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Salt Lake City, UT

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

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English


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Pit Bull Helps Save Poodle's Life with Blood Transfusion

8/15/2017
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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.

Duration: 00:04:10


FaceApp Pulls "Racist" Filters, Gives Apology

8/12/2017
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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.

Duration: 00:11:03


Virginia Autonomous Car is a Hilarious Fake

8/12/2017
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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.

Duration: 00:11:04


Restaurant Featuring Celebrity Chef Serving Cheeto-Based Foods

8/11/2017
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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.

Duration: 00:17:43


Thousands of Frozen Pizzas Spill on Highway, would you eat them?

8/11/2017
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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...

Duration: 00:17:03


South Carolina police ask residents not to shoot Bigfoot

8/10/2017
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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.

Duration: 00:12:05


Working long hours harms women, helps men, study shows

8/10/2017
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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.

Duration: 00:12:24


Body Rolls Out Back Door of Coroner's Van, Mayhem Ensues

8/8/2017
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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.

Duration: 00:11:39


Amazingly Terrible National Anthem Prompts Apology from County Fair

8/8/2017
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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.

Duration: 00:14:05


Rob A Bank, Win A Career In Comedy

8/7/2017
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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...

Duration: 00:13:43


South Korea President Urging Citizens to Stop Eating Dogs

8/5/2017
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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.

Duration: 00:17:17


Will California secede from the United States?

8/4/2017
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Supporters of a plan for California to become independent from the United States are now allowed to gather signatures for their ballot measure many are calling "Calexit". Utah State Rep. Paul Ray is starting a resolution for Utah to support California in the move. A Zenheadlines story that will get you all sorts of sad but happy at once when a woman on her deathbed requested a milkshake from her favorite spot 1000 miles away. They delivered.

Duration: 00:16:14


72-Year Old Woman Blasts Snakes Taking Over Her House

8/4/2017
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Alex Kirry and Ethan Millard chat about A 72-year-old Oklahoma woman who refused to let more than a dozen copperhead snakes slither under her home unchecked, using a shotgun, shovel and rake handle to crush and blast the critters. And a #zenheadlines For the second time in nine years, the 69-year-old Quebec retiree has won a million Canadian dollars playing the lottery.

Duration: 00:17:30


Librarian Finds Live Civil War-Era Bombs In Office

8/3/2017
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A Massachusetts librarian on her first day on the job has come across live military shells from the Civil War inside a closet in her new office. The shells turned out to be part of a Gettysburg collection that was donated to the town years ago. Zenheadlines story for this episode finds Ethan Millard and Alex Kirry praising the newly over-paid Utah Jazz sharpshooter, Joe Ingles who is going to be donating a hefty amount of his over-inflated salary to charity next season, both in Utah and...

Duration: 00:20:50


Frozen Pork Falls From Sky

8/2/2017
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Pork doesn't always just fall from the sky, but when it does, its in Florida. Saturday, a 15-pound (6.8-kilogram) bag of frozen pork landed on the Deerfield Beach home of Travis Adair and his family.Adair said Thursday that the package hit his roof with a "big bang." He thought it was thunder, but his wife Jennie later went outside and found two bundles of pork on the roof. Zenheadlines features a story of a 65-year-old woman who is now in custody after Philadelphia police say she stole a...

Duration: 00:16:46


Judge Demands FAA Review Shrinking Seat Space on Planes

8/2/2017
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Alex Kirry and Ethan Millard go back and forth on a ruling that The Federal Aviation Administration can no longer ignore what a federal judge called “the Case of the Incredible Shrinking Airline Seat.” Judges on the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit on Friday directed the F.A.A. to “adequately address” a petition that raised safety concerns about the increasingly cramped conditions on airplanes. Look, we're all fatter, please just give us some room,...

Duration: 00:12:58


Alleged Fart That Evacuated Plane

8/2/2017
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The truth is starting to come out on the story that began with a lot of hot air it seems. Ethan Millard and Alex Kirry begin the episode discussing the unfortunate incident that occurred at the Raleigh Airport in North Carolina on an American Airlines flight. When it was reported that "flatulence" had been the cause of people deplaning a flight. According to several local news outlets, including WNCN and The Charlotte Observer, officials at Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU)...

Duration: 00:15:24


Car Prowler Targeting Alex

8/2/2017
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Alex Kirry and Ethan Millard chat about the recent flood of activity in Alex's neighbood where prowlers have been breaking into cars and garages. Because Alex's wife has been so freaked out about it, he has since stopped telling her every time he notices that someone tried to break into the car or garage. Ethan calls him out for not being in an honest relationship. Neighborhood watch apps are lazy and don't actually get things done. Plus, a #zenheadline courtesy of TurdsNTreats from...

Duration: 00:15:21


This Is The Best Thing Any Team Has Ever Done For Any Fan

8/1/2017
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Craig Sullivan is a widow and at 49 he was tired of grieving and being lonely. So he wrote 2,000 messages, put them all in bottles and threw them out to sea. Then people started getting on his case for littering. But he did get 50 dates out of it, so that's not bad. Steve Bartman became a Chicago Cubs villain for interrupting an important catch in the 2003 National League Championship. He is a huge Cubs fan, but other fans blamed him for their continued World Series drought. Now, the...

Duration: 00:17:21


Chatty Parrot Helps Solve Murder Case

7/21/2017
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A Pet parrot helped break the murder case of a woman in Michigan who was found guilty of murdering her husband after the bird was able to repeat "Don't Shoot". The African Grey Parrot named bud is the hero in the case. The first lady of Japan Akie Abe may have pretended not to speak English for nearly two hours to avoid speaking with President Trump during a G-20 summit dinner in early July. During Trump's recount of the dinner, the president told The New York Times he was seated next to...

Duration: 00:13:14

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