Joel Watson is a writer, voice actor and the Creative Director for Explosm, the studio behind Cyanide & Happiness. Their daily comics, YouTube animated shorts, Cyanide & Happiness Show on Seeso/VRV, and intensely popular card game, Joking Hazard, reach millions of people around the world, and entertain at least a portion of those they reach. With Explosm, he created the show Purgatony, which is airing now on SYFY's TZGZ adult animation block.

Joel is also the creator of the webcomics HijiNKS ENSUE and Sharksplode, and the podcasts The Noise Hole with Dave and Joel, Here's An IdeaThe HijiNKS ENSUE Podcast and Potter & Daughter. He's also the inventor of a method for taking shots of maple bacon tequila out of Cadbury Creme Eggs called “The Sadbury Egg.” You can find him on most social media outlets @hijinksensue.