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.comEmail us at thealarmistpodcast@gmail.comFollow us on Instagram @thealarmistpodcastFollow us on Twitter @alarmistTheCall the Earios hotline! 626-604-6262 Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/alarmist.

THE ENRON SCANDAL: WHO IS TO BLAME?

November 29, 2022 53:31 10.1 MB ( 92.66 MB less) Downloads: 0

Who’s to blame for the Enron Scandal?This week, The Alarmist (Rebecca Delgado Smith) speaks with Tommy Byrnes and Steve Smith, owners of Jalapa Jar Salsa, about the infamous Enron Scandal and the wave of new regulations it brought about. They’re joined by Fact Checker Chris Smith and Producer Clayton Early. This board is packed! Is Market Euphoria to blame! What does Financial Engineering really mean? And why is the Bush Administration up on the board? Get ready to learn some new finance terms. If you get a little confused, don’t worry! We did too. So we compared it to something we do know: Fresh salsa and Acting!Call us at 626 604 6262We have merch!Join our Discord!Tell us who you think is to blame at http://thealarmistpodcast.comEmail us at thealarmistpodcast@gmail.comFollow us on Instagram @thealarmistpodcastFollow us on Twitter @alarmistThe  Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/alarmist. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

The Aftermath: Special Holiday Disaster Episode – 2022

November 24, 2022 47:03 8.85 MB ( 81.51 MB less) Downloads: 0

Who’s to blame for The Alarmies’ holiday disasters?!This Thanksgiving, The Alarmist (Rebecca Delgado Smith) is giving thanks and staying alarmed by tackling some of our listeners' greatest holiday disasters with Producer Clayton Early and Fact Checker Chris Smith. That’s right. A few brave listeners have shared their holiday woes and the verdicts are in! Hear about a families decades long debate over the anatomy of an apple, a sibling debate gone awry, and the tale of a Swarovski studded Christmas tree demolished. Happy Thanksgiving Alarmy! We’re thankful for you!Call us at 626 604 6262We have merch!Join our Discord!Tell us who you think is to blame at http://thealarmistpodcast.comEmail us at thealarmistpodcast@gmail.comFollow us on Instagram @thealarmistpodcastFollow us on Twitter @alarmistThe   Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/alarmist. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

THE MODERN AMERICAN THANKSGIVING MENU: WHO IS TO THANK?

November 22, 2022 56:10 11.14 MB ( 96.72 MB less) Downloads: 0

Who’s to thank for the Modern American Thanksgiving Menu?This week, The Alarmist (Rebecca Delgado Smith) welcomes comedian and fellow podcaster Deanna Ortiz to discuss what we think of when we’re contemplating a modern Thanksgiving feast and who we have to thank for it. Step aside turkey! There’s about to be a new star this Thanksgiving holiday season. Could it be Angelus Marshmallows? Or how about Alexander Hamilton? Is Capitalism really up on this board?! Fact Checker Chris Smith and Producer Clayton Early join in on this bountiful episode. Happy Thanksgiving Alarmy! We’re thankful for YOU!Call us at 626 604 6262We have merch!Join our Discord!Tell us who you think is to blame at http://thealarmistpodcast.comEmail us at thealarmistpodcast@gmail.comFollow us on Instagram @thealarmistpodcastFollow us on Twitter @alarmistThe  Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/alarmist. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

The Aftermath: The Murder of Kitty Genovese

November 17, 2022 43:51 8.86 MB ( 75.35 MB less) Downloads: 0

New Guest Expert! On this week’s Aftermath, Rebecca speaks with Professor Marcia M. Gallo about the murder of Kitty Genovese and what drew her to this tragic story as a young person herself growing up in 1964. Author of “No One Helped”: Kitty Genovese, New York City, and the Myth of Urban Apathy, Marcia helps us understand the real story behind Kitty and her murder which transformed a neighborhood and nation. Afterward, Producer Clayton Early and Fact Checker Chris Smith stop by to revisit the verdict with Rebecca. Call us at 626 604 6262We have merch!Join our Discord!Tell us who you think is to blame at http://thealarmistpodcast.comEmail us at thealarmistpodcast@gmail.comFollow us on Instagram @thealarmistpodcastFollow us on Twitter @alarmistThe  Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/alarmist. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

THE MURDER OF KITTY GENOVESE: WHO IS TO BLAME?

