Dropbear and Panda Save the World

52 EpisodesProduced by Dropbear and Panda

The weekly musings of Dropbear and Panda (and resident fact-checker OKAY GOOGLE). Dropbear and Panda Save the World is a uniquely Canadian take on world news and events. There's usually some cursing and a lot of laughter.

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E0051 - Area 51 Episode

July 14th, 2019

43:34

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, …

E0050 - Makin' Bacon Pancakes

July 7th, 2019

34:11

We really don't know why she bets against Dropbear, but Panda loses again with Bacon Pancakes on the line! It's the final weekend of the Women's World Cup Soccer and we are all in — there's a steak dinner at stake. Er. …

E0049 - Oh Canada

June 30th, 2019

40:00

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 …

E0048 - The Hot Pepper Prophecy

June 23rd, 2019

39:34

We are starting off our second year with episode 48 and we've made it to 53 countries around the globe! We'd like to thank you for your support; We can't save the world without you!

Rob Mitchelson sends us his latest …

E0047 - To Russia with Love

June 16th, 2019

1:10:37

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 …

E0046 - The Return of the Panda

June 9th, 2019

55:41

Panda is back and she is fired up! Two weeks ago The Panda of Wonder™ left to parts unknown for a top secret acting gig that has her sworn to secrecy ... or does it?

From the exciting world of Internet trickery we talk …

E0045 - Luke Sabre Take-Over Edition

June 3rd, 2019

23:11

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, …

E0044 - Jingle Genre Extravaganza

May 27th, 2019

16:23

Dropbear is all alone for a couple weeks while Panda is away at a Top Secret acting gig so this will be a short episode with Dropbear and the incredible sock jingle created by Rob Mitchelson!

Dropbear —the 'Urban …

E0043 - Sock It To You

May 19th, 2019

48:45
This week we announced the winner of the Dropbear and Panda's Jingle Genre Extravaganza and it's Lisa Wilson for suggesting what is now our new favourite music genre, 'Chap Hop'.   We cover some heavy topics coming out …

E0042 - The Meaning of Life

May 12th, 2019

39:25
It's mother's day and our gift to moms everywhere and to everyone who has one or knows a mom, we give you... this podcast. You're welcome.   It's a weird one this week as we go from antibiotic resistant bacteria to …

E0041 - Calgary Expo Whiteout

April 29th, 2019

40:04
We're battling giant white-out blizzards and massive destructive floods! Is it the apocalypse? Nope, it's just springtime in Canada.   Geeks, cosplayers, film stars and space aliens have invaded our fair city the past …

E0040 - The Easter Quickie

April 22nd, 2019

22:11

We’re turning 40 on Easter weekend AND released our latest film short??!? Goodness we’ve been busy! So busy we could only manage a 30 minute …

E0039 - Thought You Were a Bot

April 15th, 2019

45:46

Holy moly! The same week a Black Hole had its picture taken for the first time, a new Star Wars trailer drops!? Coincidence, or a cleverly staged …

E0038 - Windmill Cancer Prevention

April 7th, 2019

52:31

Stop the presses! We’ve discovered the cure for Wind Turbine Cancer! Or did we? You be the judge. Or just judge us. But you'll be clogging your way to a store near you to save yourself from this dreaded disease.

Episode …

E0037 - DBP's Friends with Benefits Program

March 31st, 2019

1:02:17

 

It's episode 37 of the Dropbear and Panda Save the World Podcast of Destiny and the world is just as topsy-turvy as ever. In our role as crack …

E0036 - Sock It To Him

March 24th, 2019

49:58

It's a wild week out here in the world. Huge thanks to astute listener David Dunne of Dublin, Ireland, for catching a mistake in our last episode and for that he's getting a great pair of socks from our sponsor The …

E0035 - Gotta Getta Guinness

March 17th, 2019

49:53

It's St. Patrick's Day and we're celebrating along with our Irish brethren and sistren here and across 'The Pond'. Panda's likely heading out to grab something dark and Irish.

We review a comedy show Dropbear helped …

E0034 - It's Bigger on the Inside

March 10th, 2019

57:50

As if reality wasn't enough, we decide to explore an alternate reality inside of Playstation's VR game system. Dropbear likes flying death; Panda loves adorable robots that sound like kittens. Who knew?

Later we talk …

E0033 - Why is it called fur, not hair?

March 3rd, 2019

44:55

There was so much news this week it was hard to pick what to talk about, so we hit our favourite news sources to see what was what. Believe it or not fur trading is a thing again — and it's not just for haberdasheries …

E0032 - Edmonton Needs More Hats

February 24th, 2019

39:23

We're not reporters, more like experiential journalists reporting on news we experience. Does that make us reporters? Nah, we're just trying to make sense of it all and save the world every week. Some great and not so …

E0031 - Sharksploitation and The Wall

February 17th, 2019

40:08

Episode 31 launches a new schedule, that's right it's LIVE TODAY on god's day! Breaking and important news like Ontario makes good on BUCK-A-BEER, …

E0030 - The Double-Double Identity

February 2nd, 2019

35:18

Canada lost one of it's business and cultural icons – Mr. Ron Joyce – the co-founder of Tim Horton's Doughnuts, so naturally we talk about coffee and …

