To The Hollywood Reporter

To The Hollywood Reporter Thanks to some vigilant fans on Facebook, I’ve been made aware of my #1 position on this week’s “Top TV Personalities Social Media Ranking!” I just wanted to take a moment and thank you for the honor, sincerely, and offer one small clarification – if I may. I no longer work for CNN. Apparently, you guys have an old photo on file that features me standing in front of one of those ubiquitous backdrops covered with CNN’s logo. I noticed that you’ve used this several times in the past, but I’ve hesitated to say anything for fear of Read More

You’re Welcome Ben Bailey

The Discovery Channel is bringing back Cash Cab – good news for my old pal Ben Bailey, who according to the New York Post, has been dealing with a strange phenomena I understand all too well… “Bailey spent the five-year gap between the show’s return performing stand-up in comedy clubs, theaters, and colleges — but jokes that he’s also frequently mistaken for “Dirty Jobs” host Mike Rowe. “It happens quite often,” he says. “I go right along with it and I say really offensive things to them. And I say, ‘That’s a message from me, Mike Rowe, to you.’” I Read More

Off The Wall: Dungeon Cove

Dear Mike My wife is obsessed with Deadliest Catch. She has seen every episode multiple times. She also records Bering Sea Gold, Wild Pacific, Human Planet, How the Universe Works, and every other damn show you narrate – which appears to be all of them. Why do you suppose that is? Should I be worried? Will Blankenship Hi Will I’m not sure I understand your first question. If you’re asking why I narrate so many shows, it’s simply because I enjoy the work. If you’re asking why your wife is partial to the shows I narrate, I suspect it’s because Read More