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.

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 [...]

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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 [...]

POD E0055: Like a Hot Dog in a Hurricane

Canadian politics, Seals, Aliens, and Dad's Things are happening in Canada. Some of it's liberating, some of it conservative by nature, other parts are green, and there's a subtle whiff of something new and democratic.  Aliens are ready to party but the Powers That Be have pooh-poohed the idea; someone is sorry for messing up [...]

POD E0053: The Dumb Ways to Die Episode

We're going to take August off for a well deserved vacation but before we go, we've got a new Sock Jingle AND we invite you to invade the Bermuda Triangle! At your own peril, of course. This is a weird one! We talk death by meteors, why eating poisonous bugs is a bad idea, paying [...]

POD E0051: Area 51 Episode

Episode 51 and there's a movement afoot to storm Area 51 There's a thing about to go down in Roswell and Area 51 and it just so happens this is 'Dropbear and Panda Save the World Podcast of Destiny' Episode 51. Coincidence? We think not. The Calgary Stampede is winding down, GlobalFest is winding up, [...]

SHORT FILM: Canada, We’re Fucking Awesome

Is this another boring documentary about parliamentary bills, confederation, and fur trading? Heck no! This isn't Canadian elementary school, this is Dropbear & Panda! We're proud Canadians who want to tell you that Canada is pretty fucking awesome. We might not be perfect, but we're pretty great. It's Canada Day Long Weekend and Dropbear [...]

POD E0049: Oh Canada

Canada Day Long Weekend and it's all Canada All the Time It’s the Canada Day long weekend, and it’s episode 49, and we’re above the 49th parallel — coincidence?!  This episode is all about moose, maple trees and hosers! Oh, and Panda loses the first World Cup Soccer bet of the season. We talk everything [...]

POD E0047: To Russia with Love

One year later and Badger is heading back to Russia to live Exactly one year ago we started the Dropbear and Panda Save the World Podcast of Destiny™ with an episode featuring our friend Badger as he was embarking on a six month motorcycle tour starting in Ireland and ending in Russia. 47 episodes later, [...]

POD E0045: Luke Sabre Take-Over Edition

Luke Saber, VR Games, and Barbecue Secrets Panda is still away on a sooper-secret acting mission so Dropbear —left to his own devices— invites Luke Saber over to talk about life, the universe, and everything ... particularly video games and his most secret (not anymore) barbecue secrets and baking bacon. What else do you need [...]