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Meet the people for whom Y2K was anything but a joke as they each face their own version of the apocalypse.

Meet the people for whom Y2K was anything but a joke as they each face their own version of the apocalypse.

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Introducing Headlong: Surviving Y2K | November 13
Nov 8, 2018

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. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

1: Millennium Approaches | Surviving Y2K
Nov 13, 2018

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.’ See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

2: 1999 | Surviving Y2K
Nov 13, 2018

For some, the looming apocalypse isn’t terrifying. It’s a dream come true. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

3: December | Surviving Y2K
Nov 20, 2018

The final days of the year are upon us, and Dan faces a millennium decision that could ruin the rest of his life. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

4: New Year’s Eve | Surviving Y2K
Nov 27, 2018

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. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

5: New Year’s Day | Surviving Y2K
Dec 4, 2018

We’re all still here. Now what? See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

6: The New Millennium | Surviving Y2K
Dec 11, 2018

You can’t predict when disaster will strike. Even when it’s marked on your calendar with a big, red X. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Bonus: Josh Gondelman’s Y2K | Surviving Y2K
Dec 18, 2018

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 technological disaster and got a lame New Year’s party instead. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Season 3: Running From COPS - Coming April 23
Apr 22, 2019

Dan Taberski and the team behind Missing Richard Simmons investigate COPS — the longest running reality show in TV history — and its cultural impact on policing in America. Our story begins with the footage of a routine arrest behind a church in Georgia... Search for Running From COPS and subscribe today! See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Out Now: Running from COPS - Headlong Season 3
Apr 23, 2019

Search for "Running From COPS" to listen to the new season of Dan Taberski's Headlong anthology series today. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Introducing: 9/12
Sep 8, 2021

How did 9/11 the day become 9/11 the idea? That question drives award-winning host Dan Taberski (Missing Richard Simmons, Running From COPS, The Line) to shift his focus to what happened on 9/12, and every day after that. 9/12 is a poignant, surprising, and surprisingly funny seven episode series about people who wake up on 9/12 having to navigate a new, radically altered world. A teenager gets caught up in an out-of-control conspiracy theory that he helped start. A Pakistani business owner finds hundreds of his Brooklyn neighbors are disappearing. Joke-writers at The Onion must figure out just how soon is “too soon”? 9/12 asks what it all means. We know what happened on 9/11. But what happened on 9/12 to alter our memory and our perspective forever?

Listen to 9/12: wondery.fm/9_12_SurvivingY2

All seven episodes of 9/12 are available to stream now on Amazon Music or Wondery+. Episodes will release weekly everywhere starting September 8th.

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Dan Taberski

Dan Taberski is a director, writer, and producer based in New York City. He created the kids show Destroy Build Destroy for Cartoon Network, and co-created the feminist digital comedy series Our Bodies, Myself. His 2016 documentary short film These C*cksucking Tears won jury prizes at the SXSW, Seattle, and Outfest film festivals. Taberski is a former producer for The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, and worked on economic policy in the Clinton White House. He's also an accomplished quilt-maker.