Chick: I wish it would snow so I could make a Kate Moss joke. –F train
NYU girl #1: Guess what? I’m going to Truman Capote’s house tomorrow!
NYU girl #2: Wow!
NYU girl #1: Yeah.
NYU girl #2: To meet him?
NYU girl #1: Oh, no. He’s, like, totally dead.
–Jane St, near W 4th St
Girl on cell: Yeah, so he was kicked out of college. It’s kind of a long story. He like, pulled a knife on George Lucas.
Curly-haired chick: If we go, like, cowboy/Indian, you’re supposed to be giving me smallpox blankets and liquor, and I’m supposed to hold a knife to your scalp. Hmmm.
Overheard by: Wild Dog Boy
Girl (yelling at other girl): Just because he cuts himself doesn’t mean he’s emo!
–Brooklyn Tech HS
16-year-old to another: If Dane Cook was here, he would stab you in the chest.
–The Beacon School
Gay man to female friend: I’m gonna cut out your G-spot with a butter knife and stick it to the wall.
Tall, muscular, handsome guy on cell: My night turned out pretty crazy… Why? Because this chick drew a knife on me in the restaurant before we even finished the appetizers… And I blame you for that.
–Grand Army Plaza
Overheard by: wishes she would have been there…
Student #1: Like, oh my god, I don’t know what the fuck to do with my life. Shit. I’m like, having a fucking crisis and tripping out. Like, fuck. I don’t know what the fuck is going on. I, like, don’t have any insight on my life right now.
Student #2: Oh my god! I forgot to tell you — Whoopi Goldberg came into the Apple Store where I work today, and I was trying not to trip out!
Student #1: Oh my god! I love her! I just found her show on the radio the other day!
–Starbucks, Columbus Circle
Overheard by: office peon
Girl #1: I didn't know Ella Fitzgerald was such a ghetto bitch!
Girl #2: Oh, she was.
Festering pedestrian: Well, he didn't mention my name at the Tonys, and for that I'll never forgive him.
–43rd St & 10th Ave
Overheard by: Ryan
Producer of an unsuccessful off-Broadway play: That's what this show makes me do. Everyday I get here and just squeeze my neck just like this, I just squeeze it. I don't do this anywhere else.
Overheard by: Kyle
Audience member to friend: Of course it sucks. It's Shakespeare.
–Macbeth Performance, Battery Park
Hipster guy: I think this play is by the same guy who wrote Ten Things I Hate about You
–NYCL Production of Shakespeare's Cymbeline, Central Park
Overheard by: digamma
Hipster girl: Last time I was in the third row, but I think I like these better. At least I won't get my head humped tonight.
–Hair Performance, Delacorte Theatre
Teenybopper at intermission: Joe Jonas would make such an incredible bodega guy!
–Richard Rodgers Theatre
Yuppie: Today was such an incredible day, I met Richard Branson, and…
Yuppie: Oh, Fabian, that’s why I love you so much.
–Broadway & 28th
Teenage tourist, pointing: Mom, look! It’s Daryl Hannah!
Mom: Honey, that’s not Daryl Hannah. That’s one of those transgender people. –Downtown 6 train, 77th St Overheard by: Anne
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Fat chick to cute friend's blind date: So, wait, is Jean Garafolo a man or a woman?
Overheard by: Becka Dash
20-something blonde girl: Is there an English word for "quesadilla"?
Checkout lady, pausing with a container of hummus after scanning it: Lots of people buy this stuff…what is it?
Overheard by: Myrtle & Carlton
Woman entering RadioShack: Excuse me, do you have radios?
–RadioShack, 72nd & Broadway
B9 bus driver to passengers: Make a left here?
Overheard by: VeganBeauty
Subway girl in Halloween costume: I was thinking about going as Rosie the Riveter, but, like, girly Rosie the Riveter. In shorts.
Trying-to-be-hip mom: What are vampires wearing this season?
Group of kids in costume, chanting: We want more candy! We want more candy! No more apples! No more apples!
–35th Ave & 29th St, Astoria
Overheard by: kathcom
Man dressed up as Michael Jackson on Halloween: I'm the King of pop, man! I'll touch your children! I'll hang your baby off a balcony!
–Downtown 6 Train
Late-night Halloween-reveler man with dirty cotton beard: I'm Santa. I'm drunk and I'm angry. Fuck balls. Reindeer balls.
–Downtown 6 train
Guy dressed as Billy Mays, in loud infomercial voice: Billy Mays here! Sick and tired of waiting for NJ Transit? Next time, drive! For the low, low price of $20 per toll! Just $4.69 per gallon!
Overheard by: J. Ra
Old man to another, about Halloween: I love young girls who dress up like pussies.
Overheard by: Edan