Archive for the ‘Business and Commerce’ Category

They Resist Scratches As You’d Resist a 350-Pound Rapist on Meth, For Example

Customer: Look, see, there’s two scratches right there.
Optician: Those two? OK, now you’re being picky.
Customer: Picky?! I’m sorry that I set my expectations above your ability to provide me with scratch-resistant lenses without scratches in them. –Eyes on the Slope, Park Slope Overheard by: Hmm..maybe Lens Crafters

If You Love Wednesday So Much, Why Don’t You One-Liner It?

Woman talking to cute businessman: Oh I totally love, like, water and all that jazz! –Newark Flight DJ to crowd: If ya love ya mama put ya put ya mothafuckin hand up the skyyyyy! –Hammerstein Ballroom Crazy man in leather pants: Bitches, I seen it all! Bitches, hoes, I done it all… Y’all, who won the Yankees game last night? I said, who won the Yankees game last night?! Can I get a motherfucking answer? [Pause.] Fuck all y’all, fuck all y’all niggas, black, white, fuck all y’all white niggas [Pause.] Bitches, hoes, Cadillacs! I done it all! Fuck all y’all [Pause.] Peace, love, and respect baby for all. I love all y’all. –A Train Overheard by: Sam Girl on cell: …but I have to go now -I’m busy lovin’. I said I’m lovin’. I have to go! –Outside Butler Library, Columbia University Overheard by: Ladle 20-something woman: I need more people in my life who love my knees. –Downtown 1 Train Overheard by: McFreaky Boy: I’m going to have a business card made. Some finance company. Girls love that stuff. –6 Train Overheard by: oya

Wednesday One-Liners Call Themselves “Publicists”

Announcer dude: People, get the Audio Guide! If you don’t you’ll end up up there thinking, ‘I should have listened to that handsome, well-spoken man downstairs.’ You’ll be beating yourself for not buying the Audio Guide. And I don’t need that on my conscience. –Empire State Building Overheard by: George Carstocea Daily News hawker: Sign up here for your free subscription to the Daily News! [Muttering] We’ll screw you later. –Outside Shea Stadium Overheard by: Mrs. Met Guy selling comedy show tickets: Come on, have a ticket. If you don’t I’ll stalk you on your MySpace page! –Times Square Overheard by: Punkgrrl Top of the Rock promoter guy: Yeah, it’s supposed to be, like, the best view or whatever of, uh, I don’t know… [Calls to fellow promoter] Yo, man, you ever been up there? –Rockefeller Center Flyer dude: See the naked cowboy on stage! Sucking cock! –46th & Broadway Overheard by: Ashley Guy selling newspapers: New York Post here! Daily News here! [He’s ignored.] New York Post here! Daily News! [Still ignored.] George Bush wins the lottery! [Still ignored.] –33rd & 7th Comedy club promoter: People, you gotta come tonight, because if you don’t my boss is gonna kill me! I work for the mafia! –Times Square