Emmy-award winning gadfly Mike Rowe presents a ridiculously entertaining, seriously fascinating collection of his favorite episodes from America's #1 short-form podcast, The Way I Heard It, along with a host of memories, ruminations, illustrations, and insights. It's a delightful collection of mysteries. A mosaic. A memoir. A charming, surprising must-read.Mike Rowe's The Way I Heard It collects thirty-five fascinating stories "for the curious mind with a short attention span." Five-minute mysteries about people you know, filled with facts that you didn't. Movie stars, presidents, Nazis, rank traitors, and bloody do-gooders--they're all here, waiting to shake your hand, hoping you'll remember them. Delivered with Mike's signature blend of charm, wit, and ingenuity, their stories are part of a larger mosaic--a memoir crammed with recollections, insights, and intimate, behind-the-scenes moments drawn from Mike's remarkable life and career.