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The Way I Heard It with Mike Rowe

Storytelling Podcasts

What started as a series of short mysteries for the curious mind with a short attention span has evolved into enlightening conversations for the not-so-short attention span. Whether it’s a short mystery, a long conversation, or an audio book, The Way I Heard It is a veritable box of chocolates for the ears, because you never know what you’re going to get.

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United States

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What started as a series of short mysteries for the curious mind with a short attention span has evolved into enlightening conversations for the not-so-short attention span. Whether it’s a short mystery, a long conversation, or an audio book, The Way I Heard It is a veritable box of chocolates for the ears, because you never know what you’re going to get.

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English


Episodes
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385: I Don't Want to Manage People Like Me with Karey Kirkpatrick

5/14/2024
The film writer, director, and producer known for Over the Hedge, Chicken Run, and James and the Giant Peach talks about his work ethic and creative process, why animated films are modern-day Aesop’s fables, and that time he almost got to run DreamWorks. Heaps of gratitude for our fantastic sponsors ZipRecruiter.com/Rowe to try ZipRecruiter for FREE. PureTalk.com/Rowe Save 50% off your first month! Groundworks.com to schedule a FREE inspection.

Duration:01:33:11

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384: Freedom Food and Funny Cars with Matt Hagan and Chloe Hudson

5/7/2024
Matt is a four-time NHRA Funny Car world champion and first-generation cattle and CBD farmer. Chloe is a mikeroweWORKS work ethic scholarship recipient, an AWS Certified Weld Inspector, and a social media influencer. She also runs social media for Matt Hagan and Tony Stewart. This conversation does not stay in its lane as it veers from the high stakes involved in going 330 mph in four seconds to the tasty steaks that the Hagan Cattle Company produces in Virginia to the political stakes of not keeping your food supply chain in America. Many thanks to our fabulous sponsors AuraFrames.com/Mike Use code: Mike to get $30 off their best-selling frame. BuildSubmarines.com Explore available careers! FieldOfGreens.com Use code: MIKE for 15% off and FREE shipping

Duration:01:08:13

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BONUS COFFEE 383: Nude Sunbathing with America’s Grandmother

5/2/2024
The three-time NYT bestselling author, a.k.a. Mike’s mom, talks the chosen frozen on Easter Sunday, speaking in tongues, the Key Bridge tragedy, Fort McHenry and Ranger Vince, our expanding universe, great illusionists, and how Peggy gets her vitamin D—doctor’s orders. Many thanks to our fantastic sponsors Groundworks.com Schedule a free inspection. 3DayBlinds.com/ROWE Buy one get one 50% off LifeVac.net Use code MIKE to get 20% off your full purchase

Duration:00:50:39

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382: Individualism Rightly Understood with Scott Mann

4/30/2024
The former U.S. Army Green Beret, NYT bestselling author, leadership consultant, and perennial storyteller talks about the division and tribal behavior that permeates our country now, the death of honor, shame, and consequence, and why Alexis de Tocqueville was right when he observed that America succeeds because she puts the individual ahead of the collective. You can preorder Scott’s newest book here. Big thanks to our great sponsors ZipRecruiter.com/Rowe to try ZipRecruiter for FREE. NetSuite.com/Mike Great financing on the number one cloud financial system. AuraFrames.com/Mike Use code: Mike to get $30 off their best-selling frame.

Duration:01:19:03

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381: NEW STORY—The Face of an Angel

4/23/2024
A NEW mystery for the curious mind with a short attention span, followed by Mike and Chuck taking a deeper dive into the story’s DOUBLE reveal. That’s right, you get two reveals for the price of none! Many thanks to our terrific sponsors AuraFrames.com/Mike Use code: Mike to get $30 off their best-selling frame. BuildSubmarines.com Explore available careers! PureTalk.com/Rowe Save 50% off your first month!

