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. Join this libertarian, prepper, outdoorsman, car guy for some epic rants. Follow my channel at YouTube.com/petervonpanda Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/petervonpanda/support


We’re Wearing Watches The Wrong Way
Oct 7 • 5 min
I love watches. It’s the one fashion item that I really get into. However, I think we’ve been wearing watches wrong for a long time! —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/petervonpanda/support
Why Do Rich People Say Work Hard?
Oct 6 • 9 min
I have some rich friends, and I have some poor friends. But recently, a couple of my poor friends have started giving advice on how to get rich, and it seems to clash with other advice. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/petervonpanda/support
What Is The Point of Crab Mode on the New Electric Hummer?
Oct 5 • 6 min
I’m glad to see the Hummer brand back. I thought it was killed off too early. And, I’m glad to see a true electric car contender from Detroit. However, there seems to be infatuation with doing things just because you can do them and a failure to…
Why YouTube Ads Suck
Oct 4 • 5 min
YouTube is the smart place to advertise. But companies are really missing the mark on what makes an effective ad. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/petervonpanda/support
Why I’m Over The XFL
Oct 3 • 12 min
I love watching football, but I’m done with the XFL for one reason in particular. And it’s a problem the NFL is having too. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/petervonpanda/support
Why I Uninstalled Malwarebytes
Oct 1 • 3 min
I like protecting my computers from viruses, so I installed anti-malware and antivirus software. But it may be worse than getting a virus. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/petervonpanda/support
Do Daily Email Blasts Actually Work?
Sep 30 • 4 min
I recently purchase some ski equipment, and now I’m getting daily emails. Does this stuff work? —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/petervonpanda/support
YouTubers Need To Stop Asking For Likes
Sep 29 • 4 min
I know YouTubers, new and old, do this… but I hate it. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/petervonpanda/support
The Postal Service Is Costing Vendors Money
Sep 14 • 8 min
I’m not sure if they are trying to be bad, but the post office has lost five of my packages in the last two months. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/petervonpanda/support
The Detroit Lions Must Demolish The Chicago Bears
Sep 13 • 4 min
The Detroit Lions must demolish the Bears today. Even a close game means that they have been woefully unprepared. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/petervonpanda/support
Why Kaitlin Doubleday Should Have Been Cast in Anne of Green Gables
Sep 13 • 5 min
I rarely see an actor that reminds me so much of a character. I think they missed a great opportunity to reboot Anne of Green Gables with this actress. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/petervonpanda/support
People That Answer The Phone To Say They Can’t Talk
Sep 12 • 2 min
I have seen this a few times now. There are people who apparently don’t want to put her phone on vibrate or send a call to voicemail. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/petervonpanda/support
When Apps Don’t Turn Off Notifications
Sep 11 • 2 min
I recently turned off all the notifications for an app. However, I still got notifications. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/petervonpanda/support
Gender Reveals Are Stupid
Sep 10 • 3 min
Somehow, we were able to commercialize gender reveals. We’ve taken a simple announcement, and turned it into a celebration beyond what anyone cares about. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/petervonpanda/support
Why Mulan Sucked
Sep 8 • 26 min
I know everyone was excited about the live action remake by Disney of Mulan. But I watched it, so you don’t have to. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/petervonpanda/support
I Wish YouTubers Would Stop Adding Pandemic Disclaimers
Aug 7 • 3 min
I see a lot of YouTube videos starting off with disclaimers or disclosures about complying with pandemic rules. I hate it. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/petervonpanda/support
What’s Funny About Professional Golf During A Pandemic
Aug 6 • 3 min
I’ve been watching some clips from professional golf tournaments during the shut down. And here is what I find funny. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/petervonpanda/support
Stop Asking Struggling Americans To Buy From Restaurants
Aug 5 • 5 min
It’s getting tough for everyone out there financially. I understand that restaurants are really struggling in many will not make it. But a lot of American families are struggling with putting food on the table period. —- Support this podcast:…
What You DIDN’T Know About Bob Ross
Aug 4 • 17 min
I loved listening to the soothing voice and watch the glorious painting of Bob Ross. Recently I discovered some fascinating information about the PBS superstar. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/petervonpanda/support
Stop Showing ‘Proof’ That Face Masks Work
Jul 31 • 3 min
