The Way I Heard It with Mike Rowe

The Way I Heard It with Mike Rowe

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The Way I Heart It with Mike Rowe
120: 30 Minutes of Disappointing Television
Dec 17 • 9 min
You can’t put THAT on TV!
119: They Shook On It
Dec 11 • 12 min
The significance of that shake was beyond this world.
118: A Rapacious Capitalist
Dec 4 • 11 min
He talked to everyone - but it was the interview he didn’t give that changed his life forever.
117: Some Kind of Consequence
Nov 20 • 7 min
It wasn’t exactly the trial of the century, but nearly everyone agreed - something had to be done.
116: A Little Town Up North
Nov 13 • 8 min
It was just a tiny patch of farmland near a tiny little burg - but oh, the things that happened there…
115: A Conventional Hero
Nov 6 • 9 min
There are many ways to save a life - this one was rather conventional.
114: A Manly Man, A Gold Medal, and A Really Big Sea
Oct 16 • 9 min
How to wave goodbye to your current career.
113: According To Peter
Oct 9 • 9 min
This man’s reputation needed to be destroyed - and that’s the gospel truth… according to Peter.
112: No Ordinary Fan
Oct 2 • 9 min
Nothing came between Don and his boys - especially on game day.
111: Can You Be There By Nine?
Sep 18 • 8 min
Sure, as soon as I’m done playing Cowboys and Indians.
110: A Rank Amateur
Sep 11 • 6 min
When the shooting started this patriot ran for his life.
109: The Biggest Name In Town
Sep 4 • 6 min
She was young and beautiful - and about to kill someone.
108: Words Worth Remembering
Aug 21 • 6 min
These words take on a whole new meaning once you know the story behind why they were written.
107: His Last Letter Home
Aug 14 • 10 min
It contained a much desired promise - from beyond the grave.
106: Keep Your Voice Down
Aug 7 • 7 min
All he wanted was a little peace and quiet - from himself.
105: Just What the Doctor Ordered
Jul 24 • 8 min
This doctor believed it was a right that came with the PhD.
104: The One Percenters
Jul 3 • 7 min
They paid their fair share, and then some…
103: A Girl Named Frank
Jun 26 • 7 min
When it came to getting exactly what she wanted - Frank could be very persuasive.
102: The Manchester Cowboy
May 15 • 6 min
This famous aspiring jockey just wanted to hear the roar of the crowd - but this was not the crowd he was expecting.
Bonus Episode 101: The Way I Talked About The Way I Heard It
May 10 • 40 min
WARNING: This is not your ordinary The Way I heard It. This episode contains SPOILERS. Storyteller Mike Rowe is joined by producer Chuck Klausmeyer to answer questions posed by fans of The Way I Heard It. Mike covers everything from how the podcast…
100: How Not To Ruin Your Most Expensive Suit
May 8 • 7 min
It was opening night on the world’s largest stage, but when you gotta go - you gotta go.
99: My Little Machine
May 1 • 7 min
A truly democratic machine and the man who didn’t invent it.
98: Send Me The Bill
Apr 17 • 7 min
Wee Johnny wanted a mighty check - so he sent out some mighty big bills.
97: A Very Lucky Lady
Apr 10 • 7 min
No doubt about it - Miriam’s timing was impeccable.
96: The Pilot and the Passenger
Apr 3 • 11 min
No movie has been made about this heroic tale, but over a hundred movies have been made because of it.
95: Something Is Missing
Mar 20 • 10 min
He did everything a hero and patriot ought to do… almost.
94: On The Importance of Better Driving
Mar 13 • 8 min
But how do you eliminate driver error?
93: As Long As It’s Legal
Mar 6 • 8 min
Who says you can’t preach Sunday morning, and then sell whiskey Sunday night?
92: Sharp as a Tack
Feb 27 • 7 min
Big John knew a simple but powerful equation when he saw one.
91: A Potty Mouth With a Secret
Feb 13 • 8 min
Do you want to know the bleeping secret or not!
