Mike Rowe on QVC

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While we were at SxSW, Nick White, our editor, couldn't shut up about this guy who was on QVC but was kind of making fun of it. Little did I know that the guy in question was Mike Rowe, who now hosts the cable series "Dirty Jobs." Or that the clips entirely merited Nick's incessant prattling. This is a delight.

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Brainwave

To marry two themes, wouldn't Mike Rowe make a fantastic host for Antiques Roadshow?

46 dollars for a lava lamp?

46 dollars for a lava lamp? And this was from, as far as I can tell, the earliest days of cable? Good lord that's a lot of money.

I just watched the "Gourd

I just watched the "Gourd Maker" episode of Dirty Jobs, and he actually makes a joke about how he "knows all about QVC." I assumed he was merely saying he was familiar with the genre that he then spends a couple minute parodying. That he was actually on it makes it even better.

Sweet!

Thanks for Nick's persistence it opened another QVC clip watching spree. This was great.