20-something hipster girl: They're making a mix tape, and to be honest I'm a little jealous I'm not a part of it. –Union Square Overheard by: ttench Very pretty and petite, professionally-dressed coworker: The cover band didn't perform Incubus very well, which was highly disappointing. –W 38th St Dad to eight-year-old: UC Santa Cruz, Sophie, I think is where the Grateful Dead archives are kept. –Sterling Place, Park Slope Overheard by: Chloe Clueless yuppie-cholo singing Let It Be): I could have been the fifth Beatle. If I was 30 years older. And dead. Like John. –N Train Overheard by: erkal Teenage girl: Why does Santa Claus remind me of John Denver? –L Train Chick, reading laptop: Oh man! Ke$ha and I have even more in common than I thought: "Right before I go onstage, I lather my body in baby oil and cover my entire body with a shield of glitter. Because it just pops!" –Mercer & 4th Overheard by: Hunter Freyer