November 15, 2022 59:03 11.3 MB ( 102.09 MB less) Downloads: 0

Who’s to blame for the murder of Kitty Genovese?This week, The Alarmist (Rebecca Delgado Smith) speaks with author and fellow podcaster Margo Donohue about the gruesome 1964 murder of Kitty Genovese in Kew Gardens, NY. The notorious murder which resulted in numerous psychological studies and the origins of the very alarming Bystander Effect. They’re joined by Associate Producer/Fact Checker Alex Paul and Producer Clayton Early. Was the Kew Gardens community as apathetic as the newspapers would have you believe? Or is there more to the story? We have merch!Join our Discord!Tell us who you think is to blame at http://thealarmistpodcast.comEmail us at thealarmistpodcast@gmail.comFollow us on Instagram @thealarmistpodcastFollow us on Twitter @alarmistThe    Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/alarmist. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Alarmist Holiday Episode Request!

November 14, 2022 1:05 0.57 MB ( 1.52 MB less) Downloads: 0

Calling all Alarmy members! For our upcoming Holiday episode we want to hear about your biggest holiday disasters, comedy of errors or family feuds! Call the Earios Hotline at 626.604.6262 and leave us a one minute voicemail with your biggest holiday drama. Or Email us at TheAlarmistPodcast@gmail.comWe can't wait to hear from you!Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/alarmist. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

The Aftermath: The Bombing of Pan Am Flight 103

November 10, 2022 45:09 9.51 MB ( 77.18 MB less) Downloads: 0

New Guest Expert! On this week’s Aftermath, Rebecca speaks with professor, author, and historian Jacob Mundy about Libya’s fraught political and social economic history. Author of the book Libya, Professor Mundy expertly guides us through key moments between Libya and the United States and provides a backdrop to the Pan Am 103 Bombing. Afterward, Producer Alex Paul and Fact Checker Chris Smith stop by to debrief with Rebecca about the world’s understanding of and response to terrorism. Simple stuff! Call us and leave a message at 626 604 6262We have merch!Join our Discord!Tell us who you think is to blame at http://thealarmistpodcast.comEmail us at thealarmistpodcast@gmail.comFollow us on Instagram @thealarmistpodcastFollow us on Twitter @alarmistThe  Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/alarmist. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

THE BOMBING OF PAN AM FLIGHT 103: WHO IS TO BLAME?

November 08, 2022 59:11 113.66 MB Downloads: 0

Who’s to blame for the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103?This week, The Alarmist (Rebecca Delgado Smith) welcomes back The Alarmists very own Amanda Lund to discuss the very tragic and very complicated bombing of Pan Am Flight 103. They’re joined by Fact Checker Chris Smith and Producer Clayton Early. Did ongoing sanctions from the US lead to tension and, eventually, retaliation? Is there something to the Iranian-Palestinian Conspiracy? And how did they get the bomb through all that security? This one almost had the team stumped. Tune in and let us know what you think.Call us and leave a message at 626 604 6262We have merch!Join our Discord!Tell us who you think is to blame at http://thealarmistpodcast.comEmail us at thealarmistpodcast@gmail.comFollow us on Instagram @thealarmistpodcastFollow us on Twitter @alarmistThe   Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/alarmist. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

The Aftermath: The Death Of Elvis

November 03, 2022 40:16 77.32 MB Downloads: 0

New Guest Expert! On this week’s Aftermath, Rebecca speaks with writer and journalist Ray Connolly about the life and death of Elvis Presley. Author of the Elvis biography Being Elvis - A Lonely Life, Ray helps us understand the life experiences and dynamics at play which shaped the original King of Rock and Roll, a first of his kind. Afterward, Producer Clayton Early and Fact Checker Chris Smith stop by to pay their respects to The King and revisit the board with Rebecca. We have merch!Join our Discord!Tell us who you think is to blame at http://thealarmistpodcast.comEmail us at thealarmistpodcast@gmail.comFollow us on Instagram @thealarmistpodcastFollow us on Twitter @alarmistThe   Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/alarmist. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Amazon Music Presents: I Hear Fear

November 02, 2022 5:52 5.63 MB Downloads: 0

Ep Title: Amazon Music Presents: I Hear FearEpisode Description: Nothing is as terrifying as the sounds we hear in the dark. The slow creak of a door opening late at night... or a whisper in a room when you thought you were alone... or a distant scream in the wind. One noise at the wrong time or place can scare us for days. Each episode of I HEAR FEAR plunges the listener into a tale inspired by real events, from a deadly dance party to a cursed film set. Join host and two-time Oscar nominee Carey Mulligan for six immersive stories designed to jangle your nerves and haunt your dreams. Listen – if you dare. Only on Amazon Music.  Listen to I Hear Fear: www.amazon.com/IHF_us_pfd_AA_110122Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/alarmist. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

THE DEATH OF ELVIS: WHO IS TO BLAME?

