Guy looking at books, to no one in particular: I don’t want to hear or see anything about the devil, demons, voodoo or big hairy black guys. –Barnes & Noble Overheard by: 153 Guy hawking pamphlets: How to sucker punch the devil right in the ass! –W 12th & Brodway Overheard by: Why didn’t I get that pamphlet?! Coworker about colleague: Every time he comes by here the number 666 comes up. –1250 Broadway Punk kid, walking past a group of nuns: Hail Satan! –Waverly & Greene Professor: I don’t want to be saved, I want to go to hell. I’ll meet interesting people there! –Cooper Union, Astor Place Overheard by: Hopefully not me! Crazy older lady screaming on cell: You what? You are buying soda? You are going to go to fucking hell! Don’t you remember the promise you made to god? You’re probably standing in line with some goddamn candy too. You are going to hell! –W Train Overheard by: DR G LUV
Young black guy with flyers: Flyer?
Young Asian girl: No, thanks. (walks away)
Young black guy with flyers, yelling: Aw, c'mon! I like China people! –Times Square Overheard by: ellie
Dude on cell: If he wrote a fucking haiku I would shit myself! –50th b/w 8th & 9th Hip dude: I was like: "Your voice is drowning me in a wave of bullshit." –W 4th Customer to associate: Where can I pay for this shit? –Apple Store, 5th Ave Suit on cell: No, I have IBS. IBS! Ya know, Irritable Bowel Syndrome. I’ll shit when I gotta shit, and that’s the way this is gonna go! –Penn Station Overheard by: Quippy Pasqual am New York paper guy: Get your free am New York! They’re free because their employees get paid shit! –53rd & 7th Ave
Cheery religious pamphlet guy: Good morning, miss! Would you like to suffer for Christ?
Woman in a hurry: Um, no…
Cheery religious pamphlet guy: Okay, have nice day! –Steinway St station
HS boy to two friends: Dude, you’d be surprised how many vegetarians are into meaty chicks. –E train Man eating salad: Vegetarians should be evolutionarily punished. –Small diner, Chinatown Girl to friend: Hey, do you think that the reason he doesn’t like oral sex is because he’s vegan? [Friend is silent.] Yeah, I’m pretty sure that’s it. –112th, between Broadway & Amsterdam Overheard by: Gigi Cougar dining with pals: I’m an animal-lover, so I’m going to get the fish. –Rue 57, 57th & 6th Crazy woman: Vegetarians have better sex! –F/V train stop, Houston & 1st Ave Overheard by: So, no hot beef injection? Woman handing out leaflets for veganism: Come on, come on! Vegans have better sex! No, really — try me! –Columbus Circle Overheard by: What is she trying to sell here?
Guy with fliers: Psychic readings! Only 10 dollars! Psychic readings!
Realist: Yo man, if that bitch knows where the money at, why don’t she go get it herself?
Guy, dropping fliers: Word! I’m going to go ask that bitch now! –Union Square Headline by: Allison Runners-Up: · “He’s a regular Nostra-Dumbass” – Smellface · “I see dead presidents!” – The Amazing Gotcharocksoff · “Miss Cleo: Your First Card Is Sucker, The 3 Of Sheisters” – the ace of spades · “That Takes a Pair of Crystal Balls.” – DanK · “We ALL saw that coming” – JP · “While You’re There, Ask Her Where The Leprechaun At” – wookie
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Flyer guy to tourist: Take it, take it, it’s free! But my weed is not. I’ll be right here until five. –45th & Broadway Overheard by: Engi Yuppie guy: Hey, you wanna buy a bong and get pierced? –MacDougal & Bleecker Overheard by: Betty Noir Guy listening to iPod: Pussy, money, weed! Pussy, money, weed! Pussy, money, weed! –183rd & Audubon Ave Overheard by: BB Black guy to another: All those niggas do is smoke weed and call ACS on each other! –A train, Brooklyn Guy on cell: Dude every time she sees me she’s like, ‘O-M-G, you’re high.’ And I usually am, but like, I like to think I hide it well. But she always knows. And even so, I’m like, ‘Em, why do you have to comment on it every single time? At the dorms, at parties, even at Target one time!’ Hahaha… But anyway, we might come Thursday. I’ll see if my funds are in order to make the trip. What kind of shit would we have to wear? Beach stuff? Oooh, and I could rock my stunna shades. –6 train Guy outside MTV studios: Stay calm. Everything is going to be okay. There will be marijuana giveaways. –1515 Broadway Overheard by: Rebecca
Comedy pimp: You guys like comedy? Wanna see a comedy show?
College guy: Sorry, I don’t usually.
Comedy pimp: Talk to black people?
College guy: Have my sentences finished by black people? –Times Square Overheard by: Martin Van Nostrand
Promoter: Would you like a free L Magazine?
Woman: No, thanks.
Promoter: Bitch, it’s free.
Woman: Oh, free? Well, why didn’t you tell me? I’ll take two. –Port Authority Overheard by: Libby
Hustler for the homeless: Give 25 cents to end homelessness. Just 25 cents so America won’t be homeless. Excuse me, sir, do you want to help?
Suit: Nope. I don’t like America.
Hustler for the homeless: Well, have fun with your fucking Russian army, sir. –Port Authority Overheard by: Spoons