Everyone thinks they are responsible for policing everyone else to prevent the transmission of a virus. But when you show evidence that supports, knowledge, you’re just showing that you are the one that doesn’t know. —- Support this podcast:…
I Have A Challenge For You
Jul 29 • 2 min
I love how people nominate other people for a challenge. Is there any way to promote yourself without actually doing anything? Yep. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/petervonpanda/support
Why I Don’t Use eBay Global Shipping Anymore
Jul 28 • 7 min
I like selling things that I no longer need on eBay. It’s a good way to clear out your home and raise some cash. However, eBay makes it easy to ship overseas with their global shipping program. But here’s why I don’t use it anymore. —- Support this…
Apple Is Missing An Obvious Mac In Their Lineup
Jul 28 • 9 min
I use one of the older Mac Pro desktop computers. I love it. However the new Mac pros are wicked expensive. This is where I think Apple has a big opportunity. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/petervonpanda/support
More Reasons Why Ozark Sucked
Jul 2 • 7 min
Netflix finally canceled Ozark. Here are some more reasons why it was long overdue. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/petervonpanda/support
Why Hamilton Sucked
Jul 2 • 12 min
A lot of people like the musical Hamilton. But here’s why it was the McDonald’s of musicals. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/petervonpanda/support
Social Media Is Making the World Worse
Jun 6 • 18 min
I find most people are in 1 of 2 camps. They either think Social Media is helping the world come together, or it’s a net negative for society. I weigh in. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/petervonpanda/support
These Days, Everyone Has 20/20 Hindsight
Jun 2 • 8 min
It is really getting frustrating to me when everyone is weighing in about what should’ve been done in the past when it’s pretty clear they don’t believe it, because they would’ve been prepared themselves. —- Support this podcast:…
Golf Clubs Need Better Sticker Technology
May 22 • 4 min
I hate the stickers that get applied to new golf clubs. They stick to the shafts and are hard to remove. It’s time to improve the stickers. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/petervonpanda/support
My Favorite Movies That No One Has Heard Of
May 6 • 13 min
I love movies, and these are my favorites that almost nobody has heard of. I can watch these many many times. Here’s my guilty pleasures of movies that are hard to find! —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/petervonpanda/support
The 90 Day Fiancé Stars Are Confused?
May 4 • 8 min
I love the show 90 Day Fiance. Apparently, the stars of the shows don’t realize that their fiances want a better life in America. I’m stunned that they seem to discover this when they see how they live in their home countries. —- Support this podcast:…
Can Sports Be Played Without Fans?
May 2 • 7 min
Two camps are waging war over whether professional sports can or should be played without fans in seats. There are two sides but only one is right. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/petervonpanda/support
The Next Pandemic Could Be Devastating
Apr 30 • 7 min
I think the pandemic that we’re going through right now has a silver lining. The reality is this could’ve been much worse. And if you use this as a lesson to get prepared for the next one, you might have a chance when the next pandemic is brutal. —-…
How To Hack Cheap Travel and Awesome Vacations!
Apr 30 • 56 min
My friend Neal introduced me to the world of free travel and awesome vacations just by using credit cards that I would use anyway. He walks us through the process and the perks. To ask Neal questions directly, join our Facebook group here……
I Didn’t Like Netflix’s Tiger King
Apr 28 • 10 min
I watched the Netflix documentary Tiger King like everyone else. It was interesting, but it wasn’t great. However, there are a few surprising conclusions that I came to. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/petervonpanda/support
He Bought A Sword For Protection
Apr 26 • 13 min
The coronavirus has a lot of people scared. A lot of gun stores sold out of firearms. My friend, wasn’t allowed to buy a firearm, so he bought a sword. Was that a good choice? —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/petervonpanda/support
Bob Quinn Got Nothing For The Detroit Lions in the 2020 NFL Draft
Apr 24 • 7 min
The Detroit Lions I finished the first round of the 2020 NFL draft. And Bob Quinn got them absolutely nothing. No surprise. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/petervonpanda/support
Why I Like Alex On Autos
Apr 13 • 12 min
I follow Alex on Autos on YouTube. He does in depth car reviews for consumers thinking about buying. I really like him for a variety of reasons that you might not expect. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/petervonpanda/support
Journalism School Blames Journalists
Apr 13 • 3 min
I just saw that a journalism school sent a letter to a news network saying that the news network was to blame for Miss information and poor reporting. However, I find it frustrating that organizations that are training the journalists are blaming their…
What Did Jesus Really Look Like?
