Himalaya: Listen. Learn. Grow.

4.8K Ratings
Open In App
title

The Alarmist

Earios

243
Followers
1.7K
Plays
The Alarmist

The Alarmist

Earios

243
Followers
1.7K
Plays
OVERVIEWEPISODESYOU MAY ALSO LIKE

Details

About Us

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

Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/alarmist.

Latest Episodes

Aftermath: Clinton/Lewinsky Scandal

On this week's Aftermath, Rebecca talks with Professor of English and director of the graduate program in gender and cultural studies at Simmons University and author of Wife, Inc.: The Business of Marriage in the Twenty-First Century, Suzanne Leonard. Then, Fact Checker Smith and Producer Lund join the conversation to deliberate wether American Prudism (not a word) should replace Dirty Politics in the Alarmist Jail. 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 See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

37 min4 d ago
Comments
Aftermath: Clinton/Lewinsky Scandal

BILL CLINTON/MONICA LEWINSKY SEX SCANDAL: WHO IS TO BLAME?

EAre low-rise slacks to blame for the Bill Clinton/Monica Lewinsky Sex Scandal? This week, The Alarmist (Rebecca Delgado Smith) decides who it to blame for the Bill Clinton/Monica Lewinsky Sex Scandal that rocked the nation. She is joined by host of Pantsuit Politics podcast, Sarah Holland, Fact Checker Smith and Producer Amanda Lund. They discuss how MeToo colors this political disaster and wether or not Hilary has any culpability. It’s our longest board in Alarmist history! Some of the contenders include:Government Shutdown, The Clinton Tribe, Linda Tripp, Low-Rise Slacks, The Media and Sexy Writing. 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 See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

52 min6 d ago
Comments
BILL CLINTON/MONICA LEWINSKY SEX SCANDAL: WHO IS TO BLAME?

The Aftermath: Another Gender Reveal Fire!?

On this week's Aftermath, Rebecca, Chris and Amanda lament how history DOES repeat itself. Is The Alarmy somehow to blame for yet another Gender Reveal Disaster!? Listen to our OG Gender Reveal Disaster episode here. Also, we hear from a listener who brought The Alarmist into the classroom, discussing WHO IS TO BLAME FOR HISTORY CLASS BEING BORING! We have a listener voicemail people! Alarmy Member, Adam, chimes in with some great future episode ideas. MERCH IS HERE! Go to Earios.net to buy Official Alarmy Merch. 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 See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

28 min1 w ago
Comments
The Aftermath: Another Gender Reveal Fire!?

PROHIBITION: WHO IS TO BLAME? (LIVE!)

This week, The Alarmist goes LIVE to discuss Prohibition! Rebecca is joined by Special Guest Matt Gourley, Fact Checker Chris Smith, Producer Amanda Lund and Alarmy General Clayton Early. Also, THE ALARMY themselves chime in with their opinions on who is to blame. Guest Expert, Dr. Mark Lawrence Schrad, associate professor of political science at Villanova University and the author of the forthcoming book Smashing the Liquor Machine: A Global History of Prohibition pops in to give his opinion! On the board this week: Alcohol Abuse, Evil Saloon Keepers, Capitalism, Women, Al Capone, Intoxicated Masculinity, Anti-Saloon League and….WHALES? 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 See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

75 min1 w ago
Comments
PROHIBITION: WHO IS TO BLAME? (LIVE!)

The Aftermath: The Iranian Hostage Crisis

Rebecca speaks with Guest Expert Dr. Benjamin Radd (UCLA lecturer and expert on Government and Politics in the Middle East, particularly Iran) about who he thinks is to blame for the Iranian Hostage Crisis. Spoiler: It's not paper shredders. Missed The Alarmist Live? It's still available to watch at houseseats.live! 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 See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

