Alex Schmidt

Alex Schmidt

Alex Schmidt is a stand-up comedian in Los Angeles. He’s the creator and host of the “Kurt Vonneguys” podcast. And he’s a staff writer & podcast host for, where he goes by “Schmidty The Clam” for secret & fun reasons. For more info and show dates, visit ALEXSCHMIDTY.COM.

Guest Appearances

Humanity's Greatest Moments Brought to You By Drugs & Booze

Even though drugs and alcohol have been a social lubricant since before we could write anything down, we like to think of history as this boring, stuffy museum exhibit where kings and queens drank iced tea, ate flavorless biscuits and had sex…


Why Every Billionaire Is Becoming A Doomsday Prepper

The Cracked Podcast #177April 24, 2017

Sometime around when Donald Trump started winning state primaries a year ago, the national mood went from, "Damn Daniel," to "oh fuck we're actually going to die in a rain of nuclear hellfire." That happens when a sitting US President attacks an…


How Ann Coulter and Milo Yiannopoulos Are Playing You

The Cracked Podcast #170March 13, 2017

It's become your daily morning ritual. Wake up. Open Twitter. And here come's your fix. It's something like, "Trump Surrogate Says Jews in the Holocaust Didn't Have it So Bad!" and you're off to the races. How could he!? Do they know…


Accidents That Created The Best Art Of The 20th Century

The Cracked Podcast #161January 16, 2017

It's easy to think every piece of great art or unforgettable pop-culture is the result of effortless genius and precise intentionality. It separates the gods who create from us lay-people who like to eat cheese and can barely decide what to watch…


2016 Year In Review In Review

The Cracked Podcast #157December 19, 2016

2016 is almost over. Yes the endless, rotten sh*t hurricane of a year that took away Bowie, Prince and Florence Henderson and gave us Trump, Harambe and the Zika virus is finally drawing to a close.  So, to give this b*tch a proper viking…


Dispelling Every Space Myth You Learned In 7th Grade Science

The Cracked Podcast #153November 21, 2016

Believe it or not, Matthew McConaughey's thesis (from behind a bookshelf inside a black hole) that love is the most powerful force in the universe isn't the most scientifically accurate thing Hollywood has offered us lately. It should come as no surprise…

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