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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: You’d Better Watch Out

Elf on the Shelf?? That’s just for kids! Do you want and need a better alternative? Have we got a deal for you! No, it's not a life coach. It ain't no therapist. And it sure as hell isn’t touchy-feely, at least not in the 'good' way. This is a lifestyle for [...]

POD E0024: Unedited Episode

SEASON 1 - Episode 24 / GET IT HERE (or wherever fine podcasts are served) After six months and 24 episodes we are pleased to announce the end of Season One of the Dropbear and Panda Save the World Podcast. We'll still be putting out new stuff throughout December but Season Two kicks off in January. [...]

POD E0022: Undulating Episode

SEASON 1 - Episode 22 / GET IT HERE (or wherever fine podcasts are served) Well the bid for the Olympic Games in Calgary is finally over—in our wee city there are people trumpeting triumphantly, and others crying in their beer—for us it's just another day. A day where Panda is $100 richer. Taxation has gone [...]

POD E0020: Undead Episode

Season 1 - Episode 20 It was a pretty scary week all told—we released our 2018 Halloween Short Film "Scared Bear" and scared the beejeezuz out of friends and family around the world. We talk about bulletproof school supplies, Panda's recent bout of TMD, the size and shape of horse balls in video games, [...]

POD E0019: Unwound Episode

Season 1 - Episode 19 Dropbear is in Victoria and Panda sounds like a robot in this tiny-perfect-episode. We talk the 2026 Olympic Bid for Calgary, 1988 Olympics, more on legalized weed, the lore podcast, and how not to catch a cab in Victoria, BC. LINKS MENTIONED IN  THIS EPISODE Yes Calgary Olympics No [...]

POD E0017: Unpredictable Episode

Season 1 - Episode 17 Snow is still falling at Dropbear and Panda Studios and there's word climate change isn't messing around anymore. From Italy to Indonesia, the Florida Panhandle to Ireland, things are pretty messed up. In Canada marijuana is becoming legal in a few days so that should help. We talk theatre, octopus [...]

POD E0015: Unbelievable Episode

Season 1 - Episode 15  When in charge of saving the world you need to take it seriously. This week we talk about getting sick, Toronto getting bullied, lobsters getting stoned, Douglas Adams, and politicians who look like Vogons. We're not news reporters—more like news commentators—and this week we take umbrage with the "MEDIA" [...]

POD E0013: Unlucky Episode

Season 1 - Episode 13  It's the UNLUCKY Episode Numero 13! Dropbear is dressed like a Pirate Savant and Panda, of course, calls him out. Frustration towards the construction next door boils over and the construction company is finally revealed. To make it even more interesting, Panda admits her fondness for kilts and she jumps [...]

POD E0011: Unobjectionable Episode

Season 1 - Episode 11  In less than two months Canada is about to legalize marijuana and Dropbear talks a little about the medical benefits. DB&P find themselves questioning TWEED and the Calgary Parking Authority over some recent advertising in Kensington, then of course there's earthquakes and fire everywhere. We talk a little politics, visit [...]

POD E0009: Uncompromising Episode

Season 1 - Episode 9  The USA is saying they'll have a SPACEFORCE by 2020, we naturally start thinking Romulan's and Gene Roddenberry rolling his eyes. Chris Pine, Bruce Willis, Sir Patrick Stewart, followed by Frank Grillo, Joe Carnahan, and Patrick Wilson get some consideration. California and British Columbia wildfires, why you don't take [...]