Archive for 2005

Once Again: Nothing Tastes as Good as Thin Feels

Well-dressed girl #1: You know what?
Well-dressed girl #2: What?
Well-dressed girl #1: Throwing up at work really isn’t as bad as it seems. –Prince Street Chick #1: …so, I got these laxatives.
Chick #2: Did you take them?
Chick #3: No, but I never eat. I have, like, one orange a day. –Columbus Circle Girl: It might be time for anorexia. –Columbia University gym Overheard by: djlindee A woman can be heard vomiting in the bathroom. Maitre d’: Did she drink too much or is she just watching her weight? –Pastis, 9th Avenue Overheard by: Initials

The Very Limited Minutes Plan

An old Russian man has put his bag on the seat next to him. An old lady asks him to move it. He refuses as there are other seats albeit not in the front. Things get escalated until the old lady says: You’re a son of a bitch. I’d like to see you hit me with that. I’ll call the cops right now. I’ve got my cell phone! –B1 bus (After this exchange our editor handed her his card and told her that she would be on this site. She was confused on so many levels that they kind of cancelled out and she nodded & smiled.)

They Missed a Few in NYC

Columbia guy #1: It’s a small world.
Columbia guy #2: Yeah, especially when they killed six million of us. –Miller Theatre, Columbia University Lady: …yeah, but when they’re all being led into gas chambers again, they’ll be crying in their beer. –Miller Park, The Bronx Overheard by: Roisin Ni She Book guy: I don’t see that big swastika.
Girl: No, I don’t either. And that big swastika was going to be my dad’s birthday present. –Barnes & Noble, Astor Place Overheard by: Jon Zebraskey

NYers: What Do You Think of Sin City?

Guy #1: It was artsy, girls don’t like that.
Guy #2: How is it artsy? He ripped off a guy’s nuts! –Loews 34th St. men’s room Overheard by: Dan Dickinson Dude: I thought it was great. Very visually arresting. I liked how they stayed true to the visual style of the comic book. Of course I say that having never read the comic book. –Regal Cinemas Union Square Overheard by: Greg Rutter