36 min2 w ago
Comments
The Aftermath: The Iranian Hostage Crisis

Bonus! Passport to Iran

This week, The Alarmist brings you a special bonus episode! Remember Neil Innes and Andrés Bartos from the Che Guevara episode? They have an amazing podcast called Passport and we thought you would love their recent episode on Iran. Subscribe to Passport wherever you get your podcasts! Iran: MisInfoNation- Down with America, Garlic Shampoo and the Incredible Hulk Get ready to have your misconceptions blown away - Passport learns some shocking things about the most misunderstood nation in the world. EPISODE NOTES This week on MisInfoNation we talk to Sohail Jannessari about what could be the most misunderstood country on the planet. Iran. A political scientist with a cutting sense of humour, Sohail takes on some of the most divisive questions about Iran and Iranians. Today we turn the view of Iran that’s been shaped by Western media upside-down.From the food, to the etiquette, the oppression of women, how to guarantee you’ll get into a fight, who pays the bill and the weight of being from a nation with an incredibly negative media slant - which sometimes turns Sohail into the Incredible Hulk.Plus, should you travel to Iran if you’re American? We can’t think of a more important place to understand a little better. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

50 min2 w ago
Comments
Bonus! Passport to Iran

IRANIAN HOSTAGE CRISIS: WHO IS TO BLAME?

EThis week, The Alarmist (Rebecca Delgado Smith) decides who is to blame for the Iranian Hostage Crisis that lasted 444 days and left a stain on the presidency of former peanut farmer, Jimmy Carter. She is joined by actress Aimee Carrero, Fact-Checker Chris Smith and Producer Amanda Lund. Guest Expert Dr. Benjamin Radd (UCLA lecturer and expert on Government and Politics in the Middle East, particularly Iran) stops by to explain the Ayatollah Khomeini's role in the crisis and what the student protester's were demanding in the first place. On the board this week: Jimmy Carter's Soft Heart, Oil, The Shah, The Students, Khomeini, Chase Bank, Paper Shredders and...Ben Affleck? Missed The Alarmist Live? It's still available to watch at houseseats.live! 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 See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

51 min2 w ago
Comments
IRANIAN HOSTAGE CRISIS: WHO IS TO BLAME?

The Aftermath: Eruption of Mt. Vesuvius

On this week’s Aftermath, Rebecca Delgado Smith, speaks with Professor of History and Classics at the University of Notre Dame's Rome Global Gateway, Dr. Ingrid Rowland, about the Ancient Roman’s “science” and why they decided to live so close to what she calls a “Bad Volcano.” Then, Rebecca is joined by Producer Amanda and Fact Checker Chris to reassess their verdict. Will they set Roman Hedonism Free? Is Plate Tectonics off the hook? They also read a listener email that sheds light on the proper way to discuss mental illness as it relates to the Kanye/Taylor feud. Reserve your spot for The Alarmist Live Friday the 28th at 5pm PST! Check out Dr. Rowland’s book, From Pompeii: The Afterlife of a Roman Town. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

28 min3 w ago
Comments
The Aftermath: Eruption of Mt. Vesuvius

ERUPTION OF MOUNT VESUVIUS: WHO IS TO BLAME?

EThis week, The Alarmist (Rebecca Delgado Smith) decides who is to blame for the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius. She is joined by Special Guest/Greek and Roman Mythology Expert, Liv Albert (host of Let’s Talk About Myths Baby), Fact Checker Chris Smith and Producer Amanda Lund. They dive deep into the Roman mythology behind Mt. Vesuvius. Did you know there were Giants living under the mountain? They also speak with Guest Expert, Dr. Ingrid Rowland (author of From Pompeii: The Afterlife of a Roman Town) about Pliny the Elder and Pliny the Younger. On the board this week: Poor Zoning Choices, Plate Tectonics, Hedonism, Jupiter, Giants and Heat. Reserve your spot for The Alarmist LIVE! Friday August 28th at 5pm PST. Want to learn more about this subject? Pre-order Liv’s book here! Buy Dr. Rowland's book here! 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 See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

51 min3 w ago
Comments
ERUPTION OF MOUNT VESUVIUS: WHO IS TO BLAME?

