Archive for November, 2011

It's a Good Place to Be High

Guy walking on the high line: It's like… organized messiness…
Woman: Yes. That's why I like it.

–The High Line

“They” Must Be the Ministry Of Truth

Kid #1, about Oregon Trail game: Do you believe in dysentery?
Kid #2: Naw, I bet they made it up for the game, just like the wagons!

–Smith & Wyckoff, Brooklyn

I Would've Said Douchebaggy, but Whatever

Women #1: You know, they like (pause) ride their bikes on the sidewalk, and stuff like that.
Women #2: Oh! So you mean “free spirited.”

–W 26th St

Overheard by: Jirobot

…We Might Run Into My Conquests.

Overenthusiastic hipster teen: Look, mom! It's the Stonewall inn! Man, I heard about this place!
Clueless mom: Oh, great. I'm so hungry! You want to eat here?
Overenthusiastic hipster teen: Sure, but ma, it would be awkward for us to have dinner in a gay bar.

–Christopher Street, Greenwich Village

Overheard by: Delilah

…I Feel a Disturbance in the Force

Guy, in Star Wars' Emperor voice: Oh, I do believe the weapons on this battle station are fully operational.
Girl: That means you have an erection, doesn't it?

–Atlantic Center, Brooklyn

Overheard by: Jesus Jon