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Episode 27 – Marvel-ous news!

3/21/2019
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Greetings true believers! On this episode of the show, Adam and Matt dive deep into the three big Marvel stories that nearly broke the Internet: The Captain Marvel movie release, The most recent (and possibly last) Avengers: End Game trailer, and the shocking return of James Gunn to The Guardians of The Galaxy franchise! What more can be said? The guys were super excited! So click on, buckle up and…Continue readingEpisode 27 – Marvel-ous news!

Duration:01:17:30

Episode 26 – With Special Guest Derek Chung, Creator of Emberwind!

3/5/2019
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Hey gang! After a bit of break (we had to recover from that caffeine kick last episode!), we are back with what might be our best interview yet! On the show we have Mr. Derek Chung, president of Nomnivore Games and the creator of the super unique and amazingly beautiful tabletop RPG, Emberwind. What started out like your standard interview about gaming and game creation, quickly spilled out into life…Continue readingEpisode 26 – With Special Guest Derek Chung, Creator of Emberwind!

Duration:01:35:41

Episode 25 -Get Deadly!

2/1/2019
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Hello listeners! Well it took a little over a year, but it would seem our hosts have finally lost their minds! In this very special episode of The Happy Xen Podcast, Adam and Matt decide it’s a good idea to taste test SIX different varieties of coffee from our friends at Deadly Grounds Coffee (as well as their 8-bit Beans brand), in the span of just under an hour. They…Continue readingEpisode 25 -Get Deadly!

Duration:01:06:51

Episode 24 – In The Year 2019!

1/16/2019
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Hey Everyone! We made it to 2019 with the latest episode of The Happy Xen Podcast! In this episode our hosts take us through the highlights of 2019 in film, TV, technology, gaming and more! Plus, Adam ponders if growing up in the digital age is actually allowing kids to form thicker skins (not literally!), and allowing them to deal with trolls and cyber-bullies better. All this and so much…Continue readingEpisode 24 – In The Year 2019!

Duration:01:28:30

Episode 23 – With Special Guest, Peter Chiykowski of Rock, Paper, Cynic and so much more!

12/12/2018
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Hello Everyone! For our last interview of the year, we have very special guest Peter Chiykowski, creator of Rock, Paper, Cynic as well as so many other projects! Listen as Peter tells us how he broke into web comics, how his work on his amazing short story book called Postcards From Impossible Worlds came to be, and how he got involved working on the new tabletop role-playing game, Emberwind! Peter…Continue readingEpisode 23 – With Special Guest, Peter Chiykowski of Rock, Paper, Cynic and so...

Duration:01:08:19

Episode 22 – The Future is Now!

11/24/2018
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Hey gang! Welcome back for another episode of The Happy Xen Podcast! This week we are back to our original home (Adam’s basement pub), and coming at you with some insight into the future tech we have today. The guys go through their average day 20 years ago, and compare it to today, highlighting the changes in technology that we would have thought was more SCI-FI, then common place back…Continue readingEpisode 22 – The Future is Now!

Duration:01:24:49

Episode 21 – Bonus Episode Live from Deadly Grounds Cafe!

11/14/2018
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Hello Again! Thank you for tuning into another episode of The Happy Xen Podcast! This time we are giving you a short but sweet episode on location at Deadly Grounds Cafe in Courtice Ontario. In this highly caffeinated episode, Adam tells the tale of meeting legendary Canadian curler Kevin Martin on a plane, Matt discusses the abundance of old Pontiac Grand Am cars in the late 90’s/ early 2000’s, and…Continue readingEpisode 21 – Bonus Episode Live from Deadly Grounds Cafe!

Duration:00:34:09

Episode 20 – Top 10 Halloween Movies!

10/30/2018
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Boo! We are back just in time for Halloween, with a new episode of The Happy Xen Podcast! In this episode, the guys countdown their top 10 favourite Halloween movies! Adam and Matt go from 10 to 1 talking about films that they love that fit the Halloween time of year. Not just straight horror movies either. We have horror-comedies, kids movies, summer blockbusters, and more. From the 1970’s right…Continue readingEpisode 20 – Top 10 Halloween Movies!

Duration:01:19:13

Episode 19 – Why Solo?

10/20/2018
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Hello Hello Hello! We are back with another episode of The Happy Xen Podcast! Adam is on the road this week in our country’s capitol city of Ottawa, and Matt is back home at The Happy Xen Podcast office, so we’re doing it live! (via Skype). This week, the elephant in the room will FINALLY be discussed, Solo: A Star Wars Story get’s the attention is so rightfully (?) deserves.…Continue readingEpisode 19 – Why Solo?

