Archive for the ‘TV’ Category

200 Wednesday One-Liners, and There's Nothing to Watch.

Professor: Do you guys watch American Idol? It's painful.

–Lehman College

Film student #1: It's kind of like Cloverfield meets The L Word.

–Waverly Place & Broadway

Valley girl wearing UGGs, pointing to Guggenheim: Oh! I think this is the building where Blair and Serena live!

–Outside of Guggenheim

Really effeminate 40-something man: I always pick up when he calls, and he was so mad I didn't this time… but I couldn't, because I was still in mourning over American Idol!

–114th & Broadway

Overheard by: Melissa

Queer to female friend: I was watchin' Oprah the other day. Oprah is legit! She had Christina Applegate on. You know, that girl from Married with Children and she was talkin' 'bout her breasts. She got breast cancer and they took both of them off! She had on of them lumpectomies.

–J Train

Guy: That's the new American dream–fuck up your life so much that you get your own tv show.

–Fundraising Walk, Battery Park

Overheard by: Harriet Vane

Parenting in New York; A Short Story

Dude: Her kids listen to nothin’ but classical music. Every time they turn on the radio: classical music, and they smart as hell. I said, “Don’t they watch no cartoons?!”. I turn on Cartoon Network, they got a woman wearing a bikini, turns into a superhero at night! That and Spongebob. And look at Beyonce! Everytime you see her, you see her skin! –1 train Overheard by: Josie

New York’s Only Republican

Woman: Did you just watch the Presidential debate?
Man: Yes, we did.
Woman: Are you Kerry supporters?
Man: No, of course not. Kerry is the worst presidential candidate in the last 50 years and he would be the worst president ever.
Woman: Oh, do you want to come to Good Morning America tomorrow and stand outside, waving Kerry signs?
Man: I was being entirely serious. I hate Kerry. The woman looks at him, unbelieving, and walks away in silence. –Outside the San Marcos bar, East Village

At Least the Turtlenecks Hide My Hickies

Nanny #1: So, he is four years old and totally into Scooby Doo — games, toys, DVDs, vitamins, pajamas… He has everything.
Nanny #2: That is so cute.
Nanny #1: Not really. He always wants to be Daphne. And the worst part is that I always have to be Velma.

–A train

Overheard by: Jim