222 episodes

In The Way I Heard It, Mike Rowe gives a different take on a variety of topics—from pop culture to politics, history to Hollywood, each mystery is a trueish tale about someone you know, filled with facts that you don’t. Delivered with Mike’s signature blend of charm, wit, and ingenuity, these stories are part of a larger mosaic—full of surprising revelations, sharp observations, and intimate, behind-the-scenes moments drawn from Mike’s own life and career.

The Way I Heard It with Mike Rowe The Way I Heard It with Mike Rowe

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.9 • 29.1K Ratings

In The Way I Heard It, Mike Rowe gives a different take on a variety of topics—from pop culture to politics, history to Hollywood, each mystery is a trueish tale about someone you know, filled with facts that you don’t. Delivered with Mike’s signature blend of charm, wit, and ingenuity, these stories are part of a larger mosaic—full of surprising revelations, sharp observations, and intimate, behind-the-scenes moments drawn from Mike’s own life and career.

    Tim Allen Lives on a Runway

    Tim Allen Lives on a Runway

    Mike has a most enlightening chat with his TV Big Brother, the one and only Tim Allen, who still seems a little incredulous that Mike didn’t return to Last Man Standing to finish what he started. As for why Tim now lives on the runway of an airport, well, that’s a bit of a mystery...

    • 1 hr 26 min
    The Duck of Justice Flies Again

    The Duck of Justice Flies Again

    Mike chats with Tim Cotton, the famous cop who saved a stuffed bird from the trash heap and went on to write a couple of bestselling books.

    • 1 hr 7 min
    The Beard is Getting Itchy

    The Beard is Getting Itchy

    The true story of the most important novel ever written, and a conversation with the filmmaker who tried to put it on the big screen.

    • 1 hr 20 min
    The Human Calculator is on a Mission

    The Human Calculator is on a Mission

    The Human Calculator, Scott Flansburg stops by to demonstrate his Guinness world-record abilities, introduce Mike to a better calendar, and explain why he is determined to uncover the real story of how basketball was invented.

    • 1 hr 14 min
    OCCASIONALLY – A Chat with Gary Sinise on the 20th Anniversary of 9/11

    OCCASIONALLY – A Chat with Gary Sinise on the 20th Anniversary of 9/11

    Mike sits down with his “professional big brother,” to discuss the relevance of 9/11, twenty years after the attack on America.

    • 1 hr 16 min
    Off the Wall – A Message to Garcia, and Tim Johnson

    Off the Wall – A Message to Garcia, and Tim Johnson

    Mike responds to criticism from some guy named Tim Johnson, and celebrates the anniversary of mikeroweWORKS by reading the most popular essay of all time. Then, a spirited conversation with Chuck, the nervous producer.

    • 1 hr 14 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
29.1K Ratings

29.1K Ratings

143Anderzon ,

Great show

Mike and chucks conversations of how the host/author did stayed in true form through his career. Being delightful and somewhat lost, but with perseverance a positive attitude and a bit of luck everything pays off. The episode with Tim Allen really had me riveted.

Boosical ,

Look forward to every episode

Mike Rowe, helping me keep my sanity in these days of insanity.

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Jesse instagram @ lanes.end.creamery

Simply amazing the people that Mike Rowe knows.

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