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Who is to blame for history's greatest tragedies? The Plague. The sinking of The Titanic. The break-up of the Beatles. Writer/Comedian Rebecca Delgado-Smith, along with a special guest, scrutinizes history’s greatest disasters to figure out what went wrong, and most importantly, who’s to blame. This comedy podcast is the perfect remedy to our everyday anxiety! They say history repeats itself, not on The Alarmist's watch!
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Maria Claire named The Alarmist one of the best new podcasts of 2020.
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    • 4.5 • 74 Ratings

Who is to blame for history's greatest tragedies? The Plague. The sinking of The Titanic. The break-up of the Beatles. Writer/Comedian Rebecca Delgado-Smith, along with a special guest, scrutinizes history’s greatest disasters to figure out what went wrong, and most importantly, who’s to blame. This comedy podcast is the perfect remedy to our everyday anxiety! They say history repeats itself, not on The Alarmist's watch!
Thrillist called The Alarmist one of the best new podcasts of 2019 saying, "It's hilarious, informative and addictive."
Maria Claire named The Alarmist one of the best new podcasts of 2020.
Tell us who you think is to blame at http://thealarmistpodcast.com
Email us at thealarmistpodcast@gmail.com
Follow us on Instagram @thealarmistpodcast
Follow us on Twitter @alarmistThe
Call the Earios hotline! 626-604-6262
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    The Aftermath: A New Mailbag!

    The Aftermath: A New Mailbag!

    New Mailbag Episode! Hey Alarmy! You’ve sent us some mail and boy do we love hearing from you. Our mailbag runneth over! Tune in and listen as The Alarmist (Rebecca Delgado Smith), Fact Checker Chris Smith and Producer Clayton Early sort through your insightful comments, suggestions and thoughts on our most recent episodes. Plus, you’ll get to hear what has The Alarmist crew alarmed these days. Haven’t written a review yet? Write in and tell us what’s been alarming YOU!
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    • 31 min
    GREY GARDENS: WHO IS TO BLAME

    GREY GARDENS: WHO IS TO BLAME

    Who’s to blame for Grey Gardens?
    This week, The Alarmist (Rebecca Delgado Smith) welcomes back Kristen Meinzer and her podcasting partner Jolenta Greenberg to discuss the tragic tale of the infamous Grey Gardens Estate and the colorful characters who once owned it. They’re joined by Fact Checker Chris Smith and Producer Clayton Early. Were Big Edie and Little Edie trapped in a codependent relationship? Could The Kennedy Curse have something to do with it? Or were they yet another victim of The Aristocracy and its elitist societal expectations?  
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    • 58 min
    The Aftermath: The Mountain Meadows Massacre

    The Aftermath: The Mountain Meadows Massacre

    New Guest Expert! On this week’s Aftermath, Rebecca speaks with Sarah Barringer Gordon about the Mountain Meadows Massacre. Sally, as she’s more commonly known, is a Professor of Constitutional Law and History at the University of Pennsylvania. Having recently published an award winning article about the Mountain Meadows Massacre in the Journal of the Early Republic with co-author Jan Shipps, Sally explains the context and helps us understand the unique moment in American history leading up to this tragic event. Afterward, Producer Clayton Early and Fact Checker Chris Smith stop by to reflect and revisit the verdict with Rebecca. 
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    • 49 min
    THE MOUNTAIN MEADOWS MASSACRE: WHO IS TO BLAME?

    THE MOUNTAIN MEADOWS MASSACRE: WHO IS TO BLAME?

    Who’s to blame for the Mountain Meadows Massacre?
    This week, The Alarmist (Rebecca Delgado Smith) keeps it all in the family to discuss the Mountain Meadows Massacre. Could this tragedy be the result of religious persecution or religious radicalism? Or perhaps both? Associate Producer & Researcher Alex Paul stops by to lend her expertise on the subject as someone who was raised in the Mormon Church. They’re joined by Fact Checker Chris Smith and Producer Clayton Early. Up on the board: Mormon Blood Atonement, Blind Faith, Big America.
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    • 59 min
    The Aftermath: Valerie Solanas - The Attempted Assassination of Andy Warhol

    The Aftermath: Valerie Solanas - The Attempted Assassination of Andy Warhol

    New Guest Expert! On this week’s Aftermath, Rebecca speaks with Dr. Phyllis Chesler about the women's movement of the 60’s & 70’s and how the writings of Valerie Solanas and her attempted assassination of Andy Warhol fit into the legacy of the American feminist movement. Dr. Phyllis is a pioneer of Second Wave Feminism and a best-selling author of over 20 books, including the landmark feminist class Women and Madness. Afterward, Producer Clayton Early stops by to debrief and revisit the verdict with Rebecca.
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    • 37 min
    VALERIE SOLANAS: ATTEMPTED ASSASSINATION OF ANDY WARHOL

    VALERIE SOLANAS: ATTEMPTED ASSASSINATION OF ANDY WARHOL

    Who’s to blame for the attempted assassination of Andy Warhol?
    This week, The Alarmist (Rebecca Delgado Smith) speaks with fellow podcaster Anna Stoecklein Lau about Valerie Solanas and her attempted assassination of Andy Warhol. Host of the podcast The Story of Woman, Anna is the perfect guest to help explore the broader context of this incident. They’re joined by Fact Checker Chris Smith and Producer Clayton Early. Valerie Solanas: villain or victim of the times? Up on the board: Mental Health Stigma, Artistic Injustice, Hypocrisy & Gender.
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    • 50 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
74 Ratings

74 Ratings

btwbutler ,

Amazing

Hello from the UK! I absolutely love this podcast. Rebecca, Amanda and Chris are all so funny and I commend how you deal with some of the greatest disasters with dashes of comedy. I would request an episode on the fall on the Pan Am empire, or one of the many airline disasters as they keep me up at night.
Thanks, from a once joy listener.

Catinthekitchen ,

Love!!

This podcast deserves a 5/5, it’s consistently hilarious and informative. I’m a proud member of the alarmy!

ktl202020 ,

Ok sometimes

It’s OK at times and some episodes are definitely better than others, however I wish they wouldn’t talk over each other so much. The format is fine, but if the host could just calm down a little and cut out some of the nonsense it would flow more. If you like an informative history program with an informal twist, try ‘You’re Dead to Me’.

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