Little boy: Mom, can I download you? –Barnes & Noble, Astor Place
Guy, 40s: I don’t take medication. I don’t need it. I need drawing. I need peace and tranquility. I need coffee! –The Strand
Male employee: Thank you, and have a nice day!
Female employee: It’s night time, you say have a good night. See the dark outside? –McDonald’s, Saint Mark’s Place
Guy into cell: Uh huh, he knows it’s an 8-track, right? He knows how to work with one of those?…Now listen. I want to make this crystal clear. I want to make sure that he fully understands what I’m about to say. There is to be no sucking dick before studio time. Does he understand this? –8th St. & Greene Overheard by: PSL
Man #1: Aren’t you freezing?
Man #2: Not really. Ever since I got hit by lightning I don’t really feel the cold.
Man #1: Ah. OK, so anyway… –Lafayette St. & Astor Place
NYU Girl #1: I like that one!
NYU Girl #2: Are you kidding? It’s an abortion of a dress!
NYU Girl #1: I like it. I wish the government would pay for it too.
NYU Girl #2: No hope of that now. –Window shopping on 6th Ave. & 8th St. Overheard by: TankGirl
Guy #1: Did you know that I never liked broccoli until I went to jail?
Guy #2: Is it your favorite meal?
Guy #1: Of course! –Porto-bello, Thompson Street
Customer: I’m looking for a book. The computer said it was in stock when I was here before but it wasn’t on the shelf. Can you check to see if it’s saying that it’s still in stock?
Customer: It’s called Drag Diaries.
Clerk: Yeah, it’s saying that there’s one in stock but we sold a copy in May. That might be the one we’re showing as still in stock.
Clerk: It would be in gay studies. You can check again.
Customer: Then do you have anything on crystal healing? –The Strand
Perceptive woman: Anytime you overhear people, if you only hear a second of what they say, it’s always completely stupid.
Overheard by: Todd Seavey
Young Yuppie: You’re such a third-generation American Jew. – 6th Avenue, West Village