Guy: It seems like the first couple of seasons of the Sopranos were exciting, but the last few have been boring. –D Train
Nut: The original voice of Popeye was Allen Swift.
Patron: Allen Swift, huh?
Nut: You don’t believe me.
Patron: No, I’m just, um, impressed that you know so much about Popeye. –Museum of Television and Radio
Lady: Let me get a half pound of ham, sliced thin,
Deli guy: Is this thin enough?
Lady: Yeah, so long as I can watch TV through it. –Bensonhurst
Chick: Who’s he talking about?
Guy: Family Guy.
Chick: Oh, I hate that guy. –Bensonhurst
Who: Puerto Rican teenage girl
Where: East Village
What: “I can set whatever rings I want on this phone for whoever calls me. So all my business calls are Scooby-doo.”
A guy is being filmed for Fox 5 News Live. Guy: I wanna say hi to my mother-in-law and my girlfriend in the Bronx. –Midtown Overheard by: Danger
Chick: He’s like an ultraconservative and he was watching Bush’s speech and yelling and saying “You guys don’t know what’s going on!”. It was crazy. –Washington Square Park
Pragmatist: I figure if I don’t get a job in publishing, I’ll become a video vixen.
–Dunkin’ Donuts, Ditmars Blvd, Astoria
Overheard by: Christine
Skank: No way! I am not one of those girls. I am not a video girl…I am a dancer!
–34th & 8th
Overheard by: Skye
Ditz: Supposably [sic], she’s going to be dancing in some Beyonce video. She’s so stupid.
–54th St between 9th & 10th
Media scholar: Well it’s different when the girl getting fucked in the video is the same age as you. I mean, that’s great when you’re 15.
–20th & 8th
Teen boy #1: You should be a Pokemon for Halloween.
Teen boy #2: Like Jesus?
African American single mother: And what do they say on Maury?
Three-year old daughter: You are not the father.
Overheard by: Darby