Archive for 2009

These Towers Change Height Depending on Arousal and Time of The Month

Pubescent teen #1: I thought the Twin Towers fell!
Pubescent teen #2: They did! Do you see them through the fence dummy?
Pubescent teen #1: From where I'm standing, they look like they're still standing, and quite firmly at that! (nudges friend) Look!
Well-endowed woman, catching them staring: Isn't there a story time or something at Barnes & Noble for you kiddies? Run along, I think they have Elmo this week!

–WTC Site

Like a Lifetime of Being Doubly Oppressed?

Gay black hipster to cop: Officer, of course he stole my five dollars! It was mine. It was right there.
Straight white hippie: I did not take anything of yours.
Gay black hipster to cop: Officer, who are you gonna believe, him or me? I mean, look at him–he's not even dressed well!
Straight white hippie: Dude, I hope something seriously bad happens to you.

–Union Square Subway Station

Someone Ought to Tell Them That There Is No “Joe”

Hungover girl #1: Oh my god, last night was so much fun! Joe kept making out with me and telling me how coked up he was.
Hungover girl #2: Oh my god, he kept making out with me too!
Hungover girl #1: Isn't he such a good kisser?

–FIT Elevator

Overheard by: MKG

Headline by: Seth

Runners-Up:
· “”Ohh- Is This YOUR Gum, Then?”” – ~m

· “And Now Our Babies Will Be Born on the Same Day!” – Katie Darling
· “Next Week, on The Bachelor…” – Catie
· “The Reason Pablo Escobar Was So Successful…” – Prashant
· “To Be Fair Though, They Share Underwear Too.” – Sam


Click here to see the new Headline Contest

Right, Right…I Meant the CN Tower

Woman #1: Paris was disappointing. I went there to see two things: the Eiffel tower and the Mona Lisa. I didn't get to go to the top of the Eiffel Tower, there were too many smelly tourists in the elevator. And the Mona Lisa was the size of a postcard.
Woman #2: Oh, you didn't go to the Leaning Tower of Pisa?
Woman #1: Ummm…that's in Italy.

–Starbucks, 66th & 3rd

Overheard by: Sofia Dante

How to Tell Whether Someone Just Learned What “Risqué” Means This Morning

Woman to friend, while browsing: I love the 80s, girl. Oh, look. It's Alf on DVD! Did you ever watch that show? It's so different to watch it as an adult. You realize how risqué it is. I mean, it's like watching Three's Company when you're an adult. I mean, it was such a risqué show for its time.

–Virgin Megastore, Union Square