Peter von Panda

Peter von Panda

www.youtube.com/petervonpanda
I have lots of hobbies and interests. Let me share my strange passions with you. Follow my channel at YouTube.com/petervonpanda Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/petervonpanda/support


Matthew McConaughey is a Beautiful Genius for Endorsing Lincoln
Feb 20 • 7 min
I always thought that Matthew McConaughey as a spokesman for Lincoln was strange. But I didn’t realize he probably knew what the long game was. And he’s a brilliant beautiful genius because of it. —- Support this podcast:…
Here’s Why I Like the Design of the 2021 Chrysler Pacifica
Feb 19 • 6 min
The Chrysler Pacifica reminds me of a past vehicle that I’m kind of nostalgic for. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/petervonpanda/support
The Apple TV Show Servant is Shockingly Bad
Feb 16 • 13 min
Despite being loaded with talented actors, Apple TV has a terrible show on their lineup with Servant. I forced myself through season one to give you an honest opinion. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/petervonpanda/support
The Lancia Stradale Disappointed Me Terribly
Feb 15 • 9 min
I was reading about it and watching videos about the Lancia Stradale. And I got really excited, but that didn’t last long. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/petervonpanda/support
I Can’t Wait for the Frazier TV Show Reboot
Feb 14 • 4 min
I absolutely loved the TV show Cheers and the spin off Frasier. So I was absolutely stoked to hear that Frasier was being rebooted. Where is Frasier? —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/petervonpanda/support
If the Detroit Lions Trade Down Their Draft Pick, Things Are Worse Than We Know
Feb 13 • 7 min
The Detroit Lions football team has the overall number three pick in the draft this year. It’s potentially pretty exciting to get a top-tier player. However, the Lions are considering trading back which could mean they are in a world of hurt. —- Support…
FYI, There Is A Wrong Way To Do Things
Feb 13 • 4 min
I keep hearing the idea that there’s no wrong way to do something, and I’m getting kind of tired of it. There are absolutely wrong ways to tackle some things… especially if it means risking someone’s life or limb. —- Support this podcast:…
Thank You, Vince McMahon
Feb 12 • 5 min
I saw the opening weekend of the XFL football games, and I was really impressed. But I saw that Vince McMahon is counting on and planning on losing money with the XFL for years. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/petervonpanda/support
I Liked Parasite But Don’t Think It Should Have Won Best Picture
Feb 11 • 10 min
I saw the Korean horror movie Parasite and I really liked it. I love the horror genre. However I didn’t think it was the best movie of the year, and it wasn’t my favorite movie of the year. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/petervonpanda/support
I Hate When the Post Office Asks Me Questions That They Should Have the Answer To
Feb 11 • 2 min
I went to the post office today to pick up a package. I got peppered with a bunch of questions. I don’t mind questions, but these annoyed me. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/petervonpanda/support
I Hope the XFL Firing of Pepper Johnson is the Last
Feb 10 • 3 min
I saw that the Los Angeles Wildcats defensive coordinator Pepper Johnson was fired. Because of the nature of the XFL football games, I hope that firing coaches is going to be very rare. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/petervonpanda/support
The 2021 Cadillac Escalade Design is Lazy
Feb 4 • 23 min
I was hoping that the Cadillac Escalade would be as intriguing as the new Corvette. But I think the exterior and interior design is lazy and demonstrates the same tired design language that Cadillac has been using for a decade. —- Support this podcast:…
The Weather Channel App is Garbage
Jan 31 • 4 min
When I installed the weather channel app on my iPhone, I was looking for robust and relevant weather information when I needed it. But the weather channel app has proven over the last couple weeks to be totally garbage. Here is the reason why it finally…
The Electric Hummer EV is Way Overdue!
