If a man insisted always on being serious, and never allowed himself a bit of fun and relaxation, he would go mad or become unstable without knowing it.
In 2012, Riley Knight finally completed a Bachelor of Arts at the University of Melbourne, majoring in history. Obviously, the job offers just have not stopped since then.
A mere six years later, he started Half-Arsed History, a weekly history podcast. For around half an hour a week, it makes him feel as though his degree has some kind of real-world relevance.
Album Art Images:
- Ortelius, Abraham. Typus Orbis Terrarum. 1570. Ink on paper. Via Wikimedia Commons.
- Fiske, N.W. Herodotus. 1854. In Manual of Classical Literature, p. 434. Philadelphia: E. C. & J. Biddle, 1854. Via Hathi Trust.
- Strauss, Johann. Radetzky March. 1848. United States Marine Band, 1992, MP3. Via Wikimedia Commons.
- Bierstadt, Albert. The Falls of St. Anthony. Circa 1880. Oil on canvas. Thyssen-Bornemisza National Museum, Madrid, Spain. Via Wikimedia Commons.