Aftermath: The Halifax Explosion

On this week's Aftermath, Rebecca talks with Guest Expert Ken Cuthbertson - Author of The Halifax Explosion: Canada’s Worst Disaster- about who he thinks is to blame for the Halifax explosion. It turns out, we may have got this one wrong! Ken explains the involvement of the Harbor Master, Commander Wyatt, in the events as well as the captain of the Imo, Captain Fromme. Rebecca also learns how to pronounce Imo. Other ideas we should have put on the board include Christmas, Backlighting and maybe even....THE FASHION INDUSTRY! Buy tickets to The Alarmist Live at https://houseseats.live. 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 See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

46 minAUG 20
Comments
Aftermath: The Halifax Explosion

Latest Episodes

Aftermath: Clinton/Lewinsky Scandal

On this week's Aftermath, Rebecca talks with Professor of English and director of the graduate program in gender and cultural studies at Simmons University and author of Wife, Inc.: The Business of Marriage in the Twenty-First Century, Suzanne Leonard. Then, Fact Checker Smith and Producer Lund join the conversation to deliberate wether American Prudism (not a word) should replace Dirty Politics in the Alarmist Jail. 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 See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

37 min4 d ago
Comments
Aftermath: Clinton/Lewinsky Scandal

BILL CLINTON/MONICA LEWINSKY SEX SCANDAL: WHO IS TO BLAME?

EAre low-rise slacks to blame for the Bill Clinton/Monica Lewinsky Sex Scandal? This week, The Alarmist (Rebecca Delgado Smith) decides who it to blame for the Bill Clinton/Monica Lewinsky Sex Scandal that rocked the nation. She is joined by host of Pantsuit Politics podcast, Sarah Holland, Fact Checker Smith and Producer Amanda Lund. They discuss how MeToo colors this political disaster and wether or not Hilary has any culpability. It’s our longest board in Alarmist history! Some of the contenders include:Government Shutdown, The Clinton Tribe, Linda Tripp, Low-Rise Slacks, The Media and Sexy Writing. 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 See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

52 min6 d ago
Comments
BILL CLINTON/MONICA LEWINSKY SEX SCANDAL: WHO IS TO BLAME?

The Aftermath: Another Gender Reveal Fire!?

On this week's Aftermath, Rebecca, Chris and Amanda lament how history DOES repeat itself. Is The Alarmy somehow to blame for yet another Gender Reveal Disaster!? Listen to our OG Gender Reveal Disaster episode here. Also, we hear from a listener who brought The Alarmist into the classroom, discussing WHO IS TO BLAME FOR HISTORY CLASS BEING BORING! We have a listener voicemail people! Alarmy Member, Adam, chimes in with some great future episode ideas. MERCH IS HERE! Go to Earios.net to buy Official Alarmy Merch. 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 See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

28 min1 w ago
Comments
The Aftermath: Another Gender Reveal Fire!?

PROHIBITION: WHO IS TO BLAME? (LIVE!)

This week, The Alarmist goes LIVE to discuss Prohibition! Rebecca is joined by Special Guest Matt Gourley, Fact Checker Chris Smith, Producer Amanda Lund and Alarmy General Clayton Early. Also, THE ALARMY themselves chime in with their opinions on who is to blame. Guest Expert, Dr. Mark Lawrence Schrad, associate professor of political science at Villanova University and the author of the forthcoming book Smashing the Liquor Machine: A Global History of Prohibition pops in to give his opinion! On the board this week: Alcohol Abuse, Evil Saloon Keepers, Capitalism, Women, Al Capone, Intoxicated Masculinity, Anti-Saloon League and….WHALES? 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 See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

75 min1 w ago
Comments
PROHIBITION: WHO IS TO BLAME? (LIVE!)

The Aftermath: The Iranian Hostage Crisis

Rebecca speaks with Guest Expert Dr. Benjamin Radd (UCLA lecturer and expert on Government and Politics in the Middle East, particularly Iran) about who he thinks is to blame for the Iranian Hostage Crisis. Spoiler: It's not paper shredders. Missed The Alarmist Live? It's still available to watch at houseseats.live! 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 See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

36 min2 w ago
Comments
The Aftermath: The Iranian Hostage Crisis

Bonus! Passport to Iran

This week, The Alarmist brings you a special bonus episode! Remember Neil Innes and Andrés Bartos from the Che Guevara episode? They have an amazing podcast called Passport and we thought you would love their recent episode on Iran. Subscribe to Passport wherever you get your podcasts! Iran: MisInfoNation- Down with America, Garlic Shampoo and the Incredible Hulk Get ready to have your misconceptions blown away - Passport learns some shocking things about the most misunderstood nation in the world. EPISODE NOTES This week on MisInfoNation we talk to Sohail Jannessari about what could be the most misunderstood country on the planet. Iran. A political scientist with a cutting sense of humour, Sohail takes on some of the most divisive questions about Iran and Iranians. Today we turn the view of Iran that’s been shaped by Western media upside-down.From the food, to the etiquette, the oppression of women, how to guarantee you’ll get into a fight, who pays the bill and the weight of being from a nation with an incredibly negative media slant - which sometimes turns Sohail into the Incredible Hulk.Plus, should you travel to Iran if you’re American? We can’t think of a more important place to understand a little better. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

50 min2 w ago
Comments
Bonus! Passport to Iran

IRANIAN HOSTAGE CRISIS: WHO IS TO BLAME?

