Russian guy on cell: I went to see Saw III. Best movie ever — the girl in front of me fainted in the beginning of the movie! Five minutes into the movie she just fainted, and her boyfriend started calling for help. I called an ambulance, they took her away… That movie was awesome! –Brooklyn-bound Q train Overenthusiastic male student: Oh! I met Borat! He goes to NYU, right? –Hunter College Guy to everyone in theater: Shhh, I’m recording this! –Movie theater, Court St, Brooklyn Blonde: Yeah, so I watch Brokeback Mountain like it’s my Bible. I hang on every word, ’cause I really want to know how gay people talk. –Times Square Overheard by: Stina Guy on cell: 28 Days was just stupid. Zombies aren’t like that. Dawn of the Dead is the most realistic portrayal of zombies I’ve ever seen! –Grand Central Overheard by: Philip Niosi Chick to hipsters: I did my first autopsy to The Wizard of Oz. –The Village, near Mulberry Overheard by: DC Diva
Buddy #1: Did you see Forest Whitaker’s speech at the Golden Globes? He won Best Actor. I’m almost positive he was on crystal meth. He was, like, stuttering and his eyes were tearing up.
Buddy #2: Maybe he was emotional ’cause he won the award.
Buddy #1: [Long, reflective pause] Yeah… Maybe that, too. –40th & 5th Overheard by: Wubba
Grey-haired middle-aged man on cell: 40 grand for a suck. No… 40 grand, and I’ll suck your dick. –Fashion District Man on cell: What about the licking? Did you practice licking? I can’t teach you anything if you don’t practice. You have to practice the licking if you want to do it right. –78th St & 37th Ave Overheard by: Jillian Homeless woman: Everyone on this train eats pussy! Guys, girls, all ya’ll! –2 train Overheard by: Macaire Ghetto dude: Do you see that building? Do you see that building? That’s NYU. It took me 26 years to get my degree there. And what am I doing? Still sucking white dick. –Bleecker & Mercer Overheard by: Jay Guy on cell: Yeah, man, this chick just gave me a blowjob. She was like, ‘Are you on Restless?’ And I was like, ‘Yeah,’ and then she dropped to her knees! –2nd & 2nd Overheard by: wishing i did soaps Suit on cell: On one hand, you’re married, and I don’t need that kind of drama. On the other hand, you do owe me a blowjob. –Wall St, 2-3 stop atrium Overheard by: did he get a receipt?
Drama Major: If I have to hear one more thing about Ancient Greek or Roman Drama.
Drama Minor: Oh, I know.
Drama Major: I have Oedipus coming out of my ass! –Hunter College Overheard by: Douche
Woman: I’m such a better clown then they are, and I have the nose to prove it.
Man: They have to be more creative. It can’t just be "slip on a banana peel and drop your pants" every time. –23rd & 9th Overheard by: lori
Kid : What kind of things do you make?
Balloon-twisting clown: Animals, minerals, vegetables. That kind of thing. –Gramercy Street Fair, 3rd Ave
Teen girl: Hey, I’m a Scientologist.
Tom Cruise: Oh, really? What echelon are you in?
Teen girl: [awkwardly quiet] Uh… number three?
Tom Cruise: Exactly. —Mission: Impossible III gala premiere, TriBeCa Film Festival, BMCC Overheard by: mademoiselle schaeffer
Santa: Hey, can you reach into my backpack and hand my my wig and the Zoloft? –52nd & 5th Overheard by: gear baachz
Eliza Dushku: How much for these two?
Jewelry guy: $15.
Eliza Dushku: Can I get them for ten? –14th & 7th Overheard by: Lily
Guy #1: You look really familiar to me; what do you do?
Guy #2: I’m an actor, poet, musician…
Guy #1: No…Did you ever work at Bloomingdale’s?
Guy #2: …Yes. –Astoria