Archive for 2011

Ladies, I'm Stephan and I'll Be Your Mugger Tonight

Tourist #1: I'm totally into having the real New York City experience.
Tourist #2: Have you ridden a cab yet? Oh my gawd…
Tourist #3: We should see a play. I hear Cats is the best…
Tourist #1: Or Rent! That's the other one they talk about.

–52nd & 8th


Etiquette Lessons?

Woman to friend: Where are all the Jews?
Conservative Jewish boy in front of her, turning around: Hi, is there anything you need?

–42nd & Park

Overheard by: Kaye


…And I'm the Smart One

Girl #1: I don't know why everyone always tells me I look like my sister.
Girl #2: You do!
Girl #1: I mean, I know we look the same but our personalities are completely different.

–LaGuardia Airport


Are All Men Brothers? Discuss.

Hyper redhead: I came here on a date with a guy and within the first ten minutes he was telling me about a dream where he was having anal sex with his brother.
Thoroughly friend-zoned dude: (brief, inaudible response)
Hyper redhead: I know. It's like, why would you bring that up?

–20th St & Park Ave


How Do You Like It?

Toddler girl, crying: Everything smells like poooooop!
Annoyed mom: That's the city!

–Fordham Road

Overheard by: Philosopher


Closely Followed by Extensions

Gay grad student: That girl used to be so skinny!
Straight male friend: I think that's my favorite sentence in the English language.

–116th & Amsterdam