Apr 11 • 20 min
Pictures of Jesus adorn churches and are the subject of artwork. But is that iconic image of Jesus even remotely accurate? —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/petervonpanda/support
The Only Thing That The Detroit Lions Haven’t Changed is Quarterback
Apr 11 • 6 min
The Detroit Lions have been bad forever. And they have changed absolutely every position and every member of the coaching staff. There’s only one thing they haven’t changed. And that’s the quarterback. —- Support this podcast:…
The Government Lied About Facemasks
Apr 8 • 8 min
The government lied about the benefits of facemasks to prevent storages for healthcare workers. However, it seems like a lot of people are surprised about that and even pissed that they weren’t given the honest information earlier. However, I think the…
Bernie Sanders Sold Out America For His Buddy
Apr 8 • 17 min
Bernie Sanders suspended his campaign for president today. That means he has basically dropped out handing over the nomination for Democratic presidential candidate to Joe Biden. Because of his friendship with Joe, he pulled punches and robbed his base…
Do NOT Use Kelley Blue Book’s Instant Cash Offer
Apr 7 • 10 min
I was just playing around on Kelley Blue Book’s website and trying out the instant cash offer to price out some cars. Don’t ever use it. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/petervonpanda/support
Joe Teti Discusses His Career & Discovery Channel’s Dual Survival
Apr 6 • 99 min
I love the show Dual Survival on the Discovery Channel. He’s the real deal that all us tacticool guys want to be. So I reached out to Joe Teti and he was gracious enough to spend some time with me to discuss his time in the military and on the show. —-…
Randos Telling Me To Stay At Home Carry No Weight
Apr 2 • 3 min
I find it funny how many people are still telling people to stay safe, stay at home, or social distance themselves from others. If you think that’s adding value, you are the dumb one. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/petervonpanda/support
I’m So Happy That No One Celebrates April Fools Day
Apr 1 • 5 min
There used to be a ton of stupid online pranks during April fools day. But most of that has seemed to disappear. I think most people are grateful that it’s gone, but I think the technology industry is to really thank for it. —- Support this podcast:…
Did You Know that the Space Shuttle Challenger Astronauts Survived the Explosion? LIVE
Mar 31 • 24 min
I am a huge fan of NASA, but I have to admit, I didn’t realize that the space shuttle astronauts probably survive the explosion. Here’s what I’ve learned. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/petervonpanda/support
How I Would Save the Harley-Davidson Motorcycle Company
Mar 31 • 26 min
Harley Davidson has been in dire straits for a while now. Personally, I don’t know if the American motorcycle manufacturer will survive. However if I were in charge, this is what I would do. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/petervonpanda/support
Don’t Ship Anything Important with the U.S. Postal Service
Mar 30 • 9 min
So I understand there are extenuating circumstances these days, but the post office has lost a bunch of my packages, and a bunch of other people’s packages. And they are costing people serious money. If you want your item to get to its destination, use a…
Stop Acting Like Staying At Home is a Burden
Mar 29 • 11 min
During the coronavirus outbreak, a lot of people are being asked to stay at home. But for these people, it’s really just life as normal. And yet, so many people are being so dramatic about how challenging it —- Support this podcast:…
The Economic Stimulus Checks Are Another Argument for a Wealth Tax
Mar 27 • 8 min
It looks like the economic stimulus bill has just passed. That means there will be checks going to many taxpayers. However, because our system is set up to look primarily at income, I think it means the distribution is flawed. And, I think we need to look…
Gal Gadot’s Imagine Song Video Was Cringey AF
Mar 27 • 11 min
Hollywood celebrities decided to sing a montage of John Lennon‘s Imagine. It was so cringey, I couldn’t watch the whole thing. But here’s why I think it really pissed me off. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/petervonpanda/support
The Cheesecake Factory Should Be Praised by Workers for Not Having Cash Reserves
Mar 26 • 4 min
I just saw an article that the Cheesecake Factory does not have enough cash to pay the rent on its stores. It’s being criticized heavily and people are cheering for them to go under, but people who fight for fair pay for workers should be happy. —-…
The Government is Issuing the Tax Stimulus Checks in the Wrong Way
Mar 25 • 6 min
News is breaking about how the government stimulus checks to individual American families will happen. There are thresholds of income based on previous earnings that determine eligibility which I think is the wrong way to do it. Here’s how I think they…
LinkedIn Should Remove Work Anniversary Notifications Immediately
Mar 25 • 2 min
LinkedIn puts notifications about peoples work anniversaries. It clogs up emails and newsfeeds. And they are completely irrelevant. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/petervonpanda/support
People Who Complain About Coronavirus Preparedness Are To Blame
Mar 24 • 12 min
