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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!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 firstname.lastname@example.orgFollow us on Instagram @thealarmistpodcastFollow us on Twitter @alarmistTheCall the Earios hotline! 626-604-6262 Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/alarmist.
27 Aug 2020 • 28 mins
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. Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/alarmist. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.