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Kristin Elsley

Film Student.Creative Producer for Film/TV
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Jul 2013
Singing, art, fashion, and films. They define my life. Mix in good food, friends, and love and I'm complete.

With one last year of film school to go, I'm wasting most of free time getting inspired online - or eating what inspires me... #paleopancakes #vegandesserts #ilovefood #ohmy
What is unique that's not in your bio?
I'm a world traveler and have been since the age of six. While all of my friends were staying at the most coveted resorts in Cuba or Florida, I was stuck traveling through the temples of Oaxaca (pronounced Wa-Ha-Ka), Mexico, trekking Machu Picchu with a bunch of spiritualists, and later, when I turned 13, smoking hookah with the Whirling Dervishes in Turkey. I was born in the 90s. I'm from a small town. And this just didn't sit well with my Catholic school teachers. But! It did leave me with a whole new respect for our world and culture, which I am eternally grateful for.
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Learning to cook. I no longer eat out every night!
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Anything that you can't shake from your mind and leaves you with the desire to recreate or readapt into something of your own.
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Being curious. I am always looking to discover or be exposed to new ideas or experiences on and offline.
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Trend Hunter has no boundaries in content exposure.
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Puking Plushie Ads! It is somehow cute... <3
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Stick to what you're interested in and don't over think the process.
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It's a coin toss - I either re-watch the X-files or go to a yoga class.
What inspires or excites you?
A good story. Bold prints. Graphic illustrations.The perfect dessert.
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Generation Y will emerge onto the world stage and transform global politics.
Decadent Zombie Apocalypse Food
Decadent Zombie Apocalypse Food
12-Course Feast In a Can is There for You When the World Ends
A conventional dinner in an unconventional setting, Chris Godfrey introduces consumers to his ultimate 12-Course Feast in a Can. The canned meal commences with an introduction of local cheeses and... MORE
Rapper Human Rights Protests
Rapper Human Rights Protests
Rapper Mos Def Undergoes Guantanamo Bay-Style Force-Feeding
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Punk-Fashion Evolution Exhibits
Punk-Fashion Evolution Exhibits
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The Met’s spring 2013 Costume Institute exhibition aptly titled PUNK: Chaos to Couture pays homage to groundbreaking punk fashion and its enduring impact on haute couture culture since the... MORE
LGBT Comic Book Characters
LGBT Comic Book Characters
Archie Comics' Character Kevin Got His First Kiss
In light of the passing LGBT Pride Month, comics are celebrating the acceptance of all sexual orientations through LGBT comic characters and themes. Even more exciting, Archie Comics’ only gay... MORE
Actor Character Mashup Art
Actor Character Mashup Art
This Art De[octs Bill Murray as Different Wes Anderson Characters
Casey Weldon cleverly paints a new relationship for actor, Bill Murray, and director, Wes Anderson, in his series of actor/director partnership paintings. The Wes Anderson-created character... MORE
Massive Interactive Swings
Massive Interactive Swings
Ann Hamilton Creates Playful Art and a Childhood Ride for Adults
This childhood pastime takes participants on more than just a ride through space! Visual artist Ann Hamilton invites her audiences to ride in a field of swings that inspires more than just fond... MORE