Archive for 2008

Look, Can We Just Fuck So I Can Stop Pretending to Care?

Girl #1, about her new website: So, our e-newsletter will be sent out weekly with pictures accompanying every article….
Girl #2, trying really hard to be interested: That’s a very… interesting way to keep things… interesting, and get people… interested… in what you’re selling. That’s great!

–Greyhound bus, Port Authority

Overheard by: Sim

It’s Good to See People Embracing Religion for Materialistic Reasons

Jewish guy #1: We should become born-again Christians so people have to get us presents and we can have parties on our born-again birthdays.
Jewish guy #2: That is the worst reason for converting I have ever heard… Wait, no — actually, if we do it, can we have born-again bar mitzvahs?

–South St Seaport

Do Not Insert Any Part of the Chair into Any Part of You

Professor #1, reading from card: There is a chair available for your monologues. Do not stand on the chair. Do not throw the chair.
Applicants and parents: [Laugh.]
Professor #1: Do not disrobe.
Applicants and parents: [Laugh harder.]
Professor #2: You laugh, but they’re on that card for a reason.

–NYU

Overheard by: ZB