Jan 31 • 14 min
I was ridiculously excited to see that hummer is releasing a new car. And, it’s an electric vehicle which will eliminate the criticism that caused its unjustified demise in the first place. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/petervonpanda/support
Why I Now Hate Aston Martin
Jan 29 • 10 min
I think everyone dreamed of being James Bond and loved Aston Martin. I know I did. But as a car guy, Ihave grown to hate Aston Martin - but not for the reasons that you think. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/petervonpanda/support
Get Started on a Bad Boys Sequel ASAP!
Jan 25 • 4 min
The latest bad boys movie did way better than anyone expected. They should get started on a sequel —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/petervonpanda/support
I Don’t Like the New 2020 Ford Escape
Jan 24 • 11 min
The Ford Escape compact crossover was decent looking. And the new 2020 Ford should be an improvement in every way, but I don’t like it. Here’s why. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/petervonpanda/support
I Hate the New YouTube Video Uploader
Jan 24 • 5 min
YouTube keeps making enhancements, but I have a feeling that a lot of people will find them more cumbersome. One of my biggest complaints is that simply uploading new videos to YouTube is more laborious than it was before without any new benefits. —-…
NBC Just Did an Idiotic Story about Emotional Support Animals
Jan 22 • 6 min
I walked in on NBC nightly news playing. And I ended up seeing a story about airlines charging a fee for people that are bringing on emotional support animals. Which ticks me off is how NBC misled viewers. —- Support this podcast:…
Bad Boys for Life Movie Review
Jan 18 • 23 min
I just saw Bad Boys for Life, the final movie in the Bad Boys trilogy, starring Will Smith and Martin Lawrence. This is going to be a spoiler filled review since many of the tributes to the earlier movies stuck out to me. I absolutely loved this movie. —-…
Why I Hate the TV Show Ozark
Jan 14 • 5 min
I really love Jason Bateman so I tuned in for the TV series Ozark. But I hated it right out of the gate. I gave it a full season but here are the things that made me bail on the show. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/petervonpanda/support
Who I Thought Should’ve Played Carroll Shelby in Ford v Ferrari
Jan 13 • 9 min
I really like the movie Ford V Ferrari. I thought overall it was a great movie that will appeal to more than just car guys. However I think that the part of Carroll Shelby could’ve been played perfectly by this actor. —- Support this podcast:…
Stop Attacking Detroit Lions Fans and Media
Jan 12 • 10 min
The Detroit Lions were terrible this year. They’ve been terrible forever. Stop blaming Lions fans and media for their problems. There’s only one entity that owns that responsibility, and that’s the Detroit Lions. —- Support this podcast:…
Why I Ordered the Fisker Ocean Electric SUV
Jan 12 • 20 min
So the Fisker Ocean electric SUV was finally unveiled. They’ve allowed for pre-orders in their app for a while now but I just decided to take the plunge. Here’s why. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/petervonpanda/support
The Detroit Lions Salary Cap Space Means They’re Dumb
Jan 12 • 6 min
The Detroit Lions ended their season in Bruins. But a lot of people are talking about all of the salary cap room that they have as if it’s something to be proud of. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/petervonpanda/support
I Sniff Out Future Entrepreneur Failures with This Question
Jan 10 • 7 min
Every now and then, people come up to me with questions about how to start a business or where they can make money. I love having these conversations, but a lot of people are guided by the wrong ideas. Here’s how I try to identify people that I think are…
The XFL is Legit!
