Archive for 2008

Psych! I Know You Used to Have a Career.

David Lee Roth: Hey, kid, you want a ticket to Van Halen?
20-something: Sure, sounds good.
David Lee Roth: Psych! Get the fuck out of here, kid.
Bouncer, to 20-something: You know that was David Lee Roth, right?
20-something, turning to David Lee Roth: Holy shit, you’re the guy from the Adam Sandler song!

–Outside Scores, 60th & 1st

Overheard by: Adam Nathan

I Also Need to Look into Becoming 2-Dimensional

Ghetto girl: You see Eva Longoria in this picture, and then you see her in this picture — she looks so different without her makeup!
Guy with wife: Yeah, airbrushing will do it every time.
Ghetto girl: Yeah, I need to get one of those airbrush machines.

–Lugo’s Mecca of Hair

I’ve Heard Her Stuff, She Needs All The Help She Can Get

Rocker girl: Why should I buy music on iTunes when everything I have on my iPod I’ve gotten for free on the Internet?
Rocker guy: The songs are only 99 cents, and you’d be helping out the musicians…
Rocker girl: But I am a musician – I’m helping myself out!

–Virgin Megastore

Overheard by: Gunnar

Just Suicide

Girl: It was the awkward moment of all awkward moments.
Guy friend, dreamily: I don’t believe in awkward moments.

–Stuyvesant High

Overheard by: Larry

And the Luckiest Girl I Know

Girl with big hair: It was absolutely crazy.
Friend: I bet it was.
Girl with big hair: It was so messed up. Seriously, it was totally banana-whacked.
Friend: She’s banana-whacked. She’s a banana-whacked slut.

–Central Park

Overheard by: Juliet