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The Way I Heard It with Mike Rowe

Society & Culture

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 199: Mothers Day - Now With Fewer Worms
    It’s a Mother’s Day surprise, complete with tapeworms, smoke bombs, large chunks of earwax, a wall of dead mice, a fly infestation, and of course, Mike’s favorite mother, with a... Read more
    Published on: 2021-05-11
  • Episode 198: Where Do I Begin
    A problem at the border, a fat man in a shiny suit, and all the thirty-five cent draft you can drink. It’s a fine place to begin, even if you... Read more
    Published on: 2021-05-04
  • Everybody Run For Your Lives
    Mike tells the true story of two friends united by their love of music, divided by their love of a girl, and the fistfight that changed rock and roll. Then,... Read more
    Published on: 2021-04-27
  • Episode 196: Call It Macaroni
    Sig Hansen from Deadliest Catch joins Mike to discuss the manliest surfer of all time, the manliest fisherman of all time, and the problems that can sometimes arise when you... Read more
    Published on: 2021-04-20
  • Episode 195: The Epistemological Jack-in-the-Box
    Mike tells the true story of a famous poet who wrote her best stuff while working as a waitress in a diner, many years ago. After that, another true story... Read more
    Published on: 2021-04-13
  • Episode 194: Jon Stewart Owes Me $20!
    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... Read more
    Published on: 2021-04-06
  • Episode 193: Who Ya Gonna Call
    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,... Read more
    Published on: 2021-04-01
  • Episode 192: Not Really a Ghost Story
    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... Read more
    Published on: 2021-03-23