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  • The Writings on the Wall April 3, 2015 thumbnail-for-Writing-on-the-WallSince my virtual wall is currently overflowing with expressions of dismay… read more...
  • Visit Baltimore April 3, 2015 Mike-Rowe-My-B-MoreMike loves Baltimore and has joined other notable Baltimoreans to show support and promote their hometown. Check out Mike’s featured places, learn about Mike’s and Baltimore’s history and plan your own trip to Visit Baltimore! Baltimore makes history. Literally. That’s what I love about this town. Everyone knows we have Poe’s grave and Fort McHenry, home of “The Star-Spangled Banner.” But we ... read more...
  • “Somebody’s Gotta Do It” on CNN April 2, 2015 homepageGet your SGDI fix until the next season begins! Check out Behind the Scenes photos from seasons 1 and 2, meet the crew, and submit a show idea ~ read more...
  • Off The Wall: WCW Wrestling? April 2, 2015 Teresa-Isaac-Photo-from-your-pastTeresa Ann Isaacs writes: “Hey Mike! Remember this? The description said that you did a gig for “WCW” wrestling…… Is that true? Or are my eyes deceiving me.” Hi Teresa Troubling. There’s no doubt this is me. But honestly, I have no recollection of where this happened or what I was doing there. Obviously, I’m impersonating a host, as I’ve been doing for ... read more...
  • Atlas April 2, 2015 11083713_969551399721670_2083299161211289310_oBecause it’s National Poetry Month, and I’m in touch with my sensitive side. Mike’s Facebook Page read more...
  • Balloonman April 1, 2015 11112223_968841403126003_2834689177843362571_nin Just- spring when the world is mud- luscious the little lame balloonman whistles far and wee and eddieandbill come running from marbles and piracies and it’s spring when the world is puddle-wonderful the queer old balloonman whistles far and wee and bettyandisbel come dancing from hop-scotch and jump-rope and it’s spring and the goat-footed balloonman whistles far and wee e.e. cummings Mike’s Facebook Page read more...
  • I’m on CNN March 31, 2015 Im-Mike-Rowe-and-Im-on-CNNJulie Daniels Tamasy writes: “Hey Mike, We’ll have to assume there aren’t many of those “I’m Mike Rowe” tee shirts…” Hi Julie. I’ll have to assume you’re correct. To my knowledge, they are four, and I think I have them all. I might auction them off for the foundation sometime soon, though it’s hard to imagine a more confusing message on the chest ... read more...
  • Fridays With Freddy: Paper Boy March 29, 2015 Paper-Boy-1Mike’s Facebook Page // <a href=”https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=966954356648041″>Post by<a href=”https://www.facebook.com/TheRealMikeRowe”>Mike Rowe. Mike’s Facebook Page read more...
  • Promos with the Parents March 28, 2015 sgdi-parents-promoPeople keep asking me who wrote the current promos with my parents. The truth is, no one. These were actual conversations with mom and dad that occurred sometime over the last few months. We just re-created them for the camera. Now of course, everybody wants an agent… Mike’s Facebook Page read more...
  • Fridays With Freddy: Fetch by His Rules? March 27, 2015 11072202_965783753431768_2938620179494734583_oFrom what I’ve seen, the biped is not an idiot. So why does he talk to me like one? Does he really think I don’t get it? Does he really imagine that my brain is incapable of grasping the concept of chasing the ball, getting the ball, returning the ball, and repeating? Let me be clear. Dropping the ball in the ... read more...
  • Mocking Recalcitrant Denim is on Their Way March 25, 2015 fwf-mocking-denimOff The Wall ~ Judy Muche writes: Hi Mike, I dabble in Quilts. I am not in a position to donate money or buy any of your C.R.A.P., read more...
  • Twice the Surprise March 24, 2015 SGDI Promo - Season 2 Maedel Twins for PostsSeveral years ago on Mackinac Island, I went out with the crew after a Dirty Job and did considerable damage at a gin joint called Yankee Rebel. read more...
  • Of Assholes and Authenticity March 22, 2015 11040394_963186413691502_2566390020557467333_nMystic Meaning writes: Dear Mike, I’m amazed by what you’ve created here. read more...
  • I Just Don’t Feel Like It March 20, 2015 FWF I'm Just Not Up For ItFridays With Freddy: Carla Mccubbins writes, “Missing my Freddy fix, what’s up?” read more...
  • The House of Deal March 19, 2015 Mike Rowe - House of Deal - 1This morning, at exactly 7 AM Peoria time, something soft and furry landed on my face read more...