Jan 8 • 10 min
I just saw that the XFL got Dean Blandino as their head of officiating. That, combined with all of their other feats so far, has me convinced that this football league is legitimate. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/petervonpanda/support
GM’s Advertising Highlights Their Hypocrisy
Jan 7 • 5 min
GM has made fun of innovations from other manufacturers and then goes on to copy them. That really ticks me off. Either own up to the fact that you’re being hypocrites, or innovate yourself. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/petervonpanda/support
Bob Quinn Is Making Super Bowl Teams Everywhere But Detroit
Jan 5 • 1 min
Quandre Diggs and the Seattle Seahawks won their Wildcard game. They look Super Bowl caliber in part to getting Diggs from Detroit. Awesome. (Sarcasm) —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/petervonpanda/support
The Witcher (2019) Netflix TV Series Review
Jan 5 • 17 min
So Netflix has a new TV show called the Witcher based on the books and the video game. I just finished season one and enjoyed it. Here are my initial thoughts of what to expect. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/petervonpanda/support
Little Women (2019) Movie Review
Jan 5 • 19 min
I just saw the newest version of Little Women based on the Louisa May Alcott novel. While this movie is a bit out of my typical choices, I thought that they did an incredible job all around with this movie and it’s probably worth a watch. —- Support this…
Voicemail Greetings Suck
Jan 1 • 4 min
Voicemail greetings originate from the time of answering machines, and it’s time to retire them. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/petervonpanda/support
Airline Boarding Procedures Are Terrible
Dec 31, 2019 • 8 min
I do a bit of flying for pleasure and for work. I think the process for boarding an airplane is terrible. Here are my thoughts on ways to improve it. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/petervonpanda/support
If You Think You Are Going to Change the World, You’re Wrong
Dec 30, 2019 • 14 min
I was inspired by a lady who said that her destiny in life was to change the world. When I hear that, I’m pretty convinced that you’re wrong. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/petervonpanda/support
Why the Detroit Lions are playing Kerryon Johnson
Dec 27, 2019 • 5 min
I was surprised to see Kerryon Johnson playing in the last meaningless games of the Detroit Lions season. But the more I thought about it, the more it made sense. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/petervonpanda/support
I Think We’re Missing the Point of 2 Factor Authentication
Dec 27, 2019 • 4 min
I like the idea of using multiple layers of authentication to secure of your accounts. But I think - based on some of the long codes that I get to my phone to log into my accounts - that were missing the point of it. —- Support this podcast:…
Stop Perpetuating the Santa Claus Myth
Dec 26, 2019 • 7 min
I saw a teacher get fired for revealing that Santa Claus doesn’t exist. Maybe it’s time that we just put the Santa Claus myth to bed and save kids the heart ache of finding out that he’s not real. —- Support this podcast:…
The Baroness in The Sound of Music was way hotter than Maria
Dec 26, 2019 • 2 min
If you like the Sound of Music movie, you may love the happy ending in the Cinderella story. But if was Captain von Trapp, I would’ve chose the baroness. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/petervonpanda/support
Rotten Tomatoes Seems to Be Manipulating Movie Ratings
Dec 25, 2019 • 10 min
I usually go to the rotten tomatoes site when I’m perusing for a movie. Their audience tomato scores seem to be pretty compatible with my preferences. But lately, while checking out the reviews of the new Star Wars movie, something seems amiss. —- Support…
Skydio 2 Drones Are Crashing Because People Are Stupid
Dec 24, 2019 • 8 min
I love the new Skydio 2 autonomous drone. I think it has amazing potential. But it does have its limitations. I explain what I think they are and why the crashes are the fault of the operators. —- Support this podcast:…
Toll Free Phone Numbers Are Stupid and Outdated
Dec 23, 2019 • 3 min
Do you remember when people had landline phones? I do. And toll-free phone numbers arose out of that era. But they’re totally stupid now. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/petervonpanda/support
They Just Released an Edited Version of CATS and No One Cares
Dec 22, 2019 • 3 min
I was surprised to see that they were making the musical CATS into a movie. And apparently they screwed it up. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/petervonpanda/support
Putting Matthew Stafford on IR Now Proves the Detroit Lions Weren’t Tanking
Dec 21, 2019 • 5 min
Matthew Stafford has been injured in the last two seasons but the Detroit Lions refused to put him on injured reserve. The fact that they just finally did it proves to me that they thought they were contenders. —- Support this podcast:…
