Blogs / Articles

  • Entrepreneur: Don’t Pursue Your Passion. Chase Opportunity. April 10, 2015 Success in business depends on opportunity, not a person’s passion. Whether you agree or disagree, that’s what Dirty Jobs star Mike Rowe believes. Before you fly off the handle, calling bullshit, let’s allow him to explain. What Rowe means is that when you put your passion first, ahead of opportunity, you often times create obstacles to achieving real success. “When you follow ... read more...
  • SOMEBODY’S GOTTA DO IT HAS STRONG RATINGS DEBUT LAST NIGHT April 10, 2015 SGDI is Up by Triple-Digits vs. Prior Four Thursdays and is the Only Cable News Program to Grow vs. Last Year at 9pm According to Nielsen Fast National Data, CNN Original Series Mike Rowe’s Somebody’s Gotta Do It season 2 premiere had a strong ratings performance last night at 9pm, delivering 316k among adult 25-54 viewers.  CNN nearly tied Fox news for ... read more...
  • The Blaze: The Math is Scary April 9, 2015 Mike’s Unsettling Prediction on What Will Happen If Work Remains the ‘Enemy’ What will happen when all of the baby boomers in the U.S. retire at age 65 and the “remarkable” advances in medicine keep many of them alive into their 90s or even into triple digits? It’s a recipe for disaster and the “math is scary,” says Mike Rowe, the star ... read more...
  • Somebody’s Gotta Do It: Bullfighting April 9, 2015 There are two basic things to remember, if you don’t want to get chased by a bull. read more...
  • Going Clear April 6, 2015 When I was shooting Dirty Jobs, I hired a woman named Spanky Taylor to help me fulfill requests from viewers and fans. read more...
  • CNN: Job Advice from the Guy who has tried them All April 6, 2015 CNN)Mike Rowe is taking the bull by the horns (or, at the very least, trying not to get gored) in the season premiere of “Somebody’s Gotta Do It,” where he tries out niche jobs anywhere from bullfighting to water ballet. Each week, Rowe will answer your questions about his latest escapades and career advice. To submit a question for the gutsy ... read more...
  • Fridays With Freddy: Good Friday April 3, 2015 All in all, a pretty good Friday. F. Mike’s Facebook Page read more...
  • The Writings on the Wall April 3, 2015 Since my virtual wall is currently overflowing with expressions of dismay… read more...
  • Visit Baltimore April 3, 2015 Mike 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 Get 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 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 Because it’s National Poetry Month, and I’m in touch with my sensitive side. Mike’s Facebook Page read more...
  • Balloonman April 1, 2015 in 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 Julie 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 Mike’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...