Archive for 2007

Like I Didn’t Know He Was in All Those Movies

Woman: Nobody famous ever comes in where I work.
Man: Well, we got a lot of famous people when I worked in LA.
Woman: Like who?
Man: Charlie Sheen would come into the store all the time.
Woman: Really?
Man: Yeah, but he’s a fucking freak.
Woman: Oh?
Man: Yeah, he’d hold something up and say, ‘Do you think this is good? Do you? Do you? Do you?’ like, all the time. He’s very fucked up.

–6 train

Too Soon?

NYU girl #1: I have so much work due in this next week that it’s not even funny. I kind of want to kill myself.
NYU girl #2, glancing around: Don’t say things like that. People actually take you seriously around here.

–Starbucks, Washington Sq Park

Overheard by: prospective nyu student … or not

So Obsessed with God and Sex, Unlike Americans

Chick #1: So, I talked to your boy this weekend.
Chick #2: Oh, yeah? And?
Chick #1: We talked for a while, and then he fed me this line about, ‘Us being together is what God would want us to do…’
Chick #2: Shit. For real?
Chick #1: Yeah. Damn Jamaicans.

–46th & Park

Overheard by: Rainy days and mondays…

Yoo-hoo Made My Brother Gay, Though

20-something girl #1: Why do they call it ‘Smart Water’?
20-something girl #2: Because it has electrolytes.
20-something girl #1: But does it make you smarter?
20-something girl #2: No! Does drinking Dr. Pepper make you a doctor? I don’t think so!

–6 train

Overheard by: Moses

So, a Big Stroke?

Guy #1: So, I don’t mean to be morbid, but of all the ways one can die, which would you prefer? I mean, if you had a choice, how would you prefer to die?
Guy #2, matter-of-factly: Masturbating… Yeah, I’d like to go out while masturbating.

–Karavas restaurant, Christopher & 7th