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Episode 15 – Y2k: 20th Anniversary!

Epik Fails Episode 15 - Y2k

Episode 15: Y2k Reloaded

(Originally posted January 20, 2020)

“Where were you when Y2k *didn’t* happen?”

December 31st, 1999 – In this (super late) New Year’s Eve 2020 Special – Erik Slader and Chris Carroll are joined by their good friend Jimmy Lester. Before ringing in the new year, we decided to take a look back at one of the biggest non-events in recent history! We reached out to our listeners for their Y2k survival stories and go off on an epic tangent about the dangers and fears of technological progress in the 21st century…

Epik Fails Episode 15 - Y2k

Music Clips: “1999” – Prince (1982), “Blue” – Eiffel 65 (1998)

Audio Clips: “2001: A Space Odyssey” (1968), “Terminator 2: Judgement Day” (1991), SNL – Chris Farley ‘El Nino’ skit (1997)

Links: TIME Magazine – 20 Years Later, the Y2k Bug Seems Like a Joke…

“How to Prepare Your Family for Y2k” – 1999 Infomercial (Part 1 of 5!)

PB&J – Jacksonville (Facebook)

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Erik Slader
Erik Slader
Erik Slader is the creator of “Epik Fails of History” a blog (and podcast) about the most epic fails… of history. With Ben Thompson, Erik is the co-author of the Epic Fails book series. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Digital Media, once managed a comic book shop, has a weakness for fancy coffee and currently lives in Green Cove Springs, Florida with too many cats.

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