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It's adventure time! 0

Gord Laws (Lovingly) Parts Ways With OwenKessel. Gun Now For Hire

After two great years working with the good people of OwenKessel, Creative Director and Head of Copy Gord Laws has decided to move on and

May 01, 2014 news, writing
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Six Simple Tips for Unblocking “Writer’s Block” (From a Guy a Who Writes a Lot)

I don’t believe in “writer’s block” any more than I do “brick-layer’s block” or “accountant’s block”. I have, however, experienced acute cases of “really-don’t-feel-like-working-today” and

April 25, 2014 writing
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High-carb/Low-fat vs “Banting”: a Man Who Lost 67kg (147lb)’s Experience

Liz – one of the people whom I try to help with weight-loss motivation and information by sharing my trials and tribulations – mailed me

January 07, 2014 weight-loss, writing
Business Day's "Education" TV ad, written by Gord Laws 0

Business Day’s “Understand Your Country” TV-ad Campaign, written by Gord Laws

I’m exceedingly proud to have conceptualised and written these three 2013 TV ads for Business Day. Together with my partner at OwenKessel, Beth Hughes, my

December 19, 2013 news, writing
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Gord Laws Voice Samples: FHM 100 Sexiest 2013 Radio ads

A pair of radio ads I voiced (and wrote) for FHM’s annual 100 Sexiest issue, 2013. A lot of fun, these. They ultimately led to

December 12, 2013 voice-overs, writing
Pica Award 2013 0

Pica Awards 2013: Gord Laws Wins “Health & Wellness” Category

The annual Pica Awards (referred to, somewhat optimistically, by some, as “the Oscars of the SA Magazine Industry”) were held on November 14, 2013. I

December 11, 2013 news, weight-loss, writing
Gord Laws feature Article Train Like Captain Beer FHM May 2010 0

How FHM’s Captain Beer Lost 67kg (Gord Laws Archive: 2010)

A lot of people ask me how I lost 67kg in 2009/10. These days, I’m very hesitant to “prescribe” diets. But, in May 2010, I wrote

August 04, 2013 weight-loss, writing
Be a man 0

To Be a Man (2007)

A rather long, but entirely sincere blog I wrote detailing my thoughts on “manhood”. In 2007, I had a completely different job, there was almost

March 11, 2013 writing
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