Archive for February, 2005

Gayest Overheard Ever

Guy #1: Oh my god, did you hear that Tom Ford just left Chanel?!
Guy #2: Really?! I can’t believe it, he really turned that brand around. –Bergdorf Goodman shoe department, 5th Ave.

Courtesy in NYC: A Short Story

Chick: One time I saw this old guy fall and drop his cane onto the subway tracks, and it was raining, so we tried to talk people into giving him their umbrella, since he couldn’t get the cane–and we were so mad when no one would give us an umbrella, ’cause you can’t just buy a cane at Duane Reade. –6 train Overheard by: Todd Seavey

Not Done Saying Goodbye to The Gates

Old woman: Well, they really aren’t that bad.
Old man: Yeah right! –The Gates Overheard by: meg Guy: It cost them like $23 million to put up. I would have liked it more if they paid half as much.
Girl: I would have liked it more if it was a different color. It was described as saffron. It’s not. It’s orange. –The Gates Overheard by: bluesdog

Saying Goodbye to The Gates

Guy: We just saw The Gates. And you know what they are? They’re a bunch of curtains in the park. That’s right, curtains in the park. You wanna see a bunch of curtains in the park, then go see them. But that’s all they are: a bunch of curtains in the park. Oh, yeah, and they’re “saffron”. –Newark Airport shuttle Overheard by: Julie Winterbottom Woman: So?! They’re not dumb to me! –The Gates