Duration:00:56:28

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Episode 380: American Flannel with Steven Kurutz

4/16/2024
What does it take to make a traditional flannel shirt in America? According to this New York Times reporter it’s a combination of engineering and artistry. And Steven should know; he wrote the book on it, American Flannel. Steven explores with us the history of U.S. textile manufacturing and how our thirst for cheaper goods led to the death of small company towns and the creation of the rust belt. Big thanks to our great sponsors ZipRecruiter.com/Rowe to try ZipRecruiter for FREE. Groundworks.com to schedule a free inspection. PureTalk.com/Rowe to save 50% off your first month!

Duration:01:08:19

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379: Psst… Wanna Buy a Stadium Buddy? with Jordan Harbinger

4/9/2024
The former Wall Street lawyer and current OG podcaster drops by to discuss the latest in Podcastladia, how patternicity and our desire for certainty can lead us to create wild theories, the death of skepticism, honesty in advertising, and what he learned from being kidnapped the first time in Mexico. Yes, there was more than one kidnapping. Shout out to our great sponsors BuildSubmarines.com Explore available careers! American-Giant.com/mike Use promo code MIKE to get 20% off your order. FieldOfGreens.com Get started with 15% off using promo code: MIKE

Duration:01:26:06

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378: Surviving Disney with Jeff Harmon & Neal Harmon

4/2/2024
The serial entrepreneurs and founders of Angel Studios talk about growing up poor in a family of eleven, how they went from selling potatoes door to door to being the ad agency of record for Poo-Pourri, Squatty Potty, and Orabrush, how they survived a $62 million lawsuit from four of the biggest studios in Hollywood, and how their Angel Guild is cracking the code to finding the next big film. Many thanks to our loyal sponsors ZipRecruiter.com/Rowe to try ZipRecruiter for FREE. LifeVac.net Use code MIKE to get 20% off your full purchase. NetSuite.com/Mike to take advantage of their flexible financing.

Duration:01:34:03

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377: Sitting in a Puddle of Tilden with Peter Tilden

3/26/2024
The writer, producer, and veteran radio broadcaster drops by to regale us with stories from the entertainment trenches, explains why he created the podcast Really? no, REALLY? with his BFF Jason Alexander and how that’s affected their relationship, and expounds on what makes great advertising great. RIP Dexter. Big thanks to our great sponsors BuildSubmarines.com Explore available careers! MCSF.org/apply Check your availability and apply today! LifeVac.net Use code MIKE to get 20% off your full purchase!

Duration:01:32:54

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376: An Unholy Incubator with Will Swaim

3/19/2024
The President of the California Policy Center, host of National Review’s Radio Free California podcast, and watchdog journalist warns about the new federal regulation that effectively makes CA-AB5 national and ends independent contractor status as we know it. As goes California, so goes the nation—from a $20 minimum wage for fast-food workers to rampant homelessness, crime, and reparations—the recovering communist dissects examples of what’s happening in the Golden State and yet to come nationally. Many thanks to our great sponsors MCSF.org/apply Check your availability and apply today! ZipRecruiter.com/Rowe to try ZipRecruiter for FREE. American-Giant.com/MIKE Use code MIKE to get 20% off your order.

Duration:01:18:29

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375: NEW STORY—Nasty Little Instruments

3/12/2024
Another brief mystery for the curious mind with a short attention span, followed by a deeper dive into the story’s reveal with Mike and Chuck. WARNING: Careful where you listen with headphones, as it may result in alternating facial contortions of disgust and hilarity. The title is Nasty Little Instruments, after all. Big thanks to our fantastic sponsors BuildSubmarines.com Explore available careers! FieldOfGreens.com Get started with 15% off using promo code: MIKE MCSF.org/apply Check your availability and apply today.

Duration:00:56:17

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374: No Man No Problem with Bill Whittle

3/5/2024
The podcaster, YouTuber, and amateur historian ruminates on the state of Hollywood, talks about his upcoming Daily Wire project, An Empire of Terror, which exposes the dark underbelly of the Soviet Union’s police state, and recounts the amazing story of Frank Luke, the forgotten top ace of WWI. Tip o’ the hat to our excellent sponsors ZipRecruiter.com/Rowe Try ZipRecruiter for FREE. AuraFrames.com/Mike Use code: Mike to get $20 off their best-selling frame. MCSF.org/apply Check your availability and apply today.

