Old man: It takes a student of human nature. You have to talk to people. You never know what it is you are talking to. You never know if that person just crawled out of a sewer. –Elevator, Hudson & Broome Overheard by: Rick Felice
“Actress” #1: I have tennis elbow.
“Actress” #2: You do?
“Actress” #1: …Well, I don’t know what tennis elbow is. –Elevator, 37th & 8th
Queer: Who’s up there?
Queer: Oh, well, I figured, obviously. I’d recognize her back anywhere. –Times Square Queer: Oh my God, are they Voguing? That is so 1990. –Times Square
Woman: I don’t know. I think I might wind up being single forever. I guess sometimes I think maybe I should have had children.
Chick: Well, you can have one of mine. If I have any, that is. –LIRR Overheard by: Kara
Hipster girl: I though she was like, moving to Africa or some shit to save the children or something.
Hipster boy: Well that didn’t happen. She moved to Williamsburg to save the trendy from hurting themselves with accessories. –Happy Valley, East 27th Street
Chick #1: You know if I was going to be homeless, I wouldn’t choose New York. I’d go someplace warm.
Chick #2: Yeah, I’d go to Florida.
Chick #1: Or New Orleans. Well, not now, but it would have been good.
Chick #2: At least Myrtle Beach.
Chick #1: Yeah. If I were homeless I wouldn’t stay here. I’d go to Aruba. –58th & Lexington Overheard by: Tricia Morall
Girl: Excuse me, is you popcorn kosher?
Counter guy: Um…I, ah, I dunno.
Girl: Do you even know what kosher means?
Counter guy: Hey, Geraldo. Is our popcorn kosher?
Geraldo: What the fuck’s kosher? –Loews 84th Street Theatre 6
Guy #1: And do you know what else he does?
Guy #2: What?
Guy #1: He puts perfume in his pubes.
Guy #2: Oh, you know, I read about that in an article. –Bleecker & Christopher Overheard by: Mya
Guy #1: Dude, where’s your woman tonight?
Chick: Yeah, where is she?
Guy #2: She’s back in Ohio breaking up with her boyfriend. –112th & Amsterdam
Guy #1: Before I forget, I got four Yankee tickets for us tomorrow night. I’m gonna bring my father.
Guy #2: Did you get these tickets from a scalper?
Guy #1: Yeah.
Guy #2: Well, the Yankees don’t play in December. Neither does any other team. Baseball season ended almost two months ago, dumbass. You got fuckin duped. How much did you pay for these?
Guy #1: Ah, shit. Like a hundred bucks.
Guy #2: Dumbass.
Guy #1: Then why did my father ask me to get tickets for tomorrow night’s game if they’re not even playing?
Guy #2: I don’t know. He’s probably a dumbass like you. You’re a whole family of dumbasses. –Starbucks, 42nd & Broadway