bringing people together but at least we have funny videos to laugh at because of it.
  • Swipe Right! White Rhino Joins Tinder to Find Love
    Alex Kirry and Ethan Millard chat about a Nothern White Rhino, Sudan who is trying to keep his blood line alive by joining Tinder where a bunch of millennial Rhinos will likely only be on the lookout for a quick hookup and not a long-term mating situation.  Its sad really.  Its costing $9M dollars for Sudan's fertility treatments but he's worth every penny, ladies.    Zenheadlines bring us a great story about these two super fit yoga instructors who posted their engagement photo of him surprising her while shes stretching out on his legs and turned to find the ring right in front of her face.  So Cute.  The Hawaiian island of Oahu was the setting.  
  • Public Belching, Should It Be Ticketed?
    An Austrian man gets a ticket for belching loudly near some police officers.  The courts have dismissed the ticket but the Kebab-Onion-Fueled burp got the officers up in arms but the only thing that Jude Alex Kirry has to figure out is should it be illegal or was what the man did gross enough to merit getting busted?  An autistic man in Texas used to visit his favorite place, the Blockbuster Video by his house where he eats snacks and rents his favorite videos, Barney, Blues Clues and Spongebob.  When the Blockbuster closed, the community rallied with the parents to create an in-home blockbuster video store with the help of the old store and the family, they were delighted when the recreation was amazing.      

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

  • Horrible Driving is Leading to More Road Rage
    (VIDEO) KSL's Traffic Center reporter and SLC Fanboys host, Andy Farnsworth, joins Alex Kirry while Ethan Millard is off parading around Seattle. We go over a recent case of road rage that led 2 people to shoot at another car while driving on the freeway. What we don't really understand is how do you not know you've been shot at until you get home?  
  • Subway Rats Fight Over Bagel, Its Amazing
    Alex Kirry and Ethan Millard watch what has become a quite amazing video of a New York Subway pair of rats fighting over the tasty New York Bagel.  The #zenheadlines story of the day features Jonny Benjamin, 26, an ambassador for Rethink Mental Illness who set out to find the stranger, whose name he could not even remember, in hope rather than expectation. But after TV, radio and newspaper interviews and a #FindMike campaign on Facebook and Twitter – backed by Stephen Fry, Boy George and even the deputy prime minister – Neil Laybourn, 31, from Surrey came forward and revealed that he was "Mike".  Waterloo Bridge was the place that Neil was saved by the passerby.  London Marathon is where they ran an amazing event together.  
  • Fitbit Logs Wife's Steps After Husband says She Died
    Alex Kirry and Ethan Millard start off talking about a dead woman's Fitbit that pokes a hole in her husband's odd alibi and may help prove the man killed his wife, Connecticut cops said, as new details in the case emerged over the weekend. Richard Dabate, 40, faces charges including murder, tampering with evidence and making a false statement in the December 2015 shooting death of 39-year-old Connie Dabate. Also, Other Companies that have made terrible ads without really knowing how terrible the tone of those ads would be.  Racist, mean, innuendos, all of these without even trying.  Nivea, Bud Light, Ford in India, Playstation, and you name it, they have all tried and failed miserably to be connected to their audience.   A #zenheadlines story that involves a dog that was adopted by the
  • Man Takes Pepsi to Cal-Berkeley Protests
    After and Pepsi Co's tone-deaf advert from last month that depicted generic, lame, millennial fake protesters ending a conflict by rich Kardashian-Jenner family model Kendall giving a Pepsi to a Riot Police Officer, A Man takes the advice from their protest logic and takes a ton of Pepsi cans to a University of California protest in Berkeley where tear gas, brawling and political overflow was not so accepting of the sugary drink.   A girl becomes an internet sensation with one social media post on Instagram and twitter.  Well, she wasn't as much of a sensation as much as the food item she took a picture of.  In one of our most strange #zenheadlines, an 18 inch snaky cheeto puff, the longest cheeto puff ever witnessed was snapped as a picture then eaten.   Twitter user named Rue shared
  • New York City Rats Fight Over Bagel
    (VIDEO) Today we bring you an episode of Nightside’s famous segment ‘Animal Kingdom’, where we document two New York City rats who are playing a game of tug-o-war with a genuine NYC bagel in a random subway. We get it New York, you have all of the coolest tourist attractions but paying two rats in a subway to bring crowds and crowds of people who eventually upload all of these videos to social media.  

Monday, April 24, 2017

  • Why Do We Still Road Rage?
    Alex Kirry is joined by KSL Newsradio's Andy Farnsworth while Ethan is visiting the Emerald City, Seattle Washington.  Andy is the manager of the KSL Traffic Center that monitors driving all day and some recent road rage incidents have made us pause and wonder, what makes the human brain tick so far angry that we road rage?  We wouldn't treat people like this face to face, but in our cars we can become monsters.  A shooting road rage incident in Salt Lake City from over the weekend sees two bullet holes end up in one man's car and Another Utah driver, while in Oregon ran a couple off of the road causing a rollover on I-84.   And a #zenheadlines to inspire you in your hobbies.   Video posted to YouTube shows a New York man bowl a perfect game in less than a minute and a half. The video
  • Viral Bowling Legend Bowls Perfect Game in 86.9 Seconds
    (VIDEO) KSL's Traffic Center reporter and SLC Fanboys host, Andy Farnsworth, joins Alex Kirry again to view one of the craziest bowling feats we've ever seen. 23-year-old bowler Ben Ketola runs across 10 lanes knocking out strikes back-to-back, when he finally runs to the beginning to get his final two strikes. Apparently he's been practicing this for a long time and while it is incredible, unfortunately it cannot be counted as official, due to not staying in his own lane.

Sunday, April 23, 2017

  • Lemonade Stands Sales are About to Skyrocket
    (VIDEO) If you're against little kids trying to make a couple bucks then you may not enjoy today's 'Zen Headline'. Utah has passed SB81, a bill allowing the occasional business operated by minors without permits or licenses. A fiscal note for the bill estimates that the reform will save 'home based' business about $800,000 a year in taxes!

Saturday, April 22, 2017

  • Canadian Beaver Herds Over 150 Cows
    (VIDEO) Today's 'Zen Headline' is brought to you directly from Canada with it's national animal, the beaver, leading a herd of cows throughout a ranch. With that being said, there is almost literally nothing more Canadian than a beaver herding 150 cattle.
  • JayMac Joins Alex in Ethan's Place, Does Okay
    Jay McFarland of KSL Newsradio's JayMac News Show joins Alex today in for a vacationing Ethan Millard and breaks down the REAL deal on American and Russian relations plus, KSL Newsradio is doing something totally new, a fiction podcast that JayMac wrote and performed himself called "Hosts of Eden" which is now available on your podcasts to hear the first two episodes.  A Sci-Fi thriller that melds politics and otherworldly forces together to entertain you.  Its story telling at its finest. So good a story in fact, that the Mystery Escape Room in Salt Lake City is making a room surrounding the story line.  Amazing.     Plus, Peace Cat is the newest animal that everyone loves across the world.  A white and marmalade colored cat that was recovered from the ruble of a bombed out ISIS cam

Friday, April 21, 2017

  • Russia Displays Dominance Over America with 'FOAB'
    (VIDEO) Footage has recently come out regarding the 'MOAB' explosion and Russia claims they have a non-nuclear bomb 4 times bigger than the 'MOAB' and they have perfectly defined it as, the 'FOAB'. American analysts has researched it and it looks like Russia may be correct but Alex Kirry has a bigger question, "If Russia has the biggest bomb but doesn't use it, does it even matter?"