Love this podcast. Even when its a topic i know about Riley makes it a good laugh. Deffo worth a listen, especially for the casual history fans like myself
N4TM4T via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 03/24/23
Followed Riley since his days as a Magic The Gathering commentator. Whether he is commentating a match of magic or talking about some obscure or not so obscure historical event he never fails to entertain, make you laugh and sometimes make you think. Add this podcast to your life and it will only...Read full review »
Jordan j 411 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 03/07/23
Engaging, funny and witty a great way to spend an hour or so, and learn something you probably never got taught in school! Keep up the good work Mr Riley Knight.
RuinousEdge via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 03/05/23
This podcast will leave you in stitches while learning about the most hilarious events in history.
Dustin.cul via Apple Podcasts · Canada · 02/13/23
Wonderful delivery and research, interesting topics, no filler. My only problem with it is the loud music bracketing each episode. You can’t listen to it before bedtime as a result, so that means many of us will listen to it a lot less.
Jonesy8888 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 02/05/23
Thankyou for this wonderful episode. The date must be changed!
Audrey daphne via Apple Podcasts · Australia · 01/22/23
Really love this podcast. Great topics really well researched. Keep up the awesome work!
Diggertwo via Apple Podcasts · Australia · 01/22/23
This podcast is really good I enjoy listening to history delivered in a Whitby way which makes it worth staying. Keep it coming.
Lg of the borders. via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 01/21/23
so witty
soozy1011 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 01/05/23
Love the facts and humor in this history Pod. Perfect length for a drive to work while learning something new.
Alice15 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 01/02/23
Just found this podcast. Really good mix of interesting History with a little humor. Accent makes me miss my Australian buddy.
Jacoby & Meyers via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 12/11/22
Easily the best and most entertaining history podcast out there!
Reya808 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 11/21/22
Riley makes every episode thoroughly entertaining. He also includes thought-provoking commentary to assist us in understanding more than just the historical event or acts of a certain historical figure. He really humanizes people and events. I find myself seriously considering what I would do in...Read full review »
amberrroels via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 11/17/22
Listening to the 100 years war episode with my family in the car is awesome.
Oskdjfnamam via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 10/29/22
This podcast was recommended by my daughter. I really enjoyed . The Battle of Etter should be made into a movie. It has a great plot.
Palunargar via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 10/13/22
You’ll think these stories are a work of fiction! The host does an amazing job finding stories from history that are bizarre, and placing them in a meaningful historical context- and it’s funny the entire time! But what sets this show apart, is that there is real substance. Don’t be fooled by the...Read full review »
Illidansbabe via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 01/21/22
A podcast about a wide range of historical events presented by an Australian, can’t go wrong there.
0x6d696b65 via Apple Podcasts · Netherlands · 01/12/22
Riley does a great job each episode. Love the presentation and how he often keeps it lighthearted and when the topic demands it uses a more somber tone. 10/10 podcast, well worth a listen.
Simon Grip via Apple Podcasts · Norway · 01/04/22
Riley’s candor as he recounts pivotal people and periods in history is just a joy. He’s able to also draw important contextual relationships to modern times (see The Black Death, Mar 2020). Good show mate!
Maverick_man via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 11/09/21
Great podcast, informative enough whilst keeping it light and fun. Good spread of topics as well.
Chrisfb86 via Apple Podcasts · Australia · 11/02/21
Great podcast, highly entertaining bite sized slices of history that doesn’t take itself too seriously. As title suggests it’s not somewhere you’d go to study for an exam. Can’t tell you how stoked I was to find that my favourite commentator has a podcast of my favourite genre.
Charlie WP via Apple Podcasts · Australia · 10/13/21
Well paced, well researched, and always funny.
jaqofspades via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 09/26/21
Hey Riley, Excellent podcast, mate! You make history fun and accessible for those without "useless history degrees". Been telling everyone I can about the show, saying "Yeah it's a history podcast, but it's less boring classroom lecture and more chatting with a pal at a...Read full review »
b12 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 08/20/21
I've been a big fan of Riley Knight since first seeing him commentate in the MTG scene. This show brings out the best of his humor and charm and I highly recommend it, even for those with no prior interest in history.Read full review »
Kris Hendrick via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 08/12/21
Brighten your day with his quirky style of story telling. Riley never fails to bring a big fat smile to my face in-spite of it being trampled on all day by corporate. Thank you Riley for getting me through work one episode at a time.
