Guy: It's like August: Osage County, but with zombies. –Manhattan Theatre Source Overheard by: Emily B. Girl: You know what they say: two in the bush, one in the wizard. –Dorm, Pratt Institute College student: Ghosts? They're like VT! –186th St & Amsterdam Black female suit on cell: Yeah, well you betta hope Tinkabell comes along… Or whoever the fuck it is who grants you ya damn wishes! –Penn Station Overheard by: emily d. Annoyed man on cell walking down stairs: No, mom, I don't know what werewolves eat! No, mom, I don't! Mom, I can't talk right now, I'm going into the subway! –Union Square Subway Entrance Overheard by: Masked Avenger
Bouncer: Weren’t you here on Saturday night?
Girl: No, I was a caterpillar on Saturday. –Steinway, 31st Ave, Astoria Overheard by: Lefty
Frazzled mother to young child: Hurry. Hurry. Look, the monster is going to get you if you don't walk faster! –Queens Mall Mother to small child: If you eat your two pieces of chicken, I'll give you a raisin. –College Point Shopping Center Overheard by: Yesenia Mom speaking to son: Sweetie, do I look like a eggbeater? –Waterside Plaza Woman on bus to child with large hearing aid: Sit down properly! Are you listening to me? –M23 Bus Overheard by: Rose Fox Mother to whiny toddler: I can't listen to you anymore! I fear for both of us. –15th St & University Place Overheard by: Sarah M.
Ghetto girl calling out pedestrians’ costumes: Rainbow Brite! Sonny and Cher! Pirates of the Caribbean! Bob Marley! Officer!
Ghetto girl: Oh, you really a cop. –Village Halloween Parade Overheard by: Dressed as a pedestrian
Girl #1: Isn’t that the Princess Bride?
Girl #2: No, that’s Frankenstein.
Girl #3: That’s not Frankenstein, that’s his wife.
Girl #1: Then who’s the Princess Bride?
Girl #2: Isn’t that the one with the skeletons? –Ray’s Pizza, St. Mark’s & 3rd Ave Overheard by: someone who knows there were no skeletons in that one
Weird guy: You’re talking about in a movie, right?
Homeless guy: No, I’m talking about real life. But just because there are real vampires, and just because it is my job to kill them… That doesn’t mean shit. –51st & Park Ave
Sassy eight-year-old to mother: You don't know Spanish except what you learned from Selena.
Chick on cell: Watching 27 Dresses in a cheetah robe…
–110th & Broadway
Overheard by: Virginia
Little boy, as his mother asks for directions: Great, we're lost in New York City. It's like Home Alone!
–Across from Spamalot Theatre
Fag to hag: Don't you remember that time on Titanic when Leonardo DiCaprio told you not to just talk about it, but do it? He was gonna teach you how to spit like a man and ride a horse like a man, and then the ship sank and he died. This is your moment. Spit, woman, spit!
–Natural History Museum
(at a screening of The Shining)
Woman: Haha! How can a ghost open a door? This movie sucks! –Empire-Fulton Ferry State Park Thug to another: And she said she wanna go to the movies. And I said I don't wanna go to the movies, I want some pussy! –57th & 9th Overheard by: JPM Panhandler on train: Please, I can't afford the rent at the YMCA because they just raised it. So if anyone has some money or some food or something to drink, it would really help me out. Jesus loves people who help poor people. Also, don't forget to see the new summer blockbuster Hellboy II. It's really great. –F Train Overheard by: JB
Teenage boy: I wanna see Zombieland soon. It's supposed to be really funny.
Hobo: You should just hang out here late at night! The place is full of zombies! –Times Square
Guy: What did you do all day?
Girl: Just drinking chicken blood and performing other secret rituals.
Guy: Nice. [They make out on street corner.] –Houston & Ave C
Girl #1: Wait, so vampires can get mortals pregnant?
Girl #2: Yep. Vampires can get mortals pregnant, but mortals can't get vampires pregnant, because vampires just can't get pregnant at all. –TKTS Booth, Times Square Overheard by: Clueless Bystander