Duration:01:13:44

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BONUS COFFEE 373: The Wedgie Kick

2/29/2024
America’s grandmother recalls the harrowing details of her husband’s heart attacks at Christmas, gives an update on his convalescence, and tells a shocking tale about the newsletter you do NOT want to be mentioned in. From stents to physical therapy, shuffleboard to bingo, and that little dance we do when our panties are in a bunch, it’s another edition of Coffee with Mom! A grateful nod to our fine sponsors MCSF.org/apply Check your availability and apply today. 3DayBlinds.com/ROWE Buy one get one 50% off!

Duration:00:57:41

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372: Jimmy Failla Loves Fat Elvis

2/27/2024
The former New York cabby, current stand-up comic, and perennial philosopher talks hilariously about why he’s keeping politics out of his new show Fox News Saturday Night, why he wrote his bestselling book, Cancel Culture Dictionary, and why he looks at the world like a drug-sniffing dog at the airport. Big thanks to our great sponsors BuildSubmarines.com Explore available careers. LifeVac.net Use code MIKE to get 20% off your full purchase. MCSF.org/apply Check your availability and apply today.

Duration:01:14:17

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371: Chuck Gets a Haircut with Denis Chetzan and Mary Sullivan

2/20/2024
Mike follows through with his threat to get Chuck a professional haircut by enlisting The Irish Hammer’s “hairstylist to the stars” to bring his salon to our studio for a cut and record. What could possibly go wrong? Not entirely unrelated is an announcement about additional trades being eligible for the mikeroweWORKS Foundation’s 2024 Work Ethic Scholarship Program. The application process begins February 28. Thanks to our great sponsors ZipRecruiter.com/Rowe to try ZipRecruiter for FREE. www.american-giant.com Use code MIKE for 20% off. BuildSubmarines.com Explore available trade careers!

Duration:01:06:19

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370: The Smartest Dropout I Know is Rikki Schlott

2/13/2024
The New York Post columnist and author discusses the disruptive and damaging nature of social media, our shortening attention spans, the lack of free speech on college campuses, why the First Amendment is the most important right, why she left NYU during COVID despite her 4.0 GPA, and how she came to write The Cancelling of the American Mind with Greg Lukianoff.

Duration:01:08:11

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369: Gabby Reece is Not in Compliance

2/6/2024
The volleyball legend, fitness leader, podcaster, New York Times bestselling author, and serial entrepreneur talks about raising her girls with a do-it-yourself attitude, why it’s important to eat clean and lift heavy things, and how to be a good citizen without being a conformist and still saying yes.

Duration:01:16:55

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368: The Luckiest Man on the Face of the Earth with Neal McDonough

1/30/2024
The consummate villainous actor's actor joins us to discuss his childhood growing up in a motel, how being blacklisted in Hollywood tested his faith, and why he chose to play the Benefactor, a.k.a. the devil, in Angel Studio’s movie, The Shift.

Duration:01:17:07

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367: Scarcity Brain with Michael Easter

1/23/2024
367: Scarcity Brain with Michael Easter The journalist and NYT bestselling author shares his research into why our brains are hardwired for overconsumption, how this scarcity mindset can lead us to take unnecessary risks, and how Inveterate gambling pigeons prove that we can change. It’s all from his newest book, Scarcity Brain: Fix Your Craving Mindset and Rewire Your Habits to Thrive with Enough.

Duration:01:08:31

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366: NEW STORY—They Put Him in a Cage

1/16/2024
A NEW mystery for the curious mind with a short attention span called They Put Him in a Cage is followed by an installment of The Way I Talked About The Way I Heard It, during which Mike and Chuck discuss first jobs, audition horror stories, and the condition of Mike’s dad.

Duration:01:04:54