Chick on cell: You know Karen, she’s my best friend…well, not my best friend, my Taiwanese best friend… –Lorimer Street, Williamsburg
Intellectual: Man, I was reading the Koran the other day. It’s such bullshit; the Bible is way better. –7B, East Village
Mom: You know something? When I was a little girl, my family was so poor that we couldn’t even afford Christmas presents! We got fruit in our stocking and that was it, and we were lucky if we could get one birthday present–
Son, 6: But we have money! –10th Street & 6th Avenue
Salesgirl: How’d you get that bruise?
Customer: I was jumproping and I fell.
Salesgirl: Aren’t you a little old to be jumproping?
Customer: Aren’t you a little fat to be working at The Gap? –The Gap, 48th & 6th
Guy #1: Man, things ain’t been the same since my brother died in WTC.
Guy #2: What? He ain’t dead; he’s in jail, son.
Guy #1: Man, why you gotta– –E train
Hipster Guy #1: So, every morning you eat shit for breakfast?
Hipster Guy #2: Yeah! –St. Mark’s Place Overheard by: Kathleen
Chick: When I first got here from Jersey, I thought I’d let it all out, live my own life, but I quickly realized that was a bad idea. –Blue Ribbon Sushi, Soho Overheard by: Abby Law Student: The Nation is too conservative for her. –Fordham Law Overheard by: Patrick Smith
B&T chick: What I really liked about this guy is that he could write his name in cocaine. And underline it. –Grand Central food court Overheard by: Nathan K. Claus Guy: All I want is for my relatives to die in a certain order. –University Ave, Bronx Overheard by: Kaitlen
Guy on cell: It’s not like I sucked some guy’s dick last…oh wait, I did! –Houston & Lafayette Overheard by: a.alvarez & c.palmatier Guy: I’m sorry, I left my foundation at home today. –The Flame, Clinton Overheard by: Sandy
JHS girl: I’ll be damned if I let a seventh-grader ruin my reputation. –8th Ave. playground Sweaty fat man on cell: I would feel stupid if I were in a diabetic coma. –8th Ave. between 21st & 22nd