Why the Quandre Diggs Trade Was Way Worse Than We Knew
Dec 20, 2019 • 7 min
After Bob Quinn traded Quandre Diggs and ended the Detroit Lions season, news came out that revealed the decision was far worse than anyone expected. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/petervonpanda/support
The Detroit Lions Open Letter to Fans was a Joke
Dec 19, 2019 • 14 min
I love the Detroit Lions I want to see them win. But we’re not even mediocre anymore. We’re downright awful. And the open letter from the Detroit Lions to fans this week was trying to spin the truth. —- Support this podcast:…
I Hate the Tesla Cybertruck Electric Pickup
Nov 22, 2019 • 27 min
Tesla just unveiled a new electric pick up truck and I think it left everyone disappointed. I don’t think the mechanicals or the features make this an attractive truck. And I haven’t even talked about its looks yet. —- Support this podcast:…
Why We Should Stop Singing The National Anthem at Sporting Events
Nov 20, 2019 • 7 min
I love sports and I love our country, but the national anthem is causing more problems than it solves. Here’s why I think we should stop singing the national anthem at sporting events. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/petervonpanda/support
Why I Loved El Camino - The Breaking Bad Movie
Nov 19, 2019 • 7 min
I loved the TV show Breaking Bad. I was sad to see it end, and I was a little skeptical that the follow up movie would be any good. But I loved it, and here’s why. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/petervonpanda/support
Why Matt Patricia and Bob Quinn Won’t Be Fired This Year
Nov 18, 2019 • 15 min
Man, I am really ticked with the Detroit Lions performance this year. I actually think they need to change up the coaching staff, but they won’t change the coach or the general manager this year. —- Support this podcast:…
Here’s Why I Think Infiniti is Struggling
Oct 11, 2019 • 13 min
I actually really like the cars made by Infiniti. But the company is really struggling. Here’s why I think that is. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/petervonpanda/support
Here is the One Feature the Skydio 2 Drone is Missing
Oct 5, 2019 • 7 min
I think the Skydio 2 drone is a step above every other drone on the market. But as I was thinking about it, I think Skydio could add one more feature that would change the game again. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/petervonpanda/support
Is there a Strong Woman Behind Every Strong Man?
Oct 2, 2019 • 0 min
I just read “Behind every strong man is a strong woman.” —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/petervonpanda/support
The Detroit Lions Should Have Gotten the Pass Interference Call on the Hail Mary
Oct 2, 2019 • 6 min
Here’s why the Detroit Lions should have gotten the pass interference call on their Hail Mary. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/petervonpanda/support
I Think Space Force is a Great Idea
Oct 2, 2019 • 9 min
People thought that there was no need for an Air Force at one point. I think a space force makes more sense now than ever. Private companies are accessing space and we are more dependent on satellites than we think. —- Support this podcast:…
The Skydio 2 is the Ultimate Drone
Oct 1, 2019 • 6 min
Man, I’ve wanted a real drone for the longest time. But I didn’t want to go on a hike and try to maneuver my drone through trees or catch myself on camera holding a controller. But Skydio might have addressed all of my issues. —- Support this podcast:…
Buying a Car in Cash Does NOT Mean Buying a Car With Cash
Sep 23, 2019 • 5 min
I’ve been seeing a lot of YouTbers buy cars using cash. I think we’re taking a saying too literally. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/petervonpanda/support
YouTube is Changing Subscriber Counts For A Different Reason Than You Think
Sep 23, 2019 • 9 min
You can see subscriber totals on YouTube channels. However, YouTube is changing the number that is displayed. Why? I think it’s for a different reason than what they are claiming. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/petervonpanda/support
The Detroit Lions Need to Drop the Gridiron Heroes Song
Sep 22, 2019 • 6 min
I get it. Sports teams all have their songs. Many of them are rooted in tradition. But the Detroit Lions song sucks balls. It’s time to drop it. And here’s what I think the gold standard is. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/petervonpanda/support
Why I Don’t Use Kickstarter Anymore
Sep 11, 2019 • 7 min
It’s always great to see people being innovative and get the funding they need from every day people. But I’ve gotten burned badly before, and so I don’t use funding sites anymore and here’s why I don’t think you need to. —- Support this podcast:…
Are Password Requirements Stupid?
