The Alarmist

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They say history repeats itself... not on The Alarmist’s watch! The Plague. The sinking of The Titanic. The Donner Party disaster. The break-up of the Beatles. Writer/performer Rebecca Delgado-Smith (The Good Place) and guests scrutinize history’s greatest disasters to figure out what went wrong, and most importantly, who’s to blame.


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THE SILVER BRIDGE COLLAPSE: WHO IS TO BLAME?
01:14:19

On December 15th, 1967, the Silver Bridge in Point Pleasant West Virginia collapsed during rush hour traffic. Built in 1928, the bridge connected West Virginia and Ohio. The collapse of the eyebar suspension bridge is the deadliest bridge disaster in US history. Matt Hobby of Young Sheldon drops by to place the blame on someone or something and send them to the alarmist jail! On the board: the steel manufacturer, oxygen,The Mothman, human complacency, and The American Bridge Company.


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Dec 10, 2019
THE ALCATRAZ PRISON BREAK: WHO IS TO BLAME?
01:04:42

In 1962, inmates Frank Morris, John Anglin, and Clarence Anglin broke out of the legendary Alcatraz Penitentiary and were never seen again. Many say they died in the water... other say they are alive and well in some foreign country. How did these three men manage to escape a maximum security facility located on an island in the middle of San Francisco Bay? Who is to blame?! Melissa Stetten of the fascinatingly fun podcast, Web Crawlers, helps Rebecca point the finger at a couple of suspects. On the board: the warden, the guards, prison music hour, salt, human laziness, and of course... ghosts.


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Dec 03, 2019
THE PREPPY MURDER CASE: WHO IS TO BLAME?
00:54:41

It's a given that Robert Chambers is to blame for the brutal murder of 18 year old Jennifer Levin. But who is to blame for Jennifer not getting the justice she deserved? How was a murder victim perceived as more villanous than the murderer? Rebecca Delgado Smith and her guest Nicole Shabtai will figure out who is to blame. On the board: Archbishop McCarrick, Defense Attorney Jack Litman, The New York Social Scene, and The New York Post.


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Nov 26, 2019
The Aftermath: Gender Reveal and Exxon Valdez
00:23:08

On this bonus episode, ALARMIST HISTORY is made when a listener email makes Rebecca change her verdict! Also on this weeks episode: insider information on the gender reveal gone wrong and a shocking revelation about sea otters.


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Nov 21, 2019
THE KILLING SPREE OF BONNIE AND CLYDE: WHO IS TO BLAME?
01:08:58

This week The Alarmist, Rebecca Delgado Smith, and her guest Jennifer McCartney decide who is to blame for the murderous crime spree of the infamous Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow. On the board: The Texas Prison System, Prohibition, Buck Barrow and of course, Bonnie and Clyde.


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Nov 19, 2019
The Aftermath: A Bonus Episode
00:18:17

In this bonus episode, The Alarmist, Rebecca Delgado Smith, responds to listener emails with Fact Checker Chris and Producer Amanda. Will you be able to change her mind about who is to blame for these great tragedies? Listen and find out!

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Nov 14, 2019
THE JOSÉ FERNÁNDEZ BOAT ACCIDENT: WHO IS TO BLAME?
01:06:12

This week The Alarmist, Rebecca Delgado Smith and her guest Adam Lustick, decide who is to blame for the boat crash that killed MLB superstar, José Fernández and his two friends off the coast of Miami. On the board: Night Boating, Fidel Castro, Lack of mental health programs in the MLB and José himself.


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Nov 12, 2019
GENDER REVEAL DISASTER: WHO IS TO BLAME?
01:08:33

This week The Alarmist, Rebecca Delgado Smith, decides who is to blame for the gender reveal gone awry that started the Sawmill Fire that burned 47,000-acres in Southern Arizona. Yikes! She is joined by Earios co-founder and co-host of the Foxy Browns podcast, Priyanka Mattoo. On the board: The American School System, Toxic Masculinity, Gender Obsession, and the daddy-to-be, Dennis Dickey.


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Nov 05, 2019
THE SALEM WITCH TRIALS: WHO IS TO BLAME?
01:11:57

In this very special Halloween episode, Rebecca Delgado Smith, decides who is to blame for The Salem Witch trials with special guest, Mary Grill and "research" assistant, Chris Smith. On the board this week: THE WEATHER, PURITANISM, and THE BUCKLE BOYS. Who will go to The Alarmist Jail this week? Tune in and find out!


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Oct 29, 2019
THE WACO SEIGE: WHO IS TO BLAME?
01:06:08

This week The Alarmist, Rebecca Delgado Smith, decides who is to blame for the Waco Seige, a 51-day standoff between federal agents and members of the Branch Davidians. This week, she is joined by podcast-hero and David Koresh guitar owner, Matt Gourley! On the board: The ATF, Janet Reno and her peacocks, and of course, David Koresh.


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Oct 22, 2019
THE EXXON VALDEZ OIL SPILL: WHO IS TO BLAME?
01:03:36

The Alarmist, Rebecca Delgado Smith, decides who is to blame for the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill with guest, CeCe Pleasants. On the board this week: The DRUNK captain, Exxon Shipping Company and...Producer Amanda's Mom!?

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Oct 15, 2019
THE IRISH POTATO FAMINE: WHO IS TO BLAME?
01:15:46

The Alarmist, Rebecca Delgado Smith, decides who is to blame for the Irish Potato Famine that devastated Ireland from 1845 -1849 with actor/writer Jaquelyn Landgraf (It Makes a Sound Podcast). On the board this week: The British Landlords, Irish Farmers and Henry VIII (maybe).