90: A Man Well Hung
Feb 6 • 8 min
People came from miles around just to see it.
89: Armed For Love
Jan 2 • 8 min
Looking for love in the classifieds can lead to explosive consequences.
88: The Missiles of December
Dec 19, 2017 • 10 min
It was never good news when the red phone rang – and on this December night it was ringing off the hook.
87: A Town Where Anything Can Happen
Dec 12, 2017 • 8 min
What does a former POW do when he returns home from an unpopular war? Stand naked in the town square of course!
86: Francisco’s Flakes
Dec 5, 2017 • 9 min
A tale of award-winning flakes and delayed gratification.
85: Strange Bedfellows
Nov 28, 2017 • 6 min
Pete just wanted to get some sleep - But he could not get his bunkmate’s earworm out of his head.
84: A Very High Bar
Nov 21, 2017 • 6 min
He was willing to play the white-man’s game - he just wished they had told him the rules first.
83: How Soon They Forget
Nov 14, 2017 • 9 min
It was the trial of the century - that no one remembers.
82: The Men Behind Bars
Nov 7, 2017 • 7 min
A father and a son with more than just bars between them.
81: The Consultant
Oct 31, 2017 • 8 min
He was notoriously proficient in his field and his advice was priceless – he just didn’t make house calls.
80: How The Game Was Played
Oct 24, 2017 • 8 min
Saul’s nephew kept a secret his entire career - you could do that back then.
79: Bobby Brings Home the Bacon
Oct 17, 2017 • 8 min
Only problem is - it’s not Bobby’s bacon.
78: Give That Man a Cigar
Oct 10, 2017 • 8 min
Eddie was really good at blowing smoke.
77: How To Get Rich and Save Lives by Talking Dirty
Oct 3, 2017 • 10 min
The story of a slightly subversive student with a taste for gin.
76: A Hot Babe Who Liked It Rough
Sep 26, 2017 • 8 min
The family business was brutal - but this Babe wanted in.
75: A Safe Space
Sep 21, 2017 • 7 min
His personal proclivities seemed to trigger women – so he had to keep them a secret.
74: The Ride of His Life
Sep 12, 2017 • 8 min
When you’re in the back of an ambulance in the middle of a snowstorm - every second counts.
73: Monkey Business
Sep 5, 2017 • 5 min
How to make a billion dollars and remain absolutely calm.
72: Better Late Than Never
Aug 29, 2017 • 7 min
When the time came to fight for their King, these knights were prepared to show the enemy what they were made of.
71: Head In The Clouds
Aug 22, 2017 • 8 min
Henry Junior just wanted to get out of Henry Senior’s famous shadow.
70: You Might Feel a Little Pinch
Aug 15, 2017 • 6 min
No matter how bad your habits, this dentist can stop your pain - guaranteed!
69: “A Little Dab’ll Do Ya!”
Aug 8, 2017 • 7 min
Take it from mother - never underestimate the power of a little make-up, properly applied.
68: A Nice Girl From Wisconsin
Aug 1, 2017 • 6 min
The consequences of her choice would forever change the world.
67: Charlie’s Big Break
Jul 25, 2017 • 7 min
This aspiring songwriter was a family man who really wanted to be famous.
66: A Serial Inventor
Jul 18, 2017 • 7 min
Because necessity is actually the mother of investment.
65: A Full Figured Gal
Jul 11, 2017 • 8 min
She had tons of suitors because men knew that with her - anything was possible.
Bonus Episode 64: It’s Good To Be The King
Jul 8, 2017 • 30 min
Mike tells a very personal story of the King that changed his life.
63: Render Unto Caesar
Jul 4, 2017 • 7 min
Caesar’s ride that changed the course of Western Civilization.
62: I’d Like to Buy a Vowel
Jun 27, 2017 • 8 min
But only if the spirit moves you.
61: When the World’s on Fire
Jun 20, 2017 • 5 min
The melody was sweet, but the lyrics were too painful to sing.
