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Jennifer Astle

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I was born in New Brunswick, Canada. At the age of seventeen I had to break free from the chains of the small community in which I was raised and fled to study at St. Thomas University in Fredericton, NB. There I studied Criminology and Sociology. After leaving STU, I attended grad school at Saint Mary's University in Halifax, Nova Scotia. I quickly learned that academia was far too restrictive for my tastes, and left after completing my coursework. My next step was managing a clothing store in Oakville, Ontario for a popular Canadian clothing chain named LeChateau. There I came into my own in fashion, managing, marketing and merchandising.

Wanting to accomplish much more in my life, I decided to pursue a career as a freelance writer. I now live in Kansas City where I am a slave to my PC, a professed news and politics junkie, and a lover of all things pop culture.

My dream; to publish books and write for a living!

What's your favorite accomplishment?
The first short story I ever submitted to a literary journal. It wasn't published, but it was the first time I took the plunge and it was absolutely exhilarating.
How do you define cool?
Canadian winter? And anything on TrendHunter.
What is your secret to uncovering trends?
Spending ridiculous amounts of time online.
What do you enjoy most about Trend Hunter?
The community and the opportunity to be part of something so unique.
What is your favorite trend?
At the moment, anything Lady Gaga related. But that's subject to change.
What are your tips for writing a juicy post?
Don't be afraid to say what really you think.
How do you reset to be creative?
Tori Amos' album "Little Earthquakes" always puts me in the mood to write.
Predict something awesome for 2020?
My book!
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Ultra Luxurious Job Offers
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Scandalous Vaginatising
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Nude Shockvertising
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Social Networking Censorship
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Macabre Perforated Paper Art
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Menswear for Women
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Motion Activated Messengers
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Space Saving Capsule Seating
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Credit Crunch TV Specials
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Lingerie For Pets - Sexy Chew Toy Trousseaus Your Canine Will Love to Tear Into
Lingerie For Pets
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Caroling Kitchen Appliances
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Adhesive iPod Speakers - Sleek, Portable Sound That Sticks
Adhesive iPod Speakers
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Viral Coed Breakdowns
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Stylish Subway Entrances - Toulouse, France Introduces Modern Art to Public Transit
Stylish Subway Entrances
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Bloodthirsty Lighting - The Liquid Lamp Oozes Drama and Creativity
Bloodthirsty Lighting
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Edible Designer Replicas - Nancy Wu's Clutch is Made Out of Real Beef Jerky
Edible Designer Replicas
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Controversial Drinking Glasses - Yes, That IS a Dog Peeing On The Side of Your GLass
Controversial Drinking Glasses
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Wii Remotes for Hippies - The Hemp-Mote Is Perfect For Tree-Hugging Gamers
Wii Remotes for Hippies
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Custom Nintendo Proposals - Will You Mario Me?
Custom Nintendo Proposals
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Credit Crunch Toilets - The Payday Toilet Seat Has Real Money Inside
Credit Crunch Toilets
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Fastfood Perfumes - The Burger King Flame Lets You Smell Like A Cheeseburger
Fastfood Perfumes
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Naughty Christmas Sculptures
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Latex-Coated Desserts - Korean Condom Ice Cream, A Treat You Can Suck
Latex-Coated Desserts
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Fabulously Feminine Flasks - Pylone's Luscious Designs for the Lush
Fabulously Feminine Flasks
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Gifts for Weirdos - Trinkets and Toys for the Strange
Gifts for Weirdos
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Gifts for Geeks - 10 Nerdtastic Educational Presents
Gifts for Geeks
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Exhibits of Iconic Photographs
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Cross-Branded Pleasure Toys - Eurythmics and JimmyJane in “Let's Do It Again”
Cross-Branded Pleasure Toys
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Peculiar Bauble Jewelry
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Presidential Anti-Smoking Campaigns
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Subverted Iconography
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