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.

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 [...]

POD E0073: Like Chocolate and Peanut Butter

Kevin Bacon’s hollow fellah and paying it forward We’re about to go on a hiatus but before we go we want to make sure you know that in this episode we say, “Kevin Bacon’s wiener” an uncomfortable number of times: more than four, and fewer than twelve. Nathan Fillion pays it forward and Michael [...]

POD E0071: Clean Yes Germ No Episode

Don't Bleach Your Nebula We’ve moved to our studio in cSpace and doing our best to ride out the apocalypse the best way we know how - by talking about Hubble space news, reviewing terrible movies, and reminding people not to snort lines of ajax. The world is a pretty messed up place and [...]

POD E0069: Everyone’s Favourite Episode

Covid-19, neighbours helping neighbours, save the world Like many of you in the world we’ve just come out of quarantine after our trip abroad (not unlike Punxsutawney Phil). Healthy and happy - albeit a little twitchy - and making the best out physical distancing and isolation by making weird videos, podcasts, playing video games and [...]

COVID DIARIES: Panda on Day 6

Well Panda may have finally snapped. It's day six (or is it seven) in her isolation and quarantine and it's truly starting to do a number on her psyche. Fortunately she was brought in to a secret location in Calgary today to get her COVID-19 test but it will be another five to six [...]

Home For The Apocalypse

Home For The Apocalypse Attention non-actors, actors, and all humans everywhere! Casting and Crew Call: Documentary "Home for the Apocalypse" (working title) For years we have been told to get out more, to talk to each other, that we need to get off our tablets, phones, computers...that we need more human interaction, to [...]

POD E0067: The Pre-Maui Micro Episode

Aloha We're Taking a Break After a long winter Dropbear and Panda need a break. What better way to take a break than go on a creative retreat and do some location scouting? We've been talking about saving Turtles for years so figured we should probably go meet some. Bad Narwhal is hanging out with [...]

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POD E0065: Dr Dont-Even-A-Little Episode

Reviews, Brexit, Corona Virus, and the Political Circus Dropbear & Panda were sent on a very special mission for this episode by a listener: to gather vital information on a very bizarre film called, "Doctor Doolittle" and we've reported back to say that... well, we definitely saw it. Oh boy, did we ever see it. [...]

POD E0063: The Jellicle Cat’s Ass Episode

Review of the Movie that Never Should Have Happened Yes, we risked the very last drops of our sanity to save YOUR world and went to see CATS so you don't have to. We discuss everything from the desperate need for kitty keenex to sexy spurting milk to TS Elliot's speech-impedimented niece. AND we discover what [...]

POD E0061: Much Ado About Happy Pants Episode

Adoptions, Shakespeare, Video Games, Daniel Craig and the Scream Queen Panda is enjoying her final weekend on stage with the cast of the lauded Shakespeare-Extravaganza ‘Much Ado About Nothing’ while Dropbear is saving the world from the Doomsday Cult of Eden’s Gate on Playstation. More like SaveTheWorldStation, amiright? There’s some great news from Michigan about [...]

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