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.

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 [...]

By |2020-02-29T17:27:19-05:00February 29th, 2020|Categories: Podcast, Recent Projects|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

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 [...]

SHORT FILM: There Goes the Neighbourhood

It's the annual Halloween offering from Dropbear and Panda and it's a weird one. Meet Stephanie Feltbottom and her husband Gary as they get a visit from their first trick-or-treater of the year. It's terrifying and Gary is right there to explain why. What's the rest of the night going to hold? Stephanie Feltbottom [...]

By |2019-11-11T14:03:01-05:00November 11th, 2019|Categories: Recent Projects, Short Film|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

POD E0059: The Untitled Episode

CGI Movie Stars, Vaping News, Game Reviews, Local Heroes, and Remembrance Day We just found out that James Dean is making a come back and can't help but wonder who thought this was a good idea, and what other dead celebrities are making their rounds? Catch up on news about why people's lungs are suffering [...]

POD E0057: The Almost Holiday-Free Holiday Episode

Haunted Calgary, Civil Disobedience, Drug Recalls, Killer Clowns, and Knightlasers We have a lot to be thankful for in Canada - you know, things like Haunted Houses, super-fun elections, and the fact that we won't dwell on holiday stuff during this episode. You're welcome. From homicidal clowns, to occupying bridges, to epic movie soundtracks that [...]