Archive for 2011

A Brush with Greatness

Teenage boy #1: So I heard you touched Squish's boob…
Teenage boy #2: Not on purpose.
Teenage boy #1: Whoa, there!
Teenage boy #2: I tripped over my foot and my hand just happened to be there. It was more like a boob to hand high five.
Teenage boy #1: Way to go, man!

–72nd St & 2nd Ave


Not a Road to Go Down With Your Daughters, Mom

Teenage girl #1, about two men arguing violently: Think we should call 911?
Teenage girl #2: Why would we need to call 911?
Teenage girl #1: I dunno, it looks like they're gonna get in to fisticuffs.
Teenage girl #2: Fisticuffs?
(they both laugh)
Teenage girl #2
: Fisticuffs! Getting all 1800s on us?

Mom: Fisticuffs! What a funny word! What does “fisticuffs” mean?

–Brooklyn


Does This Sound Like Your Mother? (It Sounds Like Ours)

Daughter: Everyone else is crossing the street. Why can't we?
Mother: See that car coming? It's not going to stop, and all these people are going to get run over and die.

–Broadway & 34th St

Overheard by: the kid that got run over


And the Turban Is Supposed to Be Ironic!

Large black man on Bluetooth to androgynous hipster reading book: Yo! Now don't you go readin' about Al Qaeda, man!
Androgynous hipster, removing big headphones: Hmm? Who, me?
Large black man on Bluetooth: Yeah, you. You fucking terrorist, readin' Al Qaeda.
Androgynous hipster, showing him the cover: What the fuck, dude, this book is about vegetarianism!
Large black man on Bluetooth: Psh. Saaaaaame shit. Same fuckin shit.

–43rd & 8th

Overheard by: Jae Y


Hot Shits Rarely Do

Suit #1: He's totally on another level, you know what I mean?
Suit #2: You mean he doesn't give a shit?
Suit #1: Yeah!

–Lexington & 45th St

Overheard by: Laurie