Archive for the ‘Jesus’ Category

They Called Him Steve Back Then

Hipster #1: What is ‘Jews for Jesus,’ anyway?
Hipster #2: Well, it’s Jews who believe in Jesus.
Hipster #1: The Old Testament Jesus or the New Testament Jesus?

–Broadway & West 4th St

Overheard by: geneva c.

Jesus Plays the Race Card

Black guy: Here, this is for you, man, ’cause you look like Jesus.
Homeless guy: I thought Jesus was black!
Black guy, coming back: For that, my man, you get a dollar.

–55th & Broadway

Overheard by: Tony Jones

Jesus: Not Just for Pale, Hairy People

Woman: Yo, I just saw somethin really racist.
Man: What?
Woman: There was a sign in the subway that said “Jesus for Jews, Jews for Jesus.”
Man: Oh, that’s a religous group. Haven’t you ever heard of Jews for Jesus?
Woman: That shit’s racist! Jesus for everybody. Jesus for people of all colors!

–Port Authority

Overheard by: Steph

Happy Birthday, Mithras!

Red State Girl: Is that a hammer in your bag?
Dealer: Yeah. It’s a metaphor. ‘Cause Jesus was a carpenter, see. And I walk with Jesus.
Red State Girl: Oh. –29th Street & 7th Ave. Overheard by: M. Martin