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Oct 08, 2019
THE GREAT BOSTON MOLASSES FLOOD: WHO IS TO BLAME?
01:04:19

The Alarmist, Rebecca Delgado Smith, decides who is to blame for The Great Molasses Flood of 1919 with guest, Maggie Marion. On the board this week: Capitalism, Racism, and The Building Department.


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Oct 01, 2019
THE MCDONALDS HOT COFFEE LAWSUIT: WHO IS TO BLAME?
01:05:05

The Alarmist, Rebecca Delgado Smith, decides who is to blame for the McDonald's Hot Coffee Lawsuit with return guest, Clayton Early. On the board this week: The McDonald's Corporation, Want It Now Attitude, and Lobbyists. Including a special cameo by lawyer/Clayton's husband, Mike Dailey.


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Sep 24, 2019
THE GREAT SMOG OF 1952: WHO IS TO BLAME?
01:10:18

This week, The Alarmist, Rebecca Delgado Smith decides who is to blame for the Great Smog of London that killed 12,000 people. She is joined by Amanda Lund and Maria Blasucci (The Big Ones Podcast). Hitler is back on the board along with pollution and that big city lifestyle.

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Sep 17, 2019
SIEGFRIED & ROY TIGER ATTACK: WHO IS TO BLAME?
01:07:40

This week The Alarmist, Rebecca Delgado Smith, decides who is to blame for the devastating Siegfried and Roy tiger attack with guest, Faryn Einhorn. Who is going to The Alarmist jail this week? Mantacore The Tiger, Steve Wynn and The Circus are on the board!


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Sep 10, 2019
EXECUTION OF ANNE BOLEYN: WHO IS TO BLAME?
01:02:04

The Alarmist, Rebecca Delgado Smith, decides who is to blame for the execution of Anne Boleyn with guest, Sarah Adina. On the board this week: Henrey VIII's daddy issues, the faulty judicial system and of course, Thomas Cromwell. Oh! If only Anne had married Henry Percy!


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Sep 03, 2019
THE HINDENBERG: WHO IS TO BLAME?
01:03:58

The Alarmist, Rebecca Delgado Smith, gets to the bottom of who is to blame for the Hindenburg disaster! With the help of returning guests, Anastasia Kousakis and Georgia Mischak, Rebecca examines what caused the German passenger airship to catch fire, killing 36 people aboard. We're going "Double Nazi" this week - on the board is Hitler, Nazis and underdog, Big Tobacco.


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Aug 27, 2019
BREAK-UP OF THE BEATLES: WHO IS TO BLAME?
00:47:10

The Alarmist, Rebecca Delgado Smith, figures out who is to blame for the breakup of The Beatles with actor/writer/her husband, Chris Smith. If you are thinking Yoko Ono is in the hot seat - think again. John Lennon's volatility, the death of Brian Epstein (their manager) and George Harrison's song writing are ON. THE. BOARD. No one is safe (except Ringo). Find out who Rebecca sends to The Alarmist Jail this week!


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Aug 20, 2019
THE DONNER PARTY: WHO IS TO BLAME?
00:51:56

The Alarmist, Rebecca Delgado Smith, wants to know who is to blame for the cannibalistic misadventures of The Donner Party. She and friend, Clayton Early (Harvard Sailing Team), scrutinize each player in this great tragedy. Was westward expansion to blame? Or was this a human foible? Why do women have a greater chance of surviving in harsh conditions? One thing's for sure: The Donner's would have arrived safely if Rebecca and Clayton were leading the charge.


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Aug 13, 2019
THE PLAGUE: WHO IS TO BLAME?
00:50:17

The Alarmist, Rebecca Delgado Smith, sits down with fellow germophobe, James Bladon (Superego Forgotten Classic), to find out who is to blame for The Black Death that wiped out nearly 60% of the European population. Rats and fleas are in the hot seat, of course, and they're joined by wild card, global warming and belief in religion. What did oily T-Zones and Rosacea have to do with the Great Plague? Tune in to find out who is going to The Alarmist Jail this week!

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Aug 06, 2019
TRIANGLE SHIRTWAIST FIRE: WHO IS TO BLAME?
00:56:46

Blaming people feels so good! Join The Alarmist, Rebecca Delgado Smith, as she figures out who is at fault for the harrowing Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire of 1911. This week she is joined by two of her friends, Anastasia Kousakis and Georgia Mischak. They go step by step through the mind-boggling human errors that resulted in one of the deadliest industrial disasters in US history. They ask the tough questions like, "Why did the fire department not have tall enough ladders!?" "What is a rag dealer!?" And, "What is a shirtwaist!?" Tune in and find out who is to blame for this tragedy. Spoiler Alert: It's probably a man!

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Jul 30, 2019
THE TITANIC: WHO IS TO BLAME?
00:28:18

The Alarmist, Rebecca Delgado Smith, sits down with writer/comedian Adam Lustick, to discuss who is to blame for the deadliest maritime tragedy ever: The sinking of the Titanic. Was it the captain? The lookout who did not have binoculars? The Patriarchy? Tune in and and fine out who Rebecca sends to The Alarmist Jail on the harrowing debut episode.


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Jul 23, 2019
The Alarmist Sneak Peek 3
00:00:46

Why were there no binoculars on the Titanic?

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Jul 20, 2019
The Alarmist Sneak Peak
00:00:29

The Alarmist, Rebecca Delgado Smith, and guest discuss why the Donor Party tragedy never would have happened if they had planned it.

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Jun 15, 2019
The Alarmist Trailer
00:01:44

Your first listen to The Alarmist - a podcast that scrutinizes and analyzes histories greatest tragedies! Coming soon to Earios.

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Jun 15, 2019
The Alarmist Sneak Peek 2
00:00:37

The Alarmist, Rebecca Delgado Smith, defends Yoko Ono and drops a bombshell about John Lennon - that you probably already know.

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Jun 15, 2019