NYU guy to pal: If you could pick any five girls, and one of them had to be Tom Cruise… –St. Mark’s & 3rd Overheard by: Lexey Man: If Leonard Cohen were a hamster, I’d kill him. –Freddy’s Bar, Brooklyn Hobo: Donald Trump is my cousin, but he doesn’t know it because I came out black. –Museum Mile Teen girl on cell: Hey, I just read that Brad and Angelina decided to adopt their next kid from Vietnam. You totally have a shot… No, seriously, you should apply. I mean, I guess you’d have to try out and stuff, but it’d so be worth it. –Staten Island Ferry Terminal, Whitehall St Skinny black goth girl: Am I gay, or am I Paris Hilton?! –Cardozo High School MTA elevator operator to another: You don’t have to be forgiven. Clint Eastwood taught us that. –1 train station elevator, 168th St Overheard by: martin gehrke Guy on cell in line: Yeah, she’s messing around with Michael Jordan and shit! You do not want your lady messing around with Michael Jordan! –Rite Aid, Brooklyn Heights Overheard by: dutchman