Some sad news, I’m afraid. Trudy Eastman has died. Fans of Dirty Jobs will remember Trudy as the irrepressible plucker of geese, who kept me amused for the better part of a day with a stream of comments that I believed should be memorialized on a line of tee-shirts. Over the years, I have received many shirts with “Trudy-isms” embroidered thereon. Trudy was the real deal – a warm, funny, genuinely remarkable woman. I’m so glad I met her. My sympathies to her family, who were truly blessed to have such a soul among them for such a long time. Read More
The conversation, that is. As for the actual skills gap, it’s wider than ever, but at least people are acknowledging it
Somebody’s Gotta Do It, as some of you know, has found a new home over on TBN. I can’t tell you how glad that makes me. The show is now a hit, thanks in part to a new format, and a new audience that can’t seem to get enough of people who do what they do, simply because it’s gotta be done. I’m especially glad to tell you that this Saturday, the first episode of The Mysterious Unseen Season Four will finally see the light of day, and it’s terrific. The whole episode takes place on The USS John C. Read More
Well, if you told me last year that I would be posting recipes on this page from my mother, I would have said you were crazy.
Letters like this are why Returning the Favor is a different kind of show. Even the “micro-versions” have an impact…
Mike Rowe, I’m curious as to your opinion on the tragic death of the Boy Scouts of America?
Not long after she lost her big blue purse at the local Walmart and shared the details of its eventual recovery on this very page
Mike – Why do you spend so much time answering people who are disrespectful or downright belligerent?
Mike! It’s Tuesday morning! Where is my Returning the Favor?
Chad DeLong writes…I always see these articles saying there is a shortage of construction trade workers,
Every week, Chuck writes a short profile of a mikeroweWORKS scholarship recipient.
As many of you know, I’m in the process of gathering applications for another round of Work Ethic Scholarships.
I didn’t plan it this way, but after all the recent chatter around the skills gap
“Mike – Why do you make commercials?
Yesterday, I posted an article that dared to question the universal wisdom of a four-year degree.