Archive for January, 2012

Before the Ice Age Thawed

Hipster chick #1: When did you guys meet?
Hipster chick #2: A long time, like? forever ago. I mean, we first met on MySpace.

–Henry & Montgomery

Overheard by: Mick Lexington


Sometimes a Katie, If We Get Sloppy.

Bouncer: What was your name again?
Girl #1: Caitlyn.
Bouncer: And your name?
Girl #2: Also caitlyn.
Bouncer: Really? And you're friends? No shit!
Girl at the door: No, it's cool. My name is Kate and I only run with other Kates.

–The Living Room, 154 Ludlow St

Overheard by: Another Kate at the bar


Here's Urban Dictionary to Explain…

Columbia dude #1: And so a “chav” is, like, they wear sweatpants and chains?
Columbia dude #2: I think it's like, the fat middle-aged woman with big hair, and a lower-class accent, who hits your car.
Ransom dude next to them: Excuse me, what the fuck is a “lower-class” accent?
Columbia dude #2: I just… I'm sorry, I didn't mean to offend anyone.
Random dude: “Lower-class”? So, what, you're a higher class?
Columbia dude #2: Well, no, I'm American…
Random dude: Oh, that's nice, you're American. So what the fuck is a lower-class accent?
Columbia dude #1: Look, maybe you just need to know English history.
Random dude: Oh, I do know. I do. Maybe you just need to shut up! Shut up!

–1 Train

Overheard by: judydarkness


Ooo, Total and Udder Domination?

Student #1: So dude, totally we should all become vegetarians. That will totally solve the world hunger problem.
Student #2: But then the cows will take over the world!

–Brooklyn College

Overheard by: Honors Don't Mean You're Smart


No, It's a Pill

Middle-aged woman #1, in complete monotone: I hate America. I wish I never moved here from Europe. I hate it here. Moving here has ruined my life. Doctors are giving me drugs I don't need. They are handing out little pink pain killers like their patients can't think for themselves. I hate America.
Middle-aged woman #2: (silence)
Middle-aged woman #1: Is that an iPhone?

–Starbucks, 91st & 3rd


The Spy Who Cleaned Up After Me

Female suit: It was based on…
Male suit: James Bond!?
Female suit: No. The Odd Couple.

–Financial District

Overheard by: Soo close