EThis week, The Alarmist (Rebecca Delgado Smith) decides who is to blame for the Iranian Hostage Crisis that lasted 444 days and left a stain on the presidency of former peanut farmer, Jimmy Carter. She is joined by actress Aimee Carrero, Fact-Checker Chris Smith and Producer Amanda Lund. Guest Expert Dr. Benjamin Radd (UCLA lecturer and expert on Government and Politics in the Middle East, particularly Iran) stops by to explain the Ayatollah Khomeini's role in the crisis and what the student protester's were demanding in the first place. On the board this week: Jimmy Carter's Soft Heart, Oil, The Shah, The Students, Khomeini, Chase Bank, Paper Shredders and...Ben Affleck? Missed The Alarmist Live? It's still available to watch at houseseats.live! 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 See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

51 min2 w ago
Comments
IRANIAN HOSTAGE CRISIS: WHO IS TO BLAME?

The Aftermath: Eruption of Mt. Vesuvius

On this week’s Aftermath, Rebecca Delgado Smith, speaks with Professor of History and Classics at the University of Notre Dame's Rome Global Gateway, Dr. Ingrid Rowland, about the Ancient Roman’s “science” and why they decided to live so close to what she calls a “Bad Volcano.” Then, Rebecca is joined by Producer Amanda and Fact Checker Chris to reassess their verdict. Will they set Roman Hedonism Free? Is Plate Tectonics off the hook? They also read a listener email that sheds light on the proper way to discuss mental illness as it relates to the Kanye/Taylor feud. Reserve your spot for The Alarmist Live Friday the 28th at 5pm PST! Check out Dr. Rowland’s book, From Pompeii: The Afterlife of a Roman Town. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

28 min3 w ago
Comments
The Aftermath: Eruption of Mt. Vesuvius

ERUPTION OF MOUNT VESUVIUS: WHO IS TO BLAME?

EThis week, The Alarmist (Rebecca Delgado Smith) decides who is to blame for the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius. She is joined by Special Guest/Greek and Roman Mythology Expert, Liv Albert (host of Let’s Talk About Myths Baby), Fact Checker Chris Smith and Producer Amanda Lund. They dive deep into the Roman mythology behind Mt. Vesuvius. Did you know there were Giants living under the mountain? They also speak with Guest Expert, Dr. Ingrid Rowland (author of From Pompeii: The Afterlife of a Roman Town) about Pliny the Elder and Pliny the Younger. On the board this week: Poor Zoning Choices, Plate Tectonics, Hedonism, Jupiter, Giants and Heat. Reserve your spot for The Alarmist LIVE! Friday August 28th at 5pm PST. Want to learn more about this subject? Pre-order Liv’s book here! Buy Dr. Rowland's book here! 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 See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

51 min3 w ago
Comments
ERUPTION OF MOUNT VESUVIUS: WHO IS TO BLAME?

Aftermath: The Halifax Explosion

On this week's Aftermath, Rebecca talks with Guest Expert Ken Cuthbertson - Author of The Halifax Explosion: Canada’s Worst Disaster- about who he thinks is to blame for the Halifax explosion. It turns out, we may have got this one wrong! Ken explains the involvement of the Harbor Master, Commander Wyatt, in the events as well as the captain of the Imo, Captain Fromme. Rebecca also learns how to pronounce Imo. Other ideas we should have put on the board include Christmas, Backlighting and maybe even....THE FASHION INDUSTRY! Buy tickets to The Alarmist Live at https://houseseats.live. 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 See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

46 minAUG 20
Comments
Aftermath: The Halifax Explosion
success toast
Welcome to Himalaya LearningDozens of podcourses featuring over 100 experts are waiting for you.