Do you know this man?

I don’t watch a lot a television. Like everybody else, I occasionally get sucked into some horrific show like this (which deserves it’s own post, believe me) or House Hunters on HGTV, but rarely do I put aside time just to watch a specific show. Until now, that is.

Please don’t ring me up on Tuesday night at 9 o’clock, because more than likely I have my eyes glued to the TV to watch this man, Mike Rowe of Dirty Jobs on The Discovery Channel.

Mike, who has in the past sang professionally with the Baltimore Opera, is the host of the show. Dirty Jobs showcases the very messy jobs that many men and women have to work at every day. Not like your typical office job, Mike takes on tasks like roadkill collector, septic tank cleaner and geo duck harvester (let me say about the geo ducks – if you are a fan of sashimi, you should probably skip this episode).

There are three reasons that bring me back to the tube each Tuesday night. First, Mike is always funny, never condescending and seems like an all around nice guy. Secondly, you really do appreciate your work environment after seeing what average people do every day to keep our world turning. The last reason is the most obvious – could he be any cuter?

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16 Responses to “Do you know this man?”


  1. 1 Connie July 31, 2006 at 12:50 am

    Hah! I love it. Dirty Jobs has got to be one of my all time favorites.

    I never laughed so hard as I did during the horse insemination episode.

    THAT is the man I am looking for! Anyone know a Mike Rowe clone???

  2. 2 Tammy July 31, 2006 at 2:43 am

    He is hilarious. I swear he has the same humor as my goofy husband. Never ending.

    I missed the horse insemination episode, but can only imagine that it was a scream.

  3. 3 Joannah July 31, 2006 at 4:10 am

    I’ve seen part of that show before. I’m trying to remember what he was doing. I do remember being somewhat creeped out by what he was up to. He’s cute, though! 😉

  4. 4 mrsmogul July 31, 2006 at 7:55 am

    WOW he’s like THE DUMP HUNK! LOL

    I do like SASHIMI! WHAT does he do with SASHIMI? When I get back to NJ to visit my sis I will tune in.

    I won’t call you on show night!

  5. 5 IHeartMike July 31, 2006 at 11:58 am

    Did you see him last night on the shark episode? Well, he was at his cutest – in a wetsuit and funny as hell. He’s so dreamy….

  6. 6 Stacy July 31, 2006 at 1:06 pm

    I think I will have to check out this program! 🙂

    I wonder if he is up agains House. That is my new favorite show.

  7. 7 Kim July 31, 2006 at 1:50 pm

    I keep meaning to check this show out.

    Did you know that Mike Rowe used to be a host on QVC several years ago? Yes indeed, he did!

  8. 8 Doris & Dan Clark July 31, 2006 at 2:21 pm

    I have heard good things about this show. I gotta check it out. Thanks for the recommendation!

    Keep smilin!

  9. 9 Christina July 31, 2006 at 3:16 pm

    No, I don’t think he could be any cuter!!!

  10. 10 wzgirl July 31, 2006 at 4:52 pm

    Yes, very cute. He used to be a local, Bay Area media guy for the longest – and traded that for “Dirty Jobs”?? Eww.

  11. 11 chichimama July 31, 2006 at 5:35 pm

    We are addicted to him over here. The horse insemination one was a stitch! Also loved the ostrich herding one…

  12. 12 Katie J July 31, 2006 at 10:21 pm

    Funny post, but now I’ll have to watch too!

  13. 13 Georgia and Jeff August 1, 2006 at 3:05 am

    I loved the mushroom farming one. I had no idea so much work went into mushrooms.

    You should come over and watch TV with me. We watch House Hunters, too!! I thought we were the only ones.

  14. 14 jaj August 1, 2006 at 4:36 pm

    Love him – I mean the show!

  15. 15 Ann August 1, 2006 at 9:17 pm

    okay, so he’s HOT. What show is this you speak of? :0)

  16. 16 Linda, Brandon, Braydon, and Lila August 3, 2006 at 3:25 pm

    Mike Rowe is HOT!!! I love that show. Not only is he adventurous, funny, good looking, and his voice…AWE very nice.
    I think he has been working out..Good eye candy for Tuesday.


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