Headlong: Surviving Y2K
December 31, 1999: The world braced for disaster as midnight approached. Then, nothing happened. The hysteria over the Y2K computer bug quickly became an afterthought; a punch-line. In Surviving Y2K, Dan Taberski takes you back to the turn of the millennium to meet the people for whom it was anything but a joke — computer coders, conspiracy theorists, survivalists, and true believers — as they each face their own version of the apocalypse. And Dan tells a new millennium story of his own, about a decision that could destroy his life. Headlong is Dan Taberski’s documentary...
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Ratings & Reviews
4.3 stars from 4,127 ratings
Season 2 - Y2K
Loved the stories that are told through the lense of Y2K. Compelling listening. Didn't listen to season 1.
dlecka via Apple Podcasts · Australia · 01/15/19
Liked Season One. LOVED and burned through Season Two.
Rh6519 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 01/11/19
Surviving Y2K. Best podcast ever
Stunning. This is the most evocative and well-assembled podcast I’ve ever had the pleasure of listening to. Informative, entertaining, emotionally impactful and insightful, with bits of humor and humanity sprinkled throughout, Surviving Y2K tells powerful and relatable stories of ordinary people...
Hound for SoundHound via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 01/09/19
Recent Episodes
In this bonus interview, comedian Josh Gondelman (Desus and Mero, Last Week Tonight with John Oliver) tells Dan the story of his Y2K, when he was 14. It’s a tale of vengeance, as Josh and his friends take action on behalf of all the other nerdy 90's teenagers who were promised spectacular...
Published 12/18/18
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Published 12/11/18
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