Archive for 2011

Tonight on Shameless

Physically fit 30-something Puerto Rican man: Hey, can you just give me a dollar?
Blind Dominican guy: I'm sorry man, if I had it I would give it to you.

–44th St & Lexington

Overheard by: negrapola


Oh, the Ladies Always Say That.

Central Park conservancy guy: I like your style, beautiful lady.
Beautiful lady: Thanks. I like your golf cart.

–Outside Delacorte Theater, Central Park

Overheard by: Alexandra


So to Speak

20-something to guy in bus line: Hey man, what are you doing in the city?
Guy in bus line: I was in the Bronx all day shooting a trailer for a porno.
20-something: Whoa! What was that like?
Guy in bus line: Well, I was standing at attention too early, and then this girl takes off her clothes, and I didn't even know her name, yo… it was crazy, yo.
20-something: Was it like you thought it would be?
Guy in bus line: What do you mean?
20-something: Well, in the movies it always looks so passionate…
Guy in bus line: Well, we were pretty nervous… and I didn't see the final cut.

–Port Authority

Overheard by: Irishital


Me?

Man: Asian chicks are all like, really tight or really loose y'know.
Girl: Wait, like…?

–Times Square

Overheard by: Wow….


Um, I Don't Think “David Hasselhoff” Counts.

Regis nerd: If you had to sacrifice me or him to the gods, who would you choose?
Friend, thinking hard: I think I'd sacrifice me.
(they start laughing and saying the names of gods)

–Central Park

Overheard by: Fresca P.


…Like That Counts?

Girl: Ohmigod, I love being popular!
Boy: You're not popular, you only have like nine friends.
Girl: I mean in real life, not on Facebook.
Boy: Oh.

–Bard High School, Queens

Overheard by: Sunny


Plus It's Totally Racist That They Mark Stuff Wrong in Red.

Tall boy: So, I had some really stupid question in school, and it was like, 'how did the Indians feel about the British?'
Emo girl: You're not a fricken mind reader! How are you supposed to know?
Tall boy: Yeah, right? They could be feeling hungry or tired or thinking that the British wear lame outfits…
Emo girl: Just write that. They can't mark it wrong, because I'm pretty sure they don't read minds either.

–Times Square


Amy Winehouse's Suitors Soon Learn to Accept Her Foibles

Bouncer: She says she likes to break into places when she's drunk, not to steal anything but to explore.
Dude in line: I guess she's got a reason at least.
Bouncer: I guess.
Dude in line: I didn't say it was a good reason.

–Brooklyn

Overheard by: billy reamus


Who Won? Discuss.

Eight-year-old Hispanic boy #1: You look like Jennifer Lopez!
Eight-year-old Hispanic boy #2: You look like George Lopez!

–Q Train

Overheard by: Jon A.