Man: This guy who works at the library is thinking of spending $1600 and getting the Star Trek emblem tattooed on his chest. –Library Bar
Nerd #1: From the way you talk about LISP, I think you went to MIT. Did you?
Nerd #2: Yes, I did! – Union Square Park
Girl on cell: Hey! What’s new?…What?…I have no life. I don’t know what to tell you. –Union Square
Yuppie #1: I really want a drink
Drunk Homeless man (to Yuppie #2): What are you reading?
Yuppie #2: I’m reading a book on sobriety.
Drunk Homeless man (looking over her shoulder): Oh
Yuppie #2: Yes, it’s also about drug additions..valium, etc.
Drunk Homeless man: Really that’s interesting – Union Square Park
Columbia University student #1: The most marginalized group on campus are the college Republicans
Columbia University student #2: No, it’s the Christians – Private get-together of Columbia students, East Village
Former Columbia student: By and large, Barnard girls are Bi and Large. – East Village, private party full of recent Columbia alumni
PetCo Woman: Oops, sorry to bump into you. Watch out, I might be going into your pants!
PetCo Guy: I wasn’t complaining. As long as you tip me. –PetCo, Union Square
A protestor holds a banner reading “Stop the Police State” and is wearing a t-shirt that says the same. He turns to the policeman standing next to him. Protestor: Do you remember how civilians stopped tanks in Tiannamen Square in 1989? That would NEVER happen here–tanks don’t stop for people here. –Union Square
Black Guy: You’re gonna drink that? It’ll make you throw up. You’ve gotta be hard. You need your nigger-tongue if you wanna drink that shit. –Deli, 12th St. & 4th Ave.
Nut: Fucking homosexual! Watching another man do his business. You must be gay. –Union Square