Mike's biggest fear as he began BB5 was time away from family and work.
Mike planned to win BB5 by being agreeable, friendly, and winning key competitions.
Before beginning the BB5 game, Mike speculated that he would perform better in mental competitions than physical ones.
Mike told CBS prior to entering the BB5 house that the type of news from the outside world he would miss the most was "all news, especially Rush."
Before entering the BB5 house, Mike said that the comfort item from home he will miss the most was ice tea with Realemon lemon juice.
Mike's favorite non-alcoholic drink is ice tea.
Mike's favorite alcoholic drinks are rum and coke, and screwdrivers.
Mike's favorite candy bars are: 100 Grand, Snickers, and Reese's Peanut Butter Cups.
Mike's favorite Cookies are Oatmeal raisin, and peanut butter.
Mike's favorite Snack Foods are: Baked goods like donuts, pastries, etc.
Mike's favorite Cereals are Cap'n Crunch, and Honey Bunches of Oats.
Mike's favorite Outdoor Activities are: Gardening, and playing with his kids.
Mike's favorite Sports Teams are: Pistons, Lakers, and Yankees.
Mike's favorite Sports to Play are Volleyball, softball, and Darts.
Mike's Hobbies include: Autograph collecting, home improvement, and yard work.
Mike's favorite bands are: AC/DC, ZZ Top, Kid Rock, and Led Zeppelin.
Mike's favorite actresses are: Julia Roberts, Kate Hudson, Meryl Streep, and Catherine Zeta-Jones.
Mike's favorite actors are: Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, Jack Nicholson, Edward Norton, and Tom Cruise.
Mike's favorite TV shows are: ER, Friends, Frasier, THE KING OF QUEENS, and Will & Grace.
Mike's favorite Films are: A Bronx Tale, Notting Hill, Jerry McGuire, and As Good as It Gets.
Mike said that since he was not exciting, it would be his weakness in the BB5 house.
Mike said that the strengths he would bring to the BB5 house were competition, and an outgoing personality.
Mike told CBS that he wanted to be on BB5 "To win money."
Mike's personal heros are George W. Bush or Rush Limbaugh.
Mike say's that the three adjectives that best describe him are: Competitive, loyal, and smart.
Mike's motto is "It's not how you play the game, it's whether you win or lose."