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About Michael Dargie

Michael Dargie is a creative professional who specializes in brand strategy, sports a spiffy right-hemisphere and an insatiable desire to push limits. Parent, entrepreneur, creative professional, award-winning producer, artist, musician, actor, improviser, writer, director, host and emcee. He's host of the RebelRebel Podcast; "Dropbear" of Dropbear and Panda Save the World Podcast and comedy team; and can often be found on the stage of the world famous Loose Moose Theatre. To round things out he holds blackbelts in two styles of Japanese jujitsu, is an advanced scuba diver, a championship cart racer, and motorcycle expert.

E0038 – See What You Want and Go After It

Award Winning Writer and Director and Doer of Things Mike Peterson just won two awards for his feature film "Knuckleball" starring Michael Ironside: Best Director and Best Editor. He's written, directed, and produced everything from short films, to commercials, to documentaries, music videos, and feature films. But as you'll soon [...]

E0037 – The Indie Learning Curve

A legit rock star, photographer, cinematographer, improviser, and actor — Rob Mitchelson comes over to Kensington Studio to hang out with Newton the Studio Cat (hello allergies) and I to talk about everything from his two amazing albums, to battling Spotify, to breakfast cereals of yesteryear, and more. Not one [...]

E0036 – Rebel Accountant

It's not everyday you meet someone who was born to be an accountant — but today is that day. Kaitlin is so much a rebel that when she discovered she wasn't allowed to help businesses the way she wanted, she picked up and moved across the country. There's not many [...]

E0035 – Tackling it Head On

He teaches first aid and was Fire Fighter for a time but it wasn't until he witnessed several motorcycle accidents on a ride through the Rocky Mountains that he found his calling, and business, Head On First Aid and Safety. Standard First Aid training is his bread and button, but [...]

E0034 – It’s All In The Kilt

 It's always a good time hanging out with Calum Lykan, a professional storyteller. Yes, that's his job title and he wears a kilt to work so you know it'll be a fun time chatting about how he found his calling and life's work. Originally from Scotland, Calum studied his [...]

E0033 – Focus on the Story

From the Netherlands, to Montreal, to Calgary and all points far and wide, please welcome Dave and Immanuela Lawrence. Dave created pop-culture icon, and everyone's favourite banger, 'Terry Cahill', on the stages of The Loose Moose Theatre Company. Together Dave and Immanuela (along with a cadre of fun-lovin comedians) create [...]

E0032 – Tell Interesting Stories and Make People Laugh

The passion, curiosity, creativity, and humility of Spencer Estabrooks is mind-bending on a scale only jerk robots could ever understand. Spencer is a filmmaker, director, writer, producer, a-swinger-of-maces, all 'round great guy, and who taught us there are no safe words in Orcish. We talk about Sharkasaurus, Kaiju, [...]

E0031 – The Unexpected Rebel Unicorn

 Andrea Sereda started off by insisting she isn't a rebel but by the end of this episode it's really clear she is not just a rebel, but a unicorn rebel. From helping people achieve sustainable weight management, to performing on Broadway: What can't she do? She lost 140 pounds, [...]

E0030 – Goodbye Suit and Tie

Oliver Sherwood rebelled by suiting up and grabbing his briefcase and went to work at his nine-to-five job. He rebelled again and said goodbye to the suit and tie and started his own business. He could be the poster-child for rebellious entrepreneur: his work ethic is unstoppable, loves crazy socks, [...]

E0029 – Dark Sparkles

Dani Morin owns two businesses and currently lives in Arizona. She ran Machine Nightclub, holds two Red Seals for welding, never stops learning, creates gorgeous gothic-art-deco-steampunk-style jewellery, and she is totally kickass. We talk about being a woman in the trades, bending steel to her will, her passion for [...]