I’ve seen a lot of people complain about government response and handling of the coronavirus outbreak. But the people who are complaining, are the ones who weren’t prepared. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/petervonpanda/support
Anheuser-Busch Hand Sanitizer Annoys Me
Mar 24 • 7 min
Anheuser-Busch says that it will produce hand sanitizer to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus. I don’t mind them doing the right thing, but I mind it when they constantly pat themselves on the back for it. —- Support this podcast:…
Is The New MacBook Air Sold Out Already? (LIVE)
Mar 23 • 21 min
So Apple released the new MacBook Air. It seems like it is more attractive on specs and price. However, it also appears that you can’t get it. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/petervonpanda/support
Why People Collect Soda Can Pop Tabs (LIVE)
Mar 23 • 6 min
A friend of mine asked me to collect the pop tabs off of aluminum cans for her daughter’s school’s fundraiser. Here’s why I think people collect pop tabs. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/petervonpanda/support
Why Isn’t Big Tech Doing More During the Coronavirus? (LIVE)
Mar 21 • 10 min
It seems like the highly profitable tech industry has talked a lot about wanting to change the world. But during the coronavirus, a lot of families are at home and could use the benefits of technology, but where are the tech companies? —- Support this…
It’s Annoying When People Do Something Nice for Recognition
Mar 20 • 2 min
I saw someone post online that they did something without any desire for recognition. That seems entirely contradictory. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/petervonpanda/support
I Love the 2020 BMW M850i xDrive Gran Coupe
Mar 17 • 6 min
BMW has finally made a car that I’m interested in. For the last 20 years, BMW has been left behind by Audi and Mercedes. But it looks like they are catching up. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/petervonpanda/support
If You Want to Work Remotely, Then Do Your Best Work During the Coronavirus
Mar 16 • 11 min
A lot of people have been asking to work remotely, but during the Coronavirus pandemic, now is your chance to prove that you can do it. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/petervonpanda/support
Stop Trying to Stop Price Gouging
Mar 15 • 10 min
I know that everyone has a natural sense of fairness. However, when an emergency rears its ugly head, trying to stop price gouging may feel good but has deleterious effects. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/petervonpanda/support
Chill Out About Coronavirus
Mar 13 • 25 min
Man, the media really wants you to fear coronavirus. As far as I can tell, it seems like all you can do is take simple precautions to protect yourself, and let it run its course. Even if you get it, recovery seems to be pretty likely. —- Support this…
Toilet Paper Alternatives During Coronavirus - LIVE
Mar 12 • 22 min
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Don’t Blame Preppers for Empty Grocery Stores Due To Coronavirus
Mar 10 • 14 min
I just saw a news article that was blaming the lack of food and supplies in grocery stores on preppers. That’s ridiculous to me and totally backwards. Here’s why. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/petervonpanda/support
The XFL Got an Officiating Call Wrong But The NFL is Worse
Mar 8 • 5 min
The XFL admits they called a play wrong and heads rolled. But the NFL gets plays wrong all the time and does nothing about it. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/petervonpanda/support
This Is Why You’re Unprepared for the Coronavirus
Feb 28 • 22 min
News about the spread of coronavirus is sending everyone in a panic. I recently saw that many retailers are sold out of emergency meals. Here’s why I think most people are unprepared for coronavirus or any disaster —- Support this podcast:…
The Worst Side Hustle Ever
Feb 23 • 9 min
I love side hustles. My YouTube channel and this podcast are my side hustles. So I love discussing side hustles with various people and giving them some tips. But I was listening to someone describe their side hustle, and I’m pretty sure it’s the worst…
Air Force One Does NOT Need Inflight Refueling Capabilities
Feb 21 • 9 min
I saw that President Trump does not want the new version of Air Force One to have inflight refueling capabilities to save money. I think that makes a lot of sense. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/petervonpanda/support
I Laughed Out Loud at Dumb and Dumber To
Feb 21 • 3 min
I know people like to bag on sequels. Usually I don’t find them nearly as funny. But I tell you what, I loved this sequel. —- 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 Frasier 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 • 9 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 • 19 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 • 0 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 • 16 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 • 18 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 • 13 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 • 3 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 • 9 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 • 2 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 • 26 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 • 12 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