60: Something to Stand For
Jun 13, 2017 • 9 min
What do you get when you cross a Private, a General, a lawyer, a doctor and two teenagers? Something worth standing for.
59: A Hero Under the Influence
Jun 6, 2017 • 7 min
When all is lost and the end is near - why not have a drink… or several.
58: A Lesser Known Vessel
May 30, 2017 • 6 min
Captain Cooper was asked to do the impossible - But he found it impossible not to try.
57: But Who’s Counting
May 23, 2017 • 9 min
Neither snow, nor rain, nor heat, nor gloom of night could keep this 60 year-old mailman from finally receiving his due.
56: Something Unforgettable and Real
May 16, 2017 • 8 min
Bill was known for creating unforgettable car chases - but there was one chase he wished he could forget.
55: The Man Behind the Microphone
May 9, 2017 • 7 min
Sometimes choosing the right words means not sticking to the script.
54: The Boy Who Loved to Fly
May 6, 2017 • 7 min
He flew into history - thanks to a nervous mother with an old-fashioned name.
53: A Simple Solution
May 2, 2017 • 7 min
His formula saved millions from starvation - among other things.
52: A Patient Man
Apr 25, 2017 • 8 min
John loved Peggy so much he would do anything for her… including this!
51: Kid Stuff
Apr 18, 2017 • 7 min
Mr. Akai had a secret - and every kid in the neighborhood knew it.
50: Size Matters
Apr 11, 2017 • 9 min
In a competition like this - every inch counts.
49: Dream Job
Apr 4, 2017 • 7 min
The greatest World’s Fair on the planet - and it all started with shoveling horse poo.
48: An Unmistakable Sound
Mar 28, 2017 • 7 min
Bob was a Mad Man who could sell anything - but this new product gave him a terrible headache.
47: On Thin Branches
Mar 21, 2017 • 6 min
How a mild mannered middle-school band teacher terrified America.
46: Fair Warning
Mar 14, 2017 • 7 min
You know his name - now you’ll know why.
45: The Biscuit Bomb
Mar 7, 2017 • 7 min
Melvin’s Stories always had a surprise ending - this one surprised even Melvin.
44: The Greaseman Cometh
Feb 28, 2017 • 7 min
Don’t like your job? Just invent something that does it for you.
43: The Paint Salesman
Feb 21, 2017 • 8 min
“Work hard, tell the truth, and don’t be late for supper.”
42: A Standing Ovation
Feb 14, 2017 • 6 min
You can stand, but don’t you dare applaud.
41: Words, Words, Words
Feb 7, 2017 • 6 min
Choose them wisely or deal with the consequences.
40: Chip Off the Old Block
Jan 31, 2017 • 6 min
This groundbreaking agent had the world’s most unique client. And he took him straight to the top.
39: A Rose By Any Other Name
Jan 24, 2017 • 7 min
Neat trick, but can you copyright it?
38: On Self Abuse
Jan 17, 2017 • 8 min
Please sir, can I have some more?
37: Man of Faith
Jan 14, 2017 • 6 min
A showdown between a pious governor a righteous crowd - what could possibly go wrong?
36: Oh Brother!
Jan 12, 2017 • 6 min
Thanksgiving isn’t complete without a second helping of Presidential election politics.
35: The Code Breaker
Jan 10, 2017 • 6 min
His ear for hearing patterns served him well.
34: That’s All Folks
Dec 14, 2016 • 8 min
Who knew cartoon characters could be so litigious?
33: You Don’t Know Mike
Sep 11, 2016 • 8 min
Sometimes, all you can do is watch.
32: The Dreamer
Aug 30, 2016 • 7 min
He couldn’t change the people, so he changed the world.
31: The Hangman & The Windsor Knot
Aug 23, 2016 • 6 min
How a perfectly tied Windsor knot led to a date with the gallows.
30: The Demoted Deserter
Aug 16, 2016 • 7 min
War is hell, but the paperwork is intolerable.