November 01, 2022 59:54 115.01 MB Downloads: 0

Who’s to blame for the death of The King: Elvis Presley?This week, The Alarmist (Rebecca Delgado Smith) speaks with Julianne Turkel about the King of Rock and Roll himself and who, or what, was ultimately to blame for his untimely death. They’re joined by Fact Checker Chris Smith and Producer Clayton Early. Was this the result of prescription drug abuse? Or perhaps the abuse of Elvis himself by his close advisors and team? Or maybe The Mafia was involved? It’s a regular Jailhouse Rock with Elvis this week and we have a new member of The Alarmist Jail to prove it.We have merch!Join our Discord!Tell us who you think is to blame at http://thealarmistpodcast.comEmail us at thealarmistpodcast@gmail.comFollow us on Instagram @thealarmistpodcastFollow us on Twitter @alarmistThe  Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/alarmist. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

The Aftermath: October Mailbag!

October 27, 2022 34:21 65.97 MB Downloads: 0

New Mailbag Episode! On this week’s Aftermath, The Alarmist is putting out a CALL TO THE ALARMY! That’s right, we want to hear from you for our Thanksgiving Aftermath. Call the Earios Hotline at 626-604-6262 and share your holiday feud or comedy of errors and we’ll break it down during the episode. Fact Checker Chris Smith and Producer Clayton Early share some examples for your enjoyment. And Rebecca reads new mail from The Alarmy. Start rehearsing those voicemails and don’t forget to rate and review while you’re at it!We have merch!Join our Discord!Tell us who you think is to blame at http://thealarmistpodcast.comEmail us at thealarmistpodcast@gmail.comFollow us on Instagram @thealarmistpodcastFollow us on Twitter @alarmistThe  Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/alarmist. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

THE BLAIR WITCH PROJECT: WHO IS TO BLAME?

October 25, 2022 52:05 100.01 MB Downloads: 0

Who’s to blame for The Blair Witch Project? This week, The Alarmist (Rebecca Delgado Smith) speaks with comedian and fellow podcaster Julie Merica about The Blair Witch Project and who’s ultimately to blame for the documentary filmmaker’s mysterious disappearance. They’re joined by Fact Checker Chris Smith and Producer Clayton Early. Was Heather too arrogant? Were Mike & Josh too trusting? Was it the work of a copycat serial killer? And, of course, there’s The Blair Witch herself. Regardless, if you’re camping anytime soon you should probably put out a press release!We have merch!Join our Discord!Tell us who you think is to blame at http://thealarmistpodcast.comEmail us at thealarmistpodcast@gmail.comFollow us on Instagram @thealarmistpodcastFollow us on Twitter @alarmistThe  Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/alarmist. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

The Aftermath: La Voisin

October 20, 2022 48:43 93.54 MB Downloads: 0

New Guest Expert! On this week’s Aftermath, Rebecca speaks with Professor Lynn Wood Mollenauer about all things La Voisin and the Affair of the Poisons. Specializing in the history of France between the Renaissance and the Revolution, and having coined the phrase “Criminal Magical Underworld” herself, Professor Mollenauer lends fascinating new insight to this dark underworld in 17th century Paris. Afterward, Producer Clayton Early and Fact Checker Chris Smith stop by to revisit the verdict with Rebecca. We have merch!Join our Discord!Tell us who you think is to blame at http://thealarmistpodcast.comEmail us at thealarmistpodcast@gmail.comFollow us on Instagram @thealarmistpodcastFollow us on Twitter @alarmistThe  Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/alarmist. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

LA VOISIN: WHO IS TO BLAME?

October 18, 2022 59:52 114.96 MB Downloads: 0

Who’s to blame for the demise of La Voisin?    This week, The Alarmist (Rebecca Delgado Smith) welcomes a dear friend (and potential real life witch!) Jen Curran to discuss the Affair of the Poisons which ultimately led to the execution of the French “wise woman” La Voisin. Are witches real or were they the product of the religious mystique at the time? Could the Criminal Magical Underworld of Paris take the fall for this one? And why is No Social Services for Women up on the Alarmist Board? Producer Clayton Early and Fact Checker Chris Smith help crack the case. We have merch!Join our Discord!Tell us who you think is to blame at http://thealarmistpodcast.comEmail us at thealarmistpodcast@gmail.comFollow us on Instagram @thealarmistpodcastFollow us on Twitter @alarmistThe   Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/alarmist. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.