ASTA's push to warn would-be millennium trekkers about Y2K travel
scams is a good one. Still, even ASTA's powerhouse publicity
machine can't possibly flush out every millennium pitfall.
Take Toronto-based agency Prasad & Associates'
cyber-freebie: glow-in-the-dark, year 2000 glasses. The potential
hazard here, though cleverly hidden, is that people who wear these
glasses WILL GLOW IN THE DARK.
Now, this may not be a problem in, say, New York City, where
crime has been eradicated and the subways are clean. But try
glowing after dark in Paris or Camden, New Jersey and you'll know
you've been Y2K'd.
To avoid borrowing trouble, Window Seat urges you to find a
millennium event so enthralling that you can dismiss with an
elegant shrug your Y2K-drained bank account, stock portfolio, even
your millennium-shrunk, size-32 Gap jeans that you know fit before
That event is listed on, where else, the Happy New Millennium
web site. It's Sharon Wichtendahl's wedding. Sharon is inviting the
public to her nuptials, which begin at 11:50 p.m. on Dec. 31 and
end some time Jan. 3. The festivities will be held in either
Phoenix or Las Vegas. Note: illuminated eyewear is de