Woman: So I asked for a slice with mushrooms, and the girl’s like ‘Well, can you wait?’, and I’m like ‘This is New York! No, I can’t wait!’ –Association of Graphic Communications, 7th Avenue
Bag Lady: It’s always the same! It’s always the same!
Woman: Would you like this [crust]?
Bag Lady: No, I want a whole pizza! –Joe’s Pizza, Carmine St. Overheard by: Rachel W
Man, from second floor window: Bye, babe, can't wait to see you again!
Woman, passing by: You wanna fuck me again, you better get me pizza next time!
–Bradhurst Ave & 150th St
Tourist son wearing Red Sox jersey: There doesn't seem to be many places to eat around here, I'm hungry.
Tourist mom, also wearing Red Sox jersey: I'm sure we'll find a pizza place somewhere, we'll just have to walk a bit.
–44th St & Lexington
Overheard by: only two delis and four starbucks down the street…
Girl #1: Ohmigod! I just saw a cockroach.
Girl #2: Ew! Goddammit, I don't want to have to leave, this pizza is really good!
Girl #1: The roach had wings, so that means it came in from outside and this place isn't necessarily roach-infested.
Girl #2: But it could be.
Girl #1: For the purposes of us enjoying this awesome pizza, it isn't.
Girl #2, as girl #1 continues eating her pizza: And that is what psychologists call “rationalization”.
–Pizza Place, 31st St
Overheard by: An A+ in psychology, an F in life
Lady to cashier: Can you front me a slice 'til I get my check?
Cashier: Sorry, no.
Lady: C'mon, man. I come here all the time.
Cashier: Yeah, so?
Lady: Man, you suck. You don't know what it's like. I have to buy Pampers and food and crack.
Overheard by: Rufio
Bimbette #1, walking by long line waiting outside Grimaldi's: Look at this, all these people in line for pizza.
Bimbette #2: Wow, what are they doing? Are they putting crack in it?
–Old Fulton St., Brooklyn
Overheard by: Ger-Man in New York
Bag lady: You got some change so I can get a slice?
Girl: I just bought this Stromboli and I won't eat it. You want it?
Bag lady: What is it?
Girl: It's kinda like pizza.
Bag lady, looking at Stromboli: Nah.
–81st St & Broadway
Overheard by: Lolita
Dad: So, what are you doing tomorrow night?
Son: Oh, you know, a usual Saturday night… Pizza, beer, and strippers.
Dad: Okay, can you just pick one of those, because all of those are unhealthy.
Overheard by: dc visitor
Gentleman, innocently conversing with woman: He's a tall guy, what did she expect?
Out-of-control hobo sitting next to couple: Fuck that! Tall people are pizzas. Tall people are pizzas!
Overheard by: Katie Arvidson