29: The 100 Billion Dollar Bar
Aug 9, 2016 • 6 min
How his sweet tooth changed your life.
28: An Incredible Reinvention
Aug 2, 2016 • 6 min
When no one wants your product, don’t change the product, change the name.
27: Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow
Jul 26, 2016 • 6 min
I don’t want to split hairs, but EVERYONE should know this woman’s name.
26: Rose Garden Rubbish
Jul 19, 2016 • 6 min
Even the President can’t help this guy catch a break.
25: The Prisoner
Jul 12, 2016 • 6 min
The craziest prison break story you’ve never heard of.
24: Big Guy, Little Guy
Jul 5, 2016 • 5 min
How do you compete with a thriving 20th century company? Use 18th century technology of course.
23: Donnie’s Secret
Jun 28, 2016 • 6 min
Donnie has a secret… and it’s a doozie.
22: In Laws on the Outs
Jun 21, 2016 • 6 min
Their escape from an overbearing family really put them on the map.
21: The Coward of the Deep
Jun 14, 2016 • 7 min
Who will sing the praises of the famous warrior who refused to fight.
20: Fred’s Final Wish
Jun 7, 2016 • 6 min
Why Fred’s kids stopped for a snack on the way to his funeral.
19: John’s Portuguese Cousin
May 31, 2016 • 6 min
A most unlikely path to becoming one of the greatest voices of all time.
18: The Toymaker
May 24, 2016 • 5 min
Al didn’t want to make toys, he just wanted to fly.
17: The Lady Calls the Shots
May 17, 2016 • 6 min
He loved her so much he gave her his job.
16: The Orphan Hero
May 10, 2016 • 6 min
She was plucked from the streets and catapulted to fame.
15: Sorry, Wrong Number
May 3, 2016 • 5 min
Sometimes in life, it’s better not to stick to the script.
14: The American Rock Star
Apr 26, 2016 • 6 min
His music career really blew up.
13: On My Honor
Apr 19, 2016 • 6 min
They say the truth will set you free, but in this case, it was a little white lie.
12: One Hit Wonder
Apr 12, 2016 • 6 min
No one has ever matched his record, and no one knows his name.
11: Lord of Loud
Apr 5, 2016 • 5 min
He didn’t like the quiet, so he made sure we all could pump up the volume.
10: Lord of Light
Mar 29, 2016 • 6 min
The most expensive theme park there never was.
9: The Longshot
Mar 22, 2016 • 6 min
Sometimes the only way to prove your worth, is with a trial by fire.
8: It’s a Shame About Your Face
Mar 15, 2016 • 6 min
The most recognizable face that no one wanted to hire.
7: “Be right back, hon!”
Mar 8, 2016 • 5 min
She believes her husband is a genius. The only problem, no one else does. How her road trip changed everything – for YOU!
6: “This isn’t funny!”
Mar 1, 2016 • 6 min
It was a cold, dark night on the field of battle – and one man had the perfect plan to strike back at the enemy.
5: Breaking the Silence
Mar 1, 2016 • 6 min
He found his voice and defined a generation. And he owes it all to a little piece of fruit.
4: Little Bits Of Corpse
Mar 1, 2016 • 7 min
Was he a lunatic or a genius? Sometimes it’s hard to tell, especially when you’re telling the world that doctors are killing their patients.
3: Clean Up On Aisle 4!
Mar 1, 2016 • 5 min
How did the clerks in a modest grocery store change the world as we know it?
2: He Had It All
Mar 1, 2016 • 5 min
He had the talent. He had the charisma. He had the looks. But without one little change, he’d never be the household name he is today.
1: The 25 Million Dollar Kiss
Feb 24, 2016 • 6 min
A kiss from her helped win the war. But her real assets changed the world as we know it.
Introducing ‘The Way I Heard It’
Feb 23, 2016 • 2 min
What inspired this series of short mysteries for the curious mind? Mike Rowe reveals the inspiration behind the new podcast.