Man handing out New York Post: New York Post! If you're illiterate, only 75 cents! If you only lookin at pictures, 50 cents! –6th Ave & W 8th St Overheard by: lady v Man selling cotton candy: Get your cotton candy here! Cotton candy! I got your all-natural blue fibers of sugar right here! Straight from the blue cotton fields of…Virginia! Cotton candy, here! –Shea Stadium Street perfume seller to browser: You like Vera Wang, princess? This is genuine Wang. –34th & 6th Overheard by: Weary Communter Street vendor: Hey, where are you ladies from? (two teenage girls walk by) Oh, that's cool, that's cool, I think I have a friend that lives there! –7th & 40th Overheard by: Tiffany AM New York guy: Sir, would you like a paper this morning? No? No? (shakes head and looks at the ground) I don't care. (pause) It's okay, I don't care. –145th & St. Nich Overheard by: sorry charlie Fake purse salesman: Gucci makes the coochie go woo woo! –Times Square
Guy #1, sitting on bench looking at own hand: This isn't LSD, these are…pieces of cardboard, that guy just ripped me off.
Guy #2, sitting next to him: Lemme eat one, we'll see. –Washignton Square Overheard by: guthrie
Guy: (pretends to throw up on himself)
Girl: (pretends to lick the vomit off his torso)
Guy: Oh man, that makes me really want some eggnog. (gets up and goes to get eggnog) –Bedford Ave Overheard by: Mariah
Passport office worker: Ma'am, you want to ask me a question, you're gonna need to step into the line at this window.
Woman: But I only…
Passport office worker: No buts. You get into this line or I don't talk to you. You don't step away from this window, I call security.
Woman: Fine! Call security!
Passport office worker (grabbing phone): Security, you gonna need to come up and take care of this lady–and oh, she's getting so nasty!
Passport office worker: So you gettin' ready to go out to lunch?
Woman: Yeah, you want me to pick you up something? –US Passport Office Overheard by: Chuckell
Hipster smoking clove: Hey, what kind of fur is that?
Uptown woman in fur: Um… Fake?
Hipster smoking clove: Cool. –Outside the Imperial Theatre, West 45th Street Overheard by: JasonBSchmidt
Nineteen-year-old guy: So do you want to try role playing tonight?
Nineteen-year-old girlfriend: What?!
Nineteen-year-old guy: You know, like let’s pretend we’re from Brooklyn. –120th & Broadway Overheard by: Heather V
Guy #1: Man, do you think *Jane is hot?
Guy #2: I mean she’s smart, but I wouldn’t say she’s hot. Why do you think she’s into you?
Guy #1: Well, I think that she thinks I’m arrogant, but I’m not. It just comes off that way because I’m really insecure, my confidence is all fake.
Guy #3: Hey, I think that girl is listening to us… And she’s laughing.
Guy #1: Anyway… Can we please talk about my insecurities for a while, we never talk about me. –Metro North Overheard by: texting her friend the whole convo
Columbia guy: So then Caroline* decided to take all of his valuables and hide them in the back room, to make it look like he’d been robbed. When he came home he, like, *freaked out* and called 911.
Columbia chick: That’s hilarious! –114th & Broadway Overheard by: Ein Ladle Headline by: Mikey G. Runners-Up:
· “And After He Killed Her, He Pretended to Do CPR!” – JesusFreak
· “And She Didn’t Check the Psycho Box on Match.com” – digruntled internet dater
· “He Didn’t Like His Anal Rape-Themed Surprise Birthday Party Either…” – Beartram
· “I Bet the “Just Kidding Your Place Wasn’t Robbed Sex” Was Awesome, Too.” – anonmouse
· “Turns Out There’s No Spot For “Masculinity” on Insurance Claim Forms” – Jamie
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Tourist on cell: So, what do you want me to bring you back from NYC? A fake Louis Vuitton bag? Or fake Chanel perfume? –57th & 7th Bimbette: I just don’t have the energy to have a fake conversation. –LIRR Overheard by: tired Large black man laughing to self: They thought I was a fake doughnut. –1 train Overheard by: Craig Offended girl: Look at this fake snow! It mocks us! Fuck you, fake snow! –Houston & Bowery Overheard by: In complete agreement