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GIBBERISH & PROPAGANDA


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GIBBERISH & PROPAGANDA


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Anders J. Svensson is a propaganda machinist and part-time adventurer living in Calgary, Alberta. He supports his wanderlust and wiener dog by working as a creative copywriter and crafting fine internet amusements. 

Formerly of the creative team at Veer, he's currently the creative director at This Is New, senior writer at Uppercut, and owner of Jetpack Publishing.

This concludes the third-person narrative portion of my website. The rest is in glorious first-person.

Need a writer or want to team up? Let's chat.

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Portfolio


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Portfolio


As a copywriter, I've written for hundreds of brands. Everything from food trucks and stock photography, to multinational conglomerates and world famous directors. I've posted a selection of my favourite work here for your perusal and entertainment. If you'd like to chat, collaborate, or introduce yourself, feel free to send me a note

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Amusements


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Amusements


I like to blur the line between work and play by combining the two whenever possible. The internet doesn't always preserve these creations, but here you'll find links to the apps, games, and other diversions I've worked on. I've started launching new projects over at Jetpack.ca.

Terribly Interesting
A sketch fiction with episodes 3-5 minutes long. An international cast of voice actors is crowdsourced through the magic of the internet.

Pop Quiz Show 
A multiplayer, multi-device trivia app. Stephen Peasley and I dreamt this up as a way to make a table full of phone-checkers more social.

Mythic Mountain
A snowboarding app coded by Kyle Langille and designed by Dan Parry, with story elements from me. Also — I hold the current high score. 

Clockbusters
See 3 images, guess the movie. This is as fun as a game promoting stock photography gets, and had over 2 million plays when it first launched.

The Muffin Man
A low-budget horror comedy I wrote in the early 2000s. I also voiced the villain. You can watch all 40 questionable minutes of it here.

Stampedisms
What people say during Calgary Stampede and what they really mean. With an assist from my friends Kate Kusza and Shawna Whiteside.

Stampede 101
A follow-up to Stampedisms, this quiz poses scenarios, then calculates your chances of surviving. This launched the morning Calgary flooded.

Yo’ MoMA Jokes
It's the world's largest collection of jokes aimed at modern art museums. If you think any of these are funny you're a complete weirdo.

Red Kite
The fruits of a writing/drawing game I used to play with an illustrator friend. 100+ one-panel comics for you to

Office Hobo Code
With just a Sharpie and Post-Its, you too can leave valuable instructions for the office workers who will follow after you.