Fat tourist: A, I hate Spongebob. B, I’ll see you over the summer. –R train Overheard by: Laurea de Ocampo
Meathead: I want to get the Jesus fish tattooed on my back with the Greek letters in it. But my Mom even has a problem with that! –D train
Hipster: Hey, that’s my favorite song! It’s by Philip Glass! – Alt.coffee, after employee stopped a CD playing in the background that had skipped and repeated the same sound for a few minutes.
Passport agent in airport to everyone waiting to go into customs: Everyone with a US passport, up against that wall!
Man in line: Have things changed that much? – JFK Airport
Business executive: We can use that grassroots, online community-building and marketing to create lots of support for the product, just like…. the scream guy did.
Low-level employee: Uh, you mean Howard Dean?
Business executive: Yes, just like Howard Dean did! – An office in Midtown
Young gay man: I don’t want to sound cheesey, but to Christina, I’m a little bit stronger
Young straight girl: I think that’s Britney.
Young gay man: No, you’re wrong, that’s Christina. – Midtown
Guy: The bed shook. It shook with me. The bed shook. –26th & 3rd Contributed by: Megan Buckley
Indian girl, speaking on her cell-phone: Jewish people don’t speak English, and they’re great businessmen. Chinese people don’t speak English, and they’re great businessmen. So you don’t have to speak English either to be a great businessman! – Penn Station
Yuppie #1: I really want a drink
Drunk Homeless man (to Yuppie #2): What are you reading?
Yuppie #2: I’m reading a book on sobriety.
Drunk Homeless man (looking over her shoulder): Oh
Yuppie #2: Yes, it’s also about drug additions..valium, etc.
Drunk Homeless man: Really that’s interesting – Union Square Park
Girl: If you want to get a feel for coke, chop up an aspirin and snort it up your nose. That should do it. –Joseph’s on 49th Street Overheard by: Megan Buckley