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Episode 183: Play That Funky Music White Boy

The Way I Heard It with Mike Rowe

Release Date: 01/19/2021

Episode 204: A Quick Look Over the Railing show art Episode 204: A Quick Look Over the Railing

The Way I Heard It with Mike Rowe

The true story of the first woman to go where no man had gone before, followed by the true cost of progress, the false value of safety, and a revealing conversation about the profoundly annoying sensation of being swindled by someone you trust.

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Episode 203: There's a Hole in Daddy's Arm show art Episode 203: There's a Hole in Daddy's Arm

The Way I Heard It with Mike Rowe

This is a sad one. But also a funny one. And frankly, a weird one. There’s sentimentality and singing. Nosebleeds and narcotics. Letters from beyond the grave, and perhaps most surprising, the sudden appearance of a giant scrotum. Probably easier to just listen.

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Episode 202: The Leaf Blower Stays In show art Episode 202: The Leaf Blower Stays In

The Way I Heard It with Mike Rowe

A famous woman vanishes and triggers the largest manhunt in British history. A hundred years later, Mike loses all his money in an elaborate Ponzi scheme. Coincidence? Probably. But Chuck wonders what Mike’s fictitious hero, Travis McGee, might have to say about the scandal, and Mike has some opinions on the matter – opinions that are somewhat upstaged, paradoxically, by a leaf blower.

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Episode 201: Everybody Pees in the Pool show art Episode 201: Everybody Pees in the Pool

The Way I Heard It with Mike Rowe

A famous athlete takes great pains to conceal his true identity from millions of fans. Then, Mike welcomes Paul Kelley back to the podcast, to discuss a series of topics too disparate and strange to articulate in a two sentence description.

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Episode 200: Smart Stupid – Now With Slightly More Stupid show art Episode 200: Smart Stupid – Now With Slightly More Stupid

The Way I Heard It with Mike Rowe

What do you get when you cross the most beautiful girl in the world with the funniest man on the planet?  Something smart and something stupid.

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Episode 199: Mothers Day - Now With Fewer Worms show art Episode 199: Mothers Day - Now With Fewer Worms

The Way I Heard It with Mike Rowe

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 guest appearance by Mike’s favorite dad. Yeah, it’s a weird one.

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Episode 198: Where Do I Begin show art Episode 198: Where Do I Begin

The Way I Heard It with Mike Rowe

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 don’t know where you’re headed.

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Episode 197: Everybody Run For Your Lives show art Episode 197: Everybody Run For Your Lives

The Way I Heard It with Mike Rowe

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, he recalls the audition that changed the course of his own career, before chatting with the old friend who made it happen, and bursting briefly into song.

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Episode 196: Call It Macaroni show art Episode 196: Call It Macaroni

The Way I Heard It with Mike Rowe

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 punch a pesky fan in the nose. Honestly, you can’t make this stuff up.

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Episode 195: The Epistemological Jack-in-the-Box show art Episode 195: The Epistemological Jack-in-the-Box

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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 about the time Joan Rivers saved his career, followed by a rather remarkable catch-up with Paul Kelley, a true renaissance man who worked the overnights with Mike, back in the glory days of home shopping.  Yeah, it gets a little weird… and there is some adult language.

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