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The Way I Heard It with Mike Rowe

Storytelling Podcasts

What started as a series of short mysteries for the curious mind with a short attention span has evolved into enlightening conversations for the not-so-short attention span. Whether it’s a short mystery, a long conversation, or an audio book, The Way I Heard It is a veritable box of chocolates for the ears, because you never know what you’re going to get.

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United States

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What started as a series of short mysteries for the curious mind with a short attention span has evolved into enlightening conversations for the not-so-short attention span. Whether it’s a short mystery, a long conversation, or an audio book, The Way I Heard It is a veritable box of chocolates for the ears, because you never know what you’re going to get.

Language:

English


Episodes

BONUS COFFEE 373: The Wedgie Kick

2/29/2024
America’s grandmother recalls the harrowing details of her husband’s heart attacks at Christmas, gives an update on his convalescence, and tells a shocking tale about the newsletter you do NOT want to be mentioned in. From stents to physical therapy, shuffleboard to bingo, and that little dance we do when our panties are in a bunch, it’s another edition of Coffee with Mom! A grateful nod to our fine sponsors MCSF.org/apply Check your availability and apply today. 3DayBlinds.com/ROWE Buy one get one 50% off!

Duration:00:57:41

372: Jimmy Failla Loves Fat Elvis

2/27/2024
The former New York cabby, current stand-up comic, and perennial philosopher talks hilariously about why he’s keeping politics out of his new show Fox News Saturday Night, why he wrote his bestselling book, Cancel Culture Dictionary, and why he looks at the world like a drug-sniffing dog at the airport. Big thanks to our great sponsors BuildSubmarines.com Explore available careers. LifeVac.net Use code MIKE to get 20% off your full purchase. MCSF.org/apply Check your availability and apply today.

Duration:01:14:17

371: Chuck Gets a Haircut with Denis Chetzan and Mary Sullivan

2/20/2024
Mike follows through with his threat to get Chuck a professional haircut by enlisting The Irish Hammer’s “hairstylist to the stars” to bring his salon to our studio for a cut and record. What could possibly go wrong? Not entirely unrelated is an announcement about additional trades being eligible for the mikeroweWORKS Foundation’s 2024 Work Ethic Scholarship Program. The application process begins February 28. Thanks to our great sponsors ZipRecruiter.com/Rowe to try ZipRecruiter for FREE. www.american-giant.com Use code MIKE for 20% off. BuildSubmarines.com Explore available trade careers!

Duration:01:06:19

370: The Smartest Dropout I Know is Rikki Schlott

2/13/2024
The New York Post columnist and author discusses the disruptive and damaging nature of social media, our shortening attention spans, the lack of free speech on college campuses, why the First Amendment is the most important right, why she left NYU during COVID despite her 4.0 GPA, and how she came to write The Cancelling of the American Mind with Greg Lukianoff. Big thanks to our great sponsors FieldOfGreens.com Get started with 15% off using promo code: MIKE. Dewalt.com to learn more about the DEWALT Trades Scholarship. mikeroweworks.org/scholarship Work Ethic Scholarship Program launches February 28!

Duration:01:08:11

369: Gabby Reece is Not in Compliance

2/6/2024
The volleyball legend, fitness leader, podcaster, New York Times bestselling author, and serial entrepreneur talks about raising her girls with a do-it-yourself attitude, why it’s important to eat clean and lift heavy things, and how to be a good citizen without being a conformist and still saying yes. Big thanks to our fine sponsors ZipRecruiter.com/Rowe to try ZipRecruiter for FREE. digs.com/mikerowe Try Digs for FREE and get 50% off Core and Professional plans. mikeroweworks.org/scholarship Work Ethic Scholarship Program launches February 28!

