Archive for 2012

He's a Good Looking Guy, Too

Teenage daughter: Well, I guess New York's really the only place you'll ever see people that look this strange…
Father: Yeah. Oh, wow, that one over there looks like Lady Gaga!

–W 58th St


When Sufferers Meet Surfers

Young Jewish boy handing out flyers: Are you Jewish?
Couple walking by: No, we're Australian.

–7th Ave & 56th St

Overheard by: Lisa


Here's Marie Antoinette to Explain

Development guy: My god! The highest-priced tickets for the Jay-Z concert are going for $100,000!
Development girl #1: But it's a fundraiser. We charge that much for our fundraisers.
Development girl #2: But. But we have food! We give them cake!
Intern: $100,000 cake?

–Carnegie Hall

Overheard by: Katarina


Get Me a Piece Of Retail

Hobo to hot girl passing by: You are so fine!
Hot girl wearing Abercrombie t-shirt: Uummmmm, thanks.
Hobo: Abercrombie, huh? Where's that college at? That's where I need to be if girls look like you!

–116th St & Frederick Douglas

Overheard by: Brittany


…Make a Wish!

Boy cuddling with girl, pointing up at sky: Look, honey there's a star!
Girl: Oh, that big blinking one? It's so pretty!
Boy: No, honey. That's an airplane.

–Gravesend Bay, Brooklyn

Overheard by: esti


American History's Such a Rich Tapestry

Son on the way to school: Why do we celebrate Columbus day?
Father: We celebrate Columbus day because that's when Columbus discovered America… And the death of Native Americans.

–18th St & 1st Ave

Overheard by: Andrew


Totally Gay

Guy #1: Do you think Ian's gay?
Guy #2: Nah, he likes vag!
Guy #1: So he's a vagetarian?

–A Train