Tienlon first came to San Francisco as a 10-year-old, when she swam at Ocean Beach and learned about riptides. The second time was with college dormmates, who got her banned from the Saint Francis Hotel for jamming the elevators. The last time was when she came for a job and never left. She enjoys traveling to places where she can eat innards and heads, and no one cares, and has written about that and other things for GQ, Maxim, Time Out, and Lonely Planet. She has an appalling sense of direction.
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