Headlong: Surviving Y2K

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 Aug 16, 2018

Kirby Vanburch
 Aug 3, 2018
so well done.

Description

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 podcast that explores the lives of overlooked people, moments and events in our culture. Season 1 was Missing Richard Simmons. Season 2 is Surviving Y2K.


Episode Date
5: New Year’s Day | Surviving Y2K
00:41:21

We’re all still here. Now what?

Dec 04, 2018
4: New Year’s Eve | Surviving Y2K
00:58:27

A very Russian love story. The first baby. Sixteen hostages at gunpoint. As the new millennium dawns across the globe, three stories of lives defined at the stroke of midnight.

Nov 27, 2018
3: December | Surviving Y2K
00:28:26

The final days of the year are upon us, and Dan faces a millennium decision that could ruin the rest of his life.

Nov 20, 2018
2: 1999 | Surviving Y2K
00:31:11

For some, the looming apocalypse isn’t terrifying. It’s a dream come true.

Nov 13, 2018
1: Millennium Approaches | Surviving Y2K
00:39:27

As awareness of the Y2K bug grows, the world braces for disaster to strike at midnight on January 1, 2000.


You can binge listen to the entire season of Surviving Y2K, ad-free, right now on Stitcher Premium. For a free month of Stitcher Premium, go to stitcherpremium.com/headlong and use promo code ‘HEADLONG.’

Nov 13, 2018
Introducing Headlong: Surviving Y2K | November 13
00:03:28

December 31, 1999: As midnight approached, the world braced for disaster. Then, nothing happened.

The new season from the creators of Missing Richard Simmons drops November 13.

Nov 08, 2018
18 Months Later | Missing Richard Simmons
00:20:28

Dan Taberski checks back in. And we announce the new season from Dan and the team behind Missing Richard Simmons. It’s called Surviving Y2K. Subscribe to this feed and get it as soon as it drops right here on November 13th.

Nov 01, 2018
6: A Day at the Beach | Missing Richard Simmons
00:30:59
Dan says goodbye to Richard Simmons.
Mar 20, 2017
5: O Brother, Where Art Thou? | Missing Richard Simmons
00:29:19
Dan talks to Lenny Simmons, Richard’s brother. Then he looks into some of the stranger, more personal aspects of being a Richard Simmons fan.
Mar 15, 2017
4: "Till the Day I Die" | Missing Richard Simmons
00:27:10
We head to New Orleans, Richard’s hometown. From the food to the burlesque to the Southern religiosity, this city shaped young Dickie Simmons into the Richard we all know. It’s also where his brother lives. Dan tries to make contact.
Mar 08, 2017
3: The Maid and the Masseuse | Missing Richard Simmons
00:26:20
The two people closest to Richard at the time of his disappearance hate each other. This episode is about them. Plus, Dan investigates possible claims of a hostage situation and explains what’s up with Richard’s (still very active) social media presence.
Mar 01, 2017
2: Stakeout | Missing Richard Simmons
00:31:43
Dan begins to explore the main theories about Richard’s disappearance. A lot of his friends think Richard may just be sitting in his house. So that's where we go.
Feb 22, 2017
1: Where's Richard? | Missing Richard Simmons
00:28:03
On February 15, 2014 Richard Simmons didn’t show up to teach the exercise class he had led for 40 years. He hasn't been seen in public since. Filmmaker Dan Taberski starts investigating the disappearance of his friend.
Feb 15, 2017
Preview: "Mirror, Mirror on the Wall"
00:01:29
Missing Richard Simmons starts tomorrow.
Feb 14, 2017
Coming Soon: "Missing Richard Simmons"
00:01:42
On February 15, 2014, fitness guru Richard Simmons ghosted the world. Three years later, we're going to try to find him.
Feb 06, 2017