Archive for October, 2005

Treats and Tricks (Happy Halloween)

Queer: Can you hold this shirt for me ’til tomorrow?
Shop trannie: No, we can’t put costumes on hold.
Queer: Well, I want to be, like, this Louis XIV go-go boy, and I already got the short shorts and everything, and this shirt would go perfect but I just can’t afford it ’til tomorrow. –Halloween Adventure, 4th Avenue Overheard by: sharyn jackson Girl: Do you have any more slut-nurses?
Counter guy: No, we’re all out of slut-nurses, but we have some slut-devils and some slut-flight attendents. –Ricky’s, 8th Avenue Overheard by: Josh Caldwell Guy: What’s she going as for Halloween?
Girl: A newsie.
Guy: Oh.
Girl: I knew she’d steal my idea, stupid ho-bag. –Elevator, Water Street Residence Overheard by: Dan & Travis Guy: I’ve always loved this mask, it’s so cool.
Girl: Yeah, I guess.
Guy: I mean, I guess I should, considering…
Girl: Right.
Guy: I mean, I was in the movie.
Girl: That was like a decade ago.
Guy: So?
Girl: Yeah, but you were a fucking extra. And you didn’t even have a single line. –Ricky’s, 22nd & 3rd Guy: What is this, All Harlots’ Eve? –3rd Avenue & 8th Street Overheard by: Adam Nathan

Get Ready to Be Afraid! (Happy Halloween)

Man on cell: I have two phobias. The post office and the library. And you want me to go to the post office for you? –University & 10th College girl #1: What do you think is the saddest emotion or feeling?
College girl #2: I’m not sure, maybe fear.
College girl #1: Yeah, that’s a good one. Ya know, if we lived in Ethiopia you would have said hunger. –71st between 2nd & 3rd Overheard by: Lizz Tooher Girl: Yeah, I always wear black…I’m, like, scared of colors. –Elevator, Parsons School of Design Guy: Yo, that Hamburgler’s a scary motherfucker, ’cause you never know what that nigga be sayin’. He be all “robble robble robble robble” and shit! –23rd & 6th Overheard by: Tacologic Woman: Holy crap, you scared the hell out of me. What are you supposed to be anyway, Hercules?
Man: I’m Thor. Mighty son of Odin. –N train

Hipster or Homeless?

Guy: Did you know that there are homeless people who live underground in the abandoned subway stations?
Girl: You mean like underground people? Wait, I’ve heard of them, they have a weird name!
Guy: Like “underground people”?
Girl: No, I saw it on Felicity. –14th & 6th Overheard by: peter Girl #1: Hey, I lived on the street with the street kids for like, six months. On the street. They were on drugs and stuff.
Girl #2: Why?
Girl #1: Because it was fun…It was really only on weekends, though. –St. Marks Guy: I’m sick of these homeless hipsters. It’s like, you’re fucking
hipsters! –St. Marks & 1st

A Lot Less Than Stupidity Should

Showering girl #1: So, I’m thinking of getting a tattoo.
Showering girl #2: Oh really? I have one on my ankle!
Showering girl #1: What’s it of?
Showering girl #2: Well, it’s not so much a tattoo as, I guess, a birthmark.
Showering girl #1: …Well, does that hurt? –NYU Palladium Gym, E. 14th Street