Archive for February, 2012

New York Boasts a Vibrant Elmosexual Community

Construction worker #1: Hey yo, know where I'm going tomorrow?
Construction worker #2: Nope!
Construction worker #1, with pride: Sesame Street, live!
Construction worker #2: Yo, where at?

–46th St & 5th Ave

Overheard by: Juan Chung

Manhattan Courtship Rituals Truly Are a Rich Tapestry.

Crazy woman, laughing hysterically, to man with her, while pointing at hobo walking behind: Hey, he's a mangina!
Hobo, picking up pace, following her: You wanna see what a mangina looks like?! I'll show you what mangina looks like!

–Union Square

Something No One Will Ever Say About Natalie Merchant

Farmers market vendor: I just bought both of Christine McVie's solo albums, and they're like… pretty good.
Partner: Really.
Farmers market vendor: Yeah, I know!

–Union Square Farmers Market

Overheard by: Don Willmott

…”Bitch” It Is, Then.

Hipster baristo: What's your name? (takes out pen to write on cup)
Hipster customer: Mi-kay-ell-ay.
Hipster baristo: (stares)
Hipster customer: You're not going to try?
Hipster baristo: No.
Hipster customer: Michelle.
Hipster baristo: Oh.

–Coffee Shop, Metropolitan Avenue

Overheard by: Bruce Lee

Tonight's Movie: The Island Of Dr. Moron

Israeli tourist, in Hebrew: Where's the Israeli street in Brooklyn?
Boss: I'm sorry, I don't know Brooklyn, I know Manhattan.
Israeli tourist, to friend: Do you wanna try going to Manhattan?

–23rd & 6th