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The Way I Heard It with Mike Rowe

All good stories have a twist, and all great storytellers are just a little twisted. Join Mike Rowe for a different take on the people and events that you thought you knew -- from pop-culture to politics from Hollywood to History... The Way I Heard It with Mike Rowe -- short mysteries for the curious mind with a short attention span.

Episode 194: Jon Stewart Owes Me $20!

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  • 2 months ago
  • 53:26

Ever wonder what The Daily Show would have looked like if Mike Rowe had been hired to host it? Well, guess what – he was! And then he wasn’t. And then, he was! And then…he wasn’t. The question is, does Jon Stewart really owe Mike Rowe $20?

Episode 193: Who Ya Gonna Call

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  • 2 months ago
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Who ya gonna call when a lifesaver turns deadly? Who ya gonna call when the ghost in your house can’t be busted? If you’re Mike Rowe, you call your producer, and have a very normal chat, about all things paranormal. Boo!

Episode 192: Not Really a Ghost Story

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  • 3 months ago
  • 50:21

A simple story of a simple homemaker turns in to a not-so-simple tale of the haunted home where Mike lived in 1992, followed by the spontaneous re-telling of the most terrifying night of Mike’s life. A ghost story that’s not really a ghost story, but nevertheless scared Chuck as bad as it did Mike…

Episode 191: Ghost Writers in the Sky

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  • 3 months ago
  • 57:32

While you may find this particular episode, chapter, or installment to be interesting, fascinating, or perhaps even provocative, you will definitely learn something about writing.  After Mike regales us with a story of dialectical dilation, he speaks with book-doctor and ghost-writer to the stars, Alex Abramovich, author of Bullies: A Friendship.  

Episode 190: "That's a big-ash tree!!!"

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  • 3 months ago
  • 54:33

After sharing the story of a famous father and son who could never find the right words, Mike and his Dad prove that words are the least of their problems. Strap in for a completely unpredictable rumination on memory foam. broken windshields, intractable stumps, double-sided axes, ancient wood-stoves, big-ash trees, and transgender dogs. Peggy Rowe is there to supervise, but only makes things weirder, as usual.

Episode 189: Damnatio Memoriae (That’s Latin for Cancel Culture)

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  • 3 months ago
  • 51:09

In what appears to be an ongoing quest to get himself cancelled, Mike weighs in on the statue controversy much to the alarm of his producer, Chuck. Their conversation then pivots to the  situation in San Francisco, where the school board has recently voted to remove the names of Washington and Lincoln from the facades of public schools – a truly bizarre decision that left Mike to wonder how in the world so many powerful people have managed to get their heads so far up their own asses.