Middle-aged woman: I really never cared for skiing, but I was so alone in my marriage, I found it was a great way to meet men. –Burritoville, 77th & 2nd Meathead #1, to meathead #2: Hey! Want to go to a ballroom club? –47th & Madison Guy, to passersby: Game of chess? Play chess? Chess?…Also got chronic. –Washington Square Park Overheard by: Phil
Girl: I’m pouring my heart out to you and all you can talk about is China Club! –47th between Broadway & 8th Overheard by: PJ
Club dude: May I ask you why you’re licking your handstamp?
Drunk teen guy: I wasn’t. They stamped me twice, and I had something in my tongue. –The Knitting Factory, Leonard Street
Guy: We could go to Coyote Ugly.
Girl: Or Cheap Shots!
Girl: Boo-yah! I bet that’s the only place down here I could yell “boo-yah” and people would yell it with me. With sincerity. –1st Avenue & 9th Street
Girl #1: Damn you’re so unhip these days.
Girl #2: What, because I don’t want to bed with my supposedly straight female friend?
Girl #1: The club: Bed. You really need to get out more. –Madame X, Houston Street Overheard by: Leonora Seinfeld
Arts Club guy: Hello, young woman! How may I help you?
Shaved head woman: Uh…can we get some drinks?
Arts Club guy: This is a private club. We’re closed.
Shaved head woman: Well, I am a member.
Arts Club guy: If you were a member, you would know that we were closed. –National Arts Club, Gramercy Park South Overheard by: Olivia + Will Halman
Man: You know what I love? Farting in supermarkets. –Broadway & 87th Overheard by: alice townes Woman on cell: Went to the club last night, goin’ to the club tonight, tomorrow sit on my ass: D-V-D! –Eldridge & Stanton Queer on cell: I mean, he left bruises and scratches all over my ass! I could barely sit down on the subway this morning! I’m telling you, if something happens to me today, the ER people are gonna think I’ve been beaten. –23rd St between 6th and 7th
Unkempt facial hair guy: What kinds of clubs are you going to these days?
Bald guy with glasses: Oh, you know, ones where they wear body glitter and talk bullshit. –3rd Avenue & 9th Street Overheard by: Nico Westerdale
Indie guy: There are so many people here I know from MySpace, but none of them will look me in the face.
–Knitting Factory, Leonard Street
Guy: God, why is there always something with this place? Who are all of these lame yuppies here?
Girl: Who the fuck knows? But man, I swear, until White people learn how to dance, I am sooo boycotting shows at the Knitting Factory… –Knitting Factory, Leonard Street Overheard by: astralgirl01
Girl: There’s a deli now.
Guy: They moved to Delhi?
Girl: No, there’s an Israeli deli there now, which tells you something about the scene.
Guy: I thought they moved to Delhi “where the trance scene is happening”. –27th street office