Qwe1234566789 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 03/19/21
Really grate mix of silly fun and serious takes.
LilaIPhone via Apple Podcasts · Germany · 02/15/21
That may be your best one yet
Stratfordmom via Apple Podcasts · Canada · 02/09/21
Randomly had this podcast show up recommend to me after listening to the fall of civilisation podcast and let me tell you this bloke is top notch! Amazing info and what a champ always a fun time defs worth a listen to literally any of the podcast there amazing!
CIDhalo via Apple Podcasts · Australia · 02/03/21
Awesome. All there is to say.
(golgari) thebigel via Apple Podcasts · Canada · 01/30/21
Riley. Good Ghod mate! Wot an effort! I salute you. Especially as, on a whim, I gave a listen to the “Scry Me A River” podcast (being an avid Magic player) and was surprised to hear your voice!
Unglobulousness via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 01/27/21
I always look forward to Riley’s podcast.
Sacredagent via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 11/23/20
This show brings me more pure joy than any other podcast. It is up there with the all time greats for sure. I recommend starting with episode 88 to get for a good sample or the Bonnie and Clyde episode.
Over excited about everything via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 10/29/20
Riley Knight delivers amazing bits out of history. Give this podcast a go if you are interested in history but you think reading history books is boring. Or if you are just up for a laugh.
Svartetulpan via Apple Podcasts · Sweden · 10/05/20
I’ve listened to every episode. Can’t recommend this show enough. I tell anyone who stands still for 30 seconds to download it and you should too.
BigBadBadman via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 09/21/20
I love this, love history, love the humorous and entertaining way it’s explained, all very accurate too!
Johnsalton via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 09/09/20
Runs the gamut from obscure to well-trod stories, with a curious mind and a particular deficiency in French pronunciation.
Steve Kaneb via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 09/01/20
I found this podcast earlier this year by listening to the episode on Wu Zetian, and since then have been absolutely hooked. I always look forward to new episodes every Monday and in my spare time, go back and listen to older ones I haven’t played yet. Seriously funny bloke and really...Read full review »
Wattpadder for life via Apple Podcasts · Australia · 08/05/20
I have been a fan of Riley Knight’s content since i heard him doing commentary alongside PVDDR for a GP in Brazil. Fun and entertaining as ever.
Dday99 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 07/30/20
Most probably the best history podcast out there. Good job mate!
Titsouttommyboy via Apple Podcasts · Denmark · 07/19/20
Bringing out the story in history rather than dry facts and dates. Everything you wanted from your history class but never got! Awesome!
Sarahwbray via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 06/15/20
Riley, the host, has a keen sense of how to take many of the stories you heard in history class (that put you to sleep like white noise in the background) and make it thump like a bass cabinet pouring out dubstep, making your brain dance and laugh.
Corny dog8765 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 06/02/20
Probably the best Australian history graduate doing a history podcast specialising in swashbuckling Pyrates, evil emperors, quack scientists and ‘orrible murder in a half-arsed way out there. Don’t even bloody worry about it, mate - subscribe today.
WwoodyCcat via Apple Podcasts · Spain · 05/26/20
I go through a lot of history podcasts, this is one of the few that I keep coming back to. The host is clever and does a good job of keeping the show flowing.
ThereAllIsAching via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 05/24/20
Easy to follow and funny too.
D87OM via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 05/24/20
Do you remember how dry and boring some history was. I only wish Riley was was teacher instead of Mr. Pennypuss. Interesting topics told with flair, knowledge and things you have never heard in school. Is this the same Riley Knight who was a runway model in the sixties??
Win Stuart via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 05/21/20
A podcast where historical facts are presented in the most entertaining stories with a reoccurring theme of "it for only worse from there"Read full review »
sfgoisogiu via Apple Podcasts · Germany · 05/16/20
The Great Herodotus once said: “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.” Despite this coming from the Father of History Himself, much of history is taught by lecturers with less...Read full review »
trevordpotts via Apple Podcasts · Canada · 04/13/20
Really enjoying the podcasts. The Longbow episode was really interesting.
Harry Harbord Morant via Apple Podcasts · Australia · 04/06/20
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