Sep 11, 2019 • 5 min
Maybe you’re like me and have had to enter really long, complex passwords to set up an online account. And if you have, here’s my take on it. I think password requirements are generally for a time that is long past. —- Support this podcast:…
Arctic (2018) Movie Review
Sep 11, 2019 • 11 min
I love shows about survival. As someone who enjoys the outdoors, I really empathize with people who truly put themselves into the wilderness. This movie, definitely exceeded my expectations in some ways. —- Support this podcast:…
Why I Love Flat Earthers!
Sep 2, 2019 • 11 min
People who challenge the status quo are usually pretty rare for a variety of reasons. It’s time to start thinking counter culture. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/petervonpanda/support
Why I Should Want to Go to Disney’s Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge… but Don’t
Sep 2, 2019 • 14 min
When I heard that they were building a Star Wars exhibit at Disney World, I was really excited. But now I’m not. Here’s why. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/petervonpanda/support
Porsche designers must be really bored
Sep 1, 2019 • 5 min
I’ve never been a huge fan of Porsche, but the 9/11 is an iconic design. How much is the 911 design holding back Porsche from taking the next big step? —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/petervonpanda/support
Why the NFL did the wrong thing with Golden Tate
Sep 1, 2019 • 4 min
Incentives are a funny thing. You do want to discourage bad behavior in the future but you also want to encourage people to do the right thing. That’s why I think the NFL got the Golden Tate situation wrong. —- Support this podcast:…
Why Jony Ive’s Departure from Apple Should Worry Fanboys
Jul 6, 2019 • 42 min
Why Jony Ive’s Departure from Apple Should Worry Fanboys —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/petervonpanda/support
Should the Detroit Lions pay Calvin Johnson?
Jun 3, 2019 • 10 min
Should the Detroit Lions pay Calvin Johnson? —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/petervonpanda/support
Should I Focus On One Thing on My YouTube Channel?
Mar 26, 2019 • 7 min
Over the years, our little channel has grown. I’m super excited about the number of subscribers that we have. But it’s come up repeatedly, should we be focusing the type of content? —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/petervonpanda/support
The Apple Credit Card is Proof that Apple is Struggling
Mar 26, 2019 • 10 min
I saw that Apple announced streaming television service and a credit card. What is going on at Apple? Where is the leadership in terms of innovation? —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/petervonpanda/support
How to get a great deal and comfortable trip on Spirit Airlines!
Feb 24, 2019 • 10 min
Spirit Airlines, Inc. (NYSE: SAVE) is an American ultra-low-cost carrier headquartered in Miramar, Florida. It is the 8th largest commercial airline in the US. Spirit operates scheduled flights throughout the United States and in the Caribbean, Mexico,…
The Problem with Barbers
Feb 22, 2019 • 2 min
Ever get your hair cut? Maybe you go to stylist. Do you want to know what the main problem with hair care is? —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/petervonpanda/support
The Samsung Galaxy Fold Signals the End of Apple
Feb 21, 2019 • 12 min
Man, I love the idea of the Samsung Galaxy Fold phone and tablet. How did Apple fall so far behind? —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/petervonpanda/support
Why I hate the Jaguar I-PACE Electric Car
Feb 21, 2019 • 13 min
To me, it’s all about design, and I’ve hated the phoned-in designs of the Tesla, and the bland styling of the Jaguar I-PACE. I’ll explain why and what I am excited about. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/petervonpanda/support
What is the Peter von Panda podcast about?
Feb 16, 2019 • 2 min
Peter von Panda reviews stuff he likes on YouTube. Hear comparisons, rants, and opinions on the podcast. YouTube.com/petervonpanda —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/petervonpanda/support