Duration:01:16:55

368: The Luckiest Man on the Face of the Earth with Neal McDonough

1/30/2024
The consummate villainous actor's actor joins us to discuss his childhood growing up in a motel, how being blacklisted in Hollywood tested his faith, and why he chose to play the Benefactor, a.k.a. the devil, in Angel Studio’s movie, The Shift. Big thanks to our great sponsors mikeroweworks.org/scholarship Work Ethic Scholarship Program launches February 28! KnobelSpirits.com A portion of online sales benefits the mikeroweWORKS Foundation. American-Giant.com/mike Use promo code MIKE to get 20% off your order.

Duration:01:17:07

367: Scarcity Brain with Michael Easter

1/23/2024
367: Scarcity Brain with Michael Easter The journalist and NYT bestselling author shares his research into why our brains are hardwired for overconsumption, how this scarcity mindset can lead us to take unnecessary risks, and how Inveterate gambling pigeons prove that we can change. It’s all from his newest book, Scarcity Brain: Fix Your Craving Mindset and Rewire Your Habits to Thrive with Enough. Big thanks to our loyal sponsors ZipRecruiter.com/Rowe Post a job for FREE. American-Giant.com/mike Use promo code MIKE to get 20% off your order. LifeVac.net Use code MIKE to get 20% off your full purchase.

Duration:01:08:31

366: NEW STORY—They Put Him in a Cage

1/16/2024
A NEW mystery for the curious mind with a short attention span called They Put Him in a Cage is followed by an installment of The Way I Talked About The Way I Heard It, during which Mike and Chuck discuss first jobs, audition horror stories, and the condition of Mike’s dad. Big thanks to our fantastic sponsors 3DayBlinds.com/ROWE Buy one get one 50% off ZipRecruiter.com/Rowe Post a job for FREE. FieldOfGreens.com Get Started with 15% off using promo code: MIKE

Duration:01:04:54

365: A Coffee Klatch Christmas with Peggy Rowe

12/19/2023
Mike’s mom discusses Christmases past and present, her decided lack of cooking skills, complaining vs. observing, vertigo-inducing carpet, the perils of drinking dehumidifier water, pratfalls, a Christmas mugging, and Mike singing The Grinch. Big thanks to our fantastic sponsors Digs.com/MikeRowe Get 50% off Core and Professional plans LifeVac.net Use code MIKE to get 20% off your full purchase

Duration:00:51:31

364: Son of a Revolutionary with John Dodd

12/12/2023
The appellate lawyer and President General of the Sons of the American Revolution drops by to discuss our nation's founding and celebrate the 250th anniversary of the Boston Tea Party by inducting Mike, Chuck, and Mike’s dad, John, into the SAR. Big thanks to our great sponsors ZipRecruiter.com/Rowe to try ZipRecruiter forFREE. NetSuite.com/Mike to get your own KPI checklist. Manscaped.com Use code: MIKE to get 20% off with free shipping.

Duration:01:01:29

363: BONUS STORY: Something to Chew On

12/7/2023
It was a trip to the dentist, the dentist would never forget… Big thanks to our American-made sponsor American-Giant.com/mike Use promo code MIKE to get 20% off your order

Duration:00:11:19

362: Don't Forget the Footnotes with Douglas Brunt

12/5/2023
The New York Times bestselling author and podcaster discusses great writing, the power of storytelling, his newest book, The Mysterious Case of Rudolf Diesel, and how he solved a 110-year-old whodunnit. Big thanks to our great sponsors FieldOfGreens.com Get started with 15% off using promo code: MIKE PrizePicks.com/Mike Use code MIKE for a first deposit match up to $100 AuraFrames.com/Mike Use promo code MIKE to get $30 off their best-selling frames

Duration:01:12:57

361: A Place and a Purpose in a World Gone Mad with Salena Zito

11/28/2023
The Washington Examiner columnist and reporter discusses why Lincoln’s Gettysburg address holds up 160 years later, why she’s building a room to hold miniature trains, the “dust up” in the Middle East, our current age of disruption, and why people are searching for something bigger than themselves. Then, by request, Mike serenade’s Salena. Many thanks to our terrific sponsors Chime.com/Rowe to start building your credit AuraFrames.com/Mike Use promo code MIKE to get $30 off their best-selling frames

