Re: Magnolia Tunderpussy

02/19/06 - posted by Karyn Ann Bosso

Ok, jb, ya got me!! Tis true, nobody was too straight back in those days - ha ha! And yes, she started out over around 24th and Castro - and ended up opening a restaurant in the former Drogstore Cafe on Haight and Masonic. But it was wonderful that Magnolia's would actually deliver - even all the way out here to 46th Avenue and Moraga - at 2 in the morning!! By the way, I did some research and found out that Magnolia Thunderpussy (who was a former burlesque dancer) moved to Point Arena, CA where she ran a health food restaurant and she died in May of 1996. Here's a link to some info on her:
http://www.greenspun.com/bboard/q-and-a-fetch-msg.tcl?msg_id=00CggN

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