Duration:01:16:52

Episode 18 – The Rock That Holds Us Together

9/23/2018
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Hello again everyone! You have stumbled upon another exciting episode of The Happy Xen Podcast! This week, the guys make a Rock sandwich, as we start and end the show discussing the phenomenon know as The Rock! Between that, the topics include family visits, streaming services becoming more and more like cable TV, some upcoming blockbuster movies, the fallout of Henry Cavill leaving the DC movie universe, plus much more!…Continue readingEpisode 18 – The Rock That Holds Us Together

Duration:01:21:08

Episode 17 – San Diego Comic-Con Fallout

8/4/2018
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Hello Hello! Welcome back for another exciting episode of The Happy Xen Podcast! On this week’s episode, the guys are all over the map discussing such hot topics as the firing of James Gunn from Guardians of the Galaxy vol 3, Kevin Smith’s new secret writing project, and all the trailers to come out of this year’s San Diego Comic-Con! Plus Matt has finally seen Ant-man & The Wasp, so…Continue readingEpisode 17 – San Diego Comic-Con Fallout

Duration:01:13:04

Episode 16 – A Stroke of Bad Luck

7/18/2018
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Hello world! We welcome you back to the first new episode of the show in over 3 months! We know you’ve been anxiously awaiting our return and dying to know what has been going on. So here it is, in our own words, we tell you every detail of the rollercoaster ride that has been the last few months! Plus, we talk Avengers: Infinity War, candy, minimum wage and so…Continue readingEpisode 16 – A Stroke of Bad Luck

Duration:01:12:54

Episode 15 – The Great Franchise Wars 2018!

4/17/2018
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Hello Everyone! Welcome back to the podcast that never stops (except those times when it does), The Happy Xen Podcast! On this week’s episode, the guys plant their feet and prepare for war in, The Great Franchise Wars! The good people at Birth. Movies. Death. put together the ultimate March Madness style bracket pitting some of your favourite franchises against each other to see who would come out on top.…Continue readingEpisode 15 – The Great Franchise Wars 2018!

Duration:00:58:15

Episode 14 (With special guest Jason Anarchy of Jason Anarchy Games!)

4/9/2018
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Hello Everyone! Yes it’s been quite the delay, but we are finally back with a doozy of an episode! This week we have an exclusive interview with the independent creator of such awesome games as the Drinking Quest series, Haiku Warrior, and his latest, Pretending to Grownup! If you’ve ever wondered what it takes to get into the world of game design, this is the interview you’ve been waiting for!…Continue readingEpisode 14 (With special guest Jason Anarchy of Jason Anarchy Games!)

Duration:01:09:46

Bonus Episode – Marvel’s Avengers: Infinity War Trailer Review!

3/26/2018
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Hey everyone! Today we’ve dropped a special bonus episode of Adam and Matt reviewing the latest Avengers: Infinity War trailer. Check out the guy’s thoughts, theories, criticisms and more, all in this bite-sized episode. So click on, buckle up and listen in, as we present you another Xennial point of view on The Happy Xen Podcast! Show Notes: Living under a rock and haven’t seem the trailer? Here it is!…Continue readingBonus Episode – Marvel’s Avengers: Infinity War Trailer Review!

Duration:00:33:41

Episode 13 (Alexa, Tech, and Reboots)

3/20/2018
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Lucky episode 13! After that special 2 part episode on Marvel films, the guys are back talking all things in pop culture with a Xennial twist. The talk starts with haunted Alexa’s, AI and new tech to help people in physical jobs. Then the talk turns to alternative income for Xennials and Millenials including Youtube and podcasts. Lastly the guys round out the show talking about reboots, good, bad and…Continue readingEpisode 13 (Alexa, Tech, and Reboots)

Duration:00:59:45

Episode 12 Part II (Our MCU Top 10!)

3/13/2018
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Hello everyone and welcome to part II of a special two-part episode of The Happy Xen Podcast! This week Adam and Matt wage war, as they each order the Marvel Cinematic Universe films from 18 to number 1. In part II (what you have right here), the guys countdown number 10 to 1, and you won’t believe how the two lists stacked up! Will the absence of alcohol help cooler…Continue readingEpisode 12 Part II (Our MCU Top 10!)

Duration:01:15:50

Episode 12 Part I (Countdown to Infinity!)

3/9/2018
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Hello everyone and welcome to a special two-part episode of The Happy Xen Podcast! This week Adam and Matt do some serious tongue-biting as they each order the Marvel Cinematic Universe films from 18 to number 1. In part I (what you have right here), the guys do the heavy lifting of going through numbers 18 to 11, and some of their choices will no doubt surprise you! Listen as…Continue readingEpisode 12 Part I (Countdown to Infinity!)

Duration:01:03:18

Episode 11 (with special guest Katie Epp from TIFF!)

3/2/2018
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In some weird alternate universe, we have now had our second guest on The Happy Xen Podcast! This time we tricked Senior Coordinator of Volunteer & Intern Resources at Toronto International Film Festival (and friend/fan of the show), Katie Epp into joining us for a fun and slightly educational episode. Listen as Adam is schooled on the awesome responsibilities and perks of being a TIFF volunteer. Katie tells how she…Continue readingEpisode 11 (with special guest Katie Epp from TIFF!)

Duration:01:16:12

Episode 10 (Cold Rocks and Hot Takes)

2/22/2018
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Wow, we made it to episode 10! Take that haters! Two weeks have gone by in pop culture and the guys have lots of catching up to do. First up, how do Xennials handle Valentine’s Day? How have things changed since the terrifying days of public school and high school? After we open up those old wounds, we move right along to what may be the only time in history…Continue readingEpisode 10 (Cold Rocks and Hot Takes)

Duration:01:08:06