About Dropbear

Michael "Dropbear" Dargie is a creative guy with a spiffy right-hemisphere. He's an award-winning film producer, a writer, director, actor, improviser, musician, emcee and host. He's also a blackbelt in two styles of Japanese Jujitsu, an expert motorcycle rider, kart racer, and scuba diver — a quintessential Leo who likes books and doing cool and weird shit with cool and weird people. @MichaelDargie on all social media.

A Dropbear and Panda Easter

Happy Easter 2021 Somewhere in Jerusalem, in a cave near Golgotha, about 1,986 years ago, Jack and Jill of Arimathea are talking about some new guy who got locked in the cave with them. Is he royalty? Will his dad save him? What will become of Jack and Jill and how will they survive [...]

POD E0086: Peep Into The Bigfoot Family War Room Episode

Marshmallow Pepsi, a Bigfoot Family War Room review, and all dogs deserve a rescue We review Bigfoot Family: the most controversial, dangerous movie ever to grace our Albertan television screens. Never before have we witnessed anything so…. Wait, is that a jive-talking raccoon?? Even more perplexing than magical Bigfoot offspring, is marshmallow-flavoured Pepsi. What [...]

POD E0084: The Seven Footer Episode

Filming in the age of Covid, Netflix reviews, and a tiny Koala Pirate We’re recording at Kensington Studio this weekend but we can’t seem to escape the snowblowers outside. We think they’re stalking us. Send help. Or…. less snow. Filming commercials in the time of Covid, sharks with feet are keeping Australia on their [...]

POD E0082: The Real Life Covid Episode

Panda fights the pandemic one-on-one This week we go remote because Dropbear and Panda have been separated by COVID-19. Yep. Poor Panda caught ‘The Vid’ at her work in Health Services and is finding the positives in her positive; Dropbear has been living in isolated exile to ensure it doesn’t spread.  So this week [...]

POD E0080: The Feetometre Spider Episode

Cocaine Ghost Ships and the Guardians of the Galaxy It’s our last episode before Christmas so we have to mention Christmas at least once or twice - in between stories of Cocaine Ghost Ships and Space Force Guardians! We re-examine our favourite music videos and delve into the best and worst holiday movies we’ve [...]

POD E0078: The Eat Your Face Episode

Savin' the freakin' world one face at a time Episode 78 is a weird one. Soylent Green might actually become a thing—Grow-A-Steak is coming your way—to cannibalise, or not to cannibalise, AMIRITE? Panda wants to learn what her cat is really saying with Meow Talk, we review Truth Seekers, and Rob Mitchelson blows us [...]

Friday Sock Company – The Jingles

Sock Jingles for the Ages We’ve re-released the first of our epic Friday Sock Company sock jingles as an equally epic sock puppet Music Video! Thanks to Rob Michelson for composing and performing these amazing jingles for our ‘Dropbear & Panda Save the World’ podcast. You can buy wicked awesome socks that [...]

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POD E0076: The Panda Proclamation Episode

Boobies, Assassins, X-Wings, and Helping the Homeless Will Dropbear ever get over the fact that Panda is right? Because she’s right, you know. He was wrong, and she was right. Find out in this exciting episode. Tim Hortons and Burger King are going to try out a new take-out system; the Tesla Roadster passed [...]

POD E0074: The Second Coming Episode

Dropbear and Panda Save the World Podcast of Destiny We’re back from Summer Holidays and filming adventures with a mini-episode just in time to save the world! And guess what? We’re nominated for The People’s Choice Podcast Awards for Best Comedy Podcast along with Amy Schumer and Kevin Bacon! FIND US ON SPOTIFY: http://bit.ly/DBPSaveTheWorld  [...]

Living a Creative Life

Dropbear (Michael Dargie) was recently interviewed by Calgary Arts Development in their ongoing series about 'Living a Creative Life'. He talks about moving the studio to cSPACE King Edward—a creative hub in Calgary's SouthWest—the variety of film and creative projects he and Panda are working on, and life in general as a creative person [...]

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