The Eminem show is the best selling album of 2002. Blockbuster refuses numerous offers to buy Netflix and by 2012 Nexflix's earning eclipses that of blockbusters. Dial-up is still a thing, borders is still a thing, tower records is still a thing, and even a fucking a apple's 700mhz ibook is still a thing. the Nintendo Game Cube is around and so is the Sony Playstation 2 and as well as the Microsoft Xbox.
Elizabeth Smart gets kidnapped and president George W. Bush does a bunch of stupid shit including chocking on a fucking pretzel. Yes that was actually a story back then and he even talked about it on the national news, Also quoting the infamous line: "Chew before you swallow."
All in all 2002 was a EH! year.
Dick Cheney: Are you alright honey bun? i hope that rug burn on your face isn't throbbing too much.
George W. Bush: It's 2002 and these terrorist are gettin' sophisticated. fuck it! i'm send out the nukes over to that place's name i keep mispronouncing.