E0029 - Fennyman and the Starlord

January 27th, 2019

29:29

Dropbear and Panda head to the One-Yellow Rabbit's 'High Performance Rodeo' to see Scott Thompson's 'Après Le Déluge: The Buddy Cole Monologues' …

E0028 - Be Excellent to One Another

January 20th, 2019

42:13

It's an episode chalk full of segues and silly stories from around the world; from Westjet introducing a new "basic" ticket to fight the good fight …

E0027 - Okay Google Maximum Overdrive

January 13th, 2019

43:25

Dropbear and Panda are back with special guests "OK GOOGLE" and "HEY SIRI" to tackle hard-hitting questions like "is there such thing as aliens?" The …

E0026 - All that and a bag of chips episode

January 4th, 2019

38:35

It's the first episode of 2019 and we're off to a crazy start! Starting with an announcement that Dropbear and Panda Save the World Podcast has seven nominations in the Canadian Podcast Awards! thank you very much for …

E0025 - Between Seasons Mini-Episode

December 28th, 2018

27:28

Dropbear and Panda wrap up the year with a HALF-EPISODE.   We take a quick look at some of last year's top stories and gear up for episode 25 which will drop January 4, 2019.    We have some exciting changes and twists …

E0024 - Unedited Episode

November 30th, 2018

57:55

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 …

E0023 - Unyielding Episode

November 23rd, 2018

45:51

What a week! Panda is struggling with the video game Human: Fall Flat and is about ready to throw her controller across the room. Dropbear has had it …

E0022 - Undulating Episode

November 17th, 2018

50:47

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.

E0021 - Undecided Olympic Episode

November 11th, 2018

1:04:22

Dropbear and Panda welcome Dan "No Bear" Gauld to the show to talk about why he started the NO CALGARY OLYMPICS movement, and what it means to him …

E0020 - Undead Episode

November 2nd, 2018

28:32

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 …

E0019 -- Unwound Episode

October 29th, 2018

28:01

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 …

E0018 - Unparalleled Episode

October 19th, 2018

33:42

Canada just legalized marijuana, there are line-ups around the block, and we're getting reports it's like the Apple Store, but for weed. We take a quick trip down mammary lane to the Red Mile for the Calgary Flames …

E0017 - Unpredictable Episode

October 14th, 2018

32:53

Snow is still falling at the 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 but we make …

E0016 - Unpacked Episode

October 8th, 2018

17:57

How many people does it take to move Dropbear and Panda? A small army and a JunkSquad™, that's how many.

In this tiny, perfect episode we take a break from moving, acting, and working to talk about our record snowfall, …

E0015 - Unbelievable Episode

September 21st, 2018

39:15

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 …

E0014 - Unruly Episode

September 15th, 2018

41:09

Canada confirms it has performed its first ever face transplant—no not the country—doctors did this to a person, not the country, that would be …

E0013 - Unlucky Episode

September 8th, 2018

59:10

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 …

E0012 - Underestimated Episode

September 1st, 2018

43:55

Can we agree that the Eighties were a weird time all around? It's cool to see some things are coming back into vogue like solid punk, thrash, and the …

E0011 - Unobjectionable Episode

August 24th, 2018

41:25

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 …

E0010 - Unclassifiable Episode

August 18th, 2018

42:06

What better way to save the world than talking about rescuing kittens while drinking delicious craft beer on a lake? In this, our 10th episode, we start off talking about this amazing cafe called the Regal Cat Cafe in …

E0009 - Uncompromising Episode

August 11th, 2018

26:05

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 …

E0008 - Unbridled World News

August 4th, 2018

43:27

Every week we sit down and chat about the special kind of crazy that's going on in the world, and every week we do our part to try and save this weird blue marble in the cosmos. This week is no different.

From dealing …

E0007 - Unequalled Episode

July 27th, 2018

48:55

Holy moly what a week!  We had everything from fires in Greece, to 680 children misplace in the USA, to facial recognition software in Canada, to …

E0006 - Unhinged Episode

July 20th, 2018

30:54

You just know it's going to be a weird few weeks when the World Cup ends, Dropbear loses a bet against Panda, communication challenges in Russia, and …

E0005 - Undeniable Episode

July 14th, 2018

26:28

We're a day late and a dollar short posting this episode because we've been having a grand ol' time hosting and emceeing a hilarious event at this …

E0004 - Unflappable Episode

July 6th, 2018

50:59

Dropbear and Panda Save the World again! Dropbear gets the drop on Panda by talking about drone armies filling the night sky instead of exploding fireworks; Panda further explains her well-documented fear of sharks; the …

E0003 - Unscripted and Uncut Episode

June 29th, 2018

53:02

Dropbear and Panda are at it again and this time we make some predictions on the outcomes of the Top 16 in World Cup Soccer 2018, talk about our travels (including Dropbear trading Hooker Cards in Las Vegas), Fallout 4, …

E0002 - Unsupervised Episode

June 22nd, 2018

47:45

Dropbear and Panda are left to their own devices in the studio this week and the discussion gets deep and heated (heh) around World Cup Soccer 2018, …

E0001 - Badger Goes to Russia

June 15th, 2018

1:02:50

Dropbear and Panda sit down with one of Panda's best friends, Scott Picket (AKA Badger), to talk about his forthcoming motorcycle trip from Ireland to Russia.

During this episode of DB&P Save the World we …

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