Mike's Library

TV’s Mike Rowe idolized his grandfather. There was one problem—he could never be like him. Or could he?

By Mike Rowe, San Francisco, California

Never in my wildest dreams did I think I’d make a living hosting and narrating TV shows. My plan was to follow in the footsteps of my grandfather, a man who worked with his hands, not his voice. A man who avoided the spotlight. Read More...

That guy from PayScale – Patrick Creaven talks about that Ford Guy – Mike Rowe about how not all knowledge needs to come from college.

August 20, 2013

Mike Rowe is best known (at least to me) as the really American-looking dude that pitched Ford cars and trucks in his signature baseball cap.

He was also the host of “Dirty Jobs,” a Discovery Channel show that ran for eight seasons that highlighted jobs that were, well, dirty. Read More...