Archive for 2008

NewsFlash: New Yorker Has Principles. Film at 11.

Dreadlocked whitey on bike runs red light, almost getting struck by SUV.

Dreadlocked whitey: Hey! You almost hit me! Why don’t you watch where you’re going in that thing?!
Girl in SUV, out window: Jerkoff, you just went through a red light! I should have run you over on principle.

–34th & 3rd

Overheard by: Just trying to cross the street

Giraffe-Americans Often Encounter Discrimination at Work

Black woman #1: Who’s that big girl in your store?
Black woman #2: [Laughs.]
Black woman #1: She is really big! And she looks young, too.
Black woman #2: [Nods head.]
Black woman #1: How old is she?
Black woman #2: Twenty-two.
Black woman #1: Get the fuck outta here! She is too big. She needs a transplant or something.

–L train

Overheard by: John