Duration:01:14:40

360: BONUS COFFEE: Let's Not Talk About Thanksgiving with Peggy Rowe

11/22/2023
Tongue twisters, laundry mishaps, Betty the book-club-lady, the Klausmeyer I-told-you-so protocol, steel drums, bad videography, hot cross buns, cannibal hamsters, camping in July, rogue waves, and just a touch of Thanksgiving—It’s coffee with mom. Big thanks to our great sponsors Digs.com/MikeRowe Try Digs for FREE! LifeVac.net Use code MIKE to get 20% off your full purchase

Duration:01:03:03

359: Teddy and Booker T. with Brian Kilmeade

11/21/2023
The six-time New York Times best-selling author and prolific FNC host drops by to discuss what made President Theodore Roosevelt and civil rights pioneer Booker T. Washington so great and the role Mike played in Brian writing his newest book Teddy and Booker T. Discussed in this episode: Up From Slavery by Booker T. Washington Arthur Lih of LifeVac.net The River of Doubt by Candice Millard Big thanks to our great sponsors AuraFrames.com/Mike Use promo code MIKE to get $30 off their best-selling frames ButcherBox.com/Rowe Use Code Rowe for FREE steak for life and $20 off.

Duration:01:16:45

358: Five Days in November with Clint Hill and Lisa McCubbin Hill

11/14/2023
60 years after that horrible day in November when our 35th president was gunned down in Dallas, one of only two secret service agents from that detail still alive today gives his reflections and first-hand account and explains the difference between facts and theories. Clint Hill is joined by his wife and co-author Lisa McCubbin Hill to discuss the day America lost its innocence, a secret service reunion 60 years in the making, and the 60th anniversary commemorative edition of their book Five Days in November. Big thanks to our great sponsors 3DayBlinds.com/ROWE Buy one get one 50% off ZipRecruiter.com/Rowe to try ZipRecruiter for FREE. NetSuite.com/Mike to get your own KPI checklist.

Duration:01:18:34

357: BONUS STORY: She Blew the Doors Off

11/9/2023
It was late at night and she was pregnant, but Merry still had to go to work. And we're all glad she did. Big thanks to our loyal sponsor American-Giant.com/mike Use promo code MIKE to get 20% off your order.

Duration:00:12:25

356: The World's Biggest Therapist with Travis Mills

11/7/2023
The former 82nd Airborne Staff Sergeant and quadruple amputee drops by to chat about the first time he met Mike, how he pissed off Bill Nye science guy, why he’s a proud member of the everything-is-great club, and his new book Bounce Back: 12 Warrior Principles to Reclaim & Recalibrate Your Life. Big thanks to our great sponsors Manscaped.com Use code MIKE to get 20% off with free shipping FieldOfGreens.com Get started with 15% off using promo code MIKE

Duration:01:13:56

355: Hunting for Anomalies with Michael Shermer

10/31/2023
The Founding Publisher of Skeptic magazine, podcaster, and Presidential Fellow at Chapman University talks about why we believe weird things, how our brains seek patterns to stay safe, the state of science and journalism, intellectual humility vs. certainty, the surprising rise of antisemitism, and his book Conspiracy: Why the Rational Believe the Irrational.

Duration:01:23:03

354: BONUS COFFEE: They Like a Little Bit of Naughty with America's Grandmother

10/26/2023
Peggy chides her eldest for spending too much time in the sun, then they discuss book clubs and pool sharks, Peggy’s latest borderline inappropriate post, Mike eating dates, geoducks and horses, Picasso vs Cezanne, a briss gone wrong, used condoms in an elevator shaft, a little paregoric on the gums, how Peggy discovered Mike was circumcised, and a tease about her espionage court case. In other words, another Coffee with Mom!

Duration:01:02:07