Sexual Folklorist Dixie De La Tour on the magic of tele-personals
Dixie De La Tour is the founder of Bawdy Storytelling (â€œThe Moth for Pervs,â€ per LA Weekly), Americaâ€™s Original Sex+Storytelling series featuring Real People & Rockstars sharing their bona fide sexual exploits, live onstage. In this podcast episode, she reaches back in time to those bad old days without Tinder, and you have to call the tele-personals to find Mr. Right/Mr. Right Now.
Instead of swiping left or right, you had to call the tele-personals to listen to voice messages, leave a voicemail to someone you fancy, then hope they leave you a voicemail with their phone numbers eventually. Dixie met one gentleman who fell in love with her voice, and he chose an interesting venue for their first meeting. Three guesses where?
Dixie’s next show is this Thursday, November 16th, at the Verdi Club. The theme is “Hurt So Good.”Â Tickets are on sale now so you can see her in person.
If you like what you’ve heard on the Muni Diaries podcast, please share our podcast and rate it on iTunes so other people can find it too. It would really make our day!
You too can add an entry to our collective journal. We’re looking for your personal stories about what it means to live here, and what makes our city “so San Francisco.” Tag us on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter. Our email inbox is always open! Got a Muni or BART story? We’re all ears too!