I Can Teach You, But I Have to Charge

Snappy white woman from Long Island to group of noisy black kids with a baby carriage: When are you guys getting off this bus? I need to know when. Just tell me what stop you’re getting off at so I can decide whether I need to catch another one. The baby’s mother has her breast out and is squeezing and batting it around, a look of glee on her face. The baby is fast asleep in the stroller. Mother: Look, milk comin’ out of it!!
Long Island woman: Seriously, when are you getting off? –M15 bus downtown Overheard by: hannah g

Unidentified, Flying Wednesday One-Liners

Wheelbo: All them stories they tell kids about the stork coming? Naw, man! Babies come here on a big spaceship! There’s a baby factory somewhere in the middle of Nevada!

–Subway platform, 53rd & 5th

Tourist: I saw a black man in a black suit, and I was looking for aliens because it was like Men in Black. It was scary. Black in black…

–Hoyt-Schermerhorn station

College girl: I got so worked up I almost threw up in the back seat… ‘Cause I thought there were aliens…

–66th & 3rd

Overheard by: Skyler Fox

Drunk guy: You think you’re an alien? You’re a human being, you fuck!

–Mercer St, between 8th & Waverly Pl

Wednesday One-Liners Shoot from the Hip

Hipster to friends: Are you kidding me?! I wouldn’t fuck her with Tim’s* dick and Steve* pushing!

–Capone’s, Wiliamsburg

Hipster boy to hipster girl after hardhat made degrading comment: Why are there never any gay men ogling guys? It’s not that I’m gay, but an ogle or two wouldn’t hurt.

–Soho

Hipster chick: Yeah, glitter is, like, the herpes of arts and crafts.

–Bleecker & Broadway

Overheard by: Ella

Hipster hoochie: … And then we found that guy who had a rock of crack, and we smoked it together!

–The Levy, Williamsburg

Overheard by: The Sock

Hipster selling doilies at stoop sale: I bought these when I was going through my doily phase.

–Williamsburg

Hipster dude: I never want to invite him, but he’d never actually show up, so it’s cool.

–St. Mark’s Pl