Woman upon seeing a Mariachi band walk by: Why do they have tambourines on their legs? – Manhattan
Woman (night of the New Hampshire primary): KERRY WON!!!!
Friend: What, American Idol? – Manhattan
Drunk: They’re, like, Mafia terrorists! …but they’re French. –Divine Bar West Overheard by: Megan Buckley
Yuppie #1: It’s just like in that movie, Good Will Hunting.
Yuppie #2: I never saw that.
Yuppie #1: What?! Dude, that movie’s like the voice of our generation!
Yuppie #2: Whatever. –Northeast entrance to Madison Square Park Contrubuted by: Scott Nybakken
Girl: I may be misinterpreting Rocky Horror Picture Show, but what gay man doesn’t love a movie about singing transvestites? These queens are so picky. –30th and 5th Overheard by: Megan Buckley
Yuppie: I was just teaching the scientific method to my students.
Nerd: Oh, so you teach them induction and deduction?
Yuppie: [long pause] The students aren’t that smart so I don’t teach them big words like those. – Party, Manhattan
Young Woman: Are you part Italian?
Older Woman: I’m Italian by injection! –Private party, NYC
New York’s Friendliest Hobo: Your hair looks nice. MISS! YOUR HAIR LOOKS GOOD! –Midtown Overheard by: Megan Buckley
Schoolgirl: I’m the only one at school that wears wild stockings. –M79 Bus Overheard by: Fred Weiner
Gay #1: How is being gay going for you?
Gay #2: I don’t really jibe with the culture.
Gay #1: Like what?
Gay #2: The music.
–7A Cafe, East Village