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
Lady: Can you tell us how to get to Central Park?
Guy: It’s a pretty big park. Do you know where you want to go in Central Park?
Lady: We want to go where the perverts are. –GWB bus station Overheard by: dirtylesbian
Eight-year-old son: Dad, I can’t even tell the Ninja Turtles apart! They all look the same, they just have different bandages and stuff.
Dad: Well, do you know their names?
Son: Uhhh… There’s the blue one… Armadillo? –Washington Heights Overheard by: hero in a half shell
Young woman on elevator to friend: I have a date this Thursday with a guy I met on match.com, and I was so excited, but then I remembered Thursday is Grey's Anatomy! I mean, I'm DVRing it, but that's so not the same. –Wall St. Overheard by: krazyhippie Large 40-something woman: But I'm not gonna be on Maury sayin', "I'm 100% sure!" Because I'm not! –10th St & FDR 20-something woman on cell: It's white, sleeveless…well, you don't watch Gossip Girl but it's totally Blair-worthy. –W 19th & 5th Ave Appalled girl to friend: So, I guess he just couldn't hold it in and needed to share with everyone around him, so he just shouted out "Fuck! I miss Gossip Girl!" –Mercer & W 3rd Saucy Latina: Telemundo makes BET look like The History Channel. –171st St & Broadway Overheard by: The Low Hat Guy to friend: My girlfriend is cool if you and your boys are…she loves the BBC when she's high. –PATH Station Overheard by: smjcnj 30-something woman on cell: Remember season one of The Hills? What a simpler time. –Columbia University Overheard by: The Evil Triangle
Young lady: Stupid people have more fun! –Chrystie & Housten Overheard by: Probably True… Middle age woman to young woman pushing stroller: Well, this is a stupid place for a stroller! –Times Square Overheard by: Would the street be safer? Oversized hip-hop boyfriend to undersized girlfriend: I'm being stupid for your benefit. –Duane Reade Woman buying ibuprofen: It's not a virus. My mother's got a headache from everyone being stupid. –Inwood Overheard by: Rose Fox Girl smoking on the sidewalk to smoking friend: He's perfect. Except that he's kind of dumb. But he's perfect! –34th St & Madison Ave Overheard by: Katface
(a soprano is singing an opera aria in her apartment on the 4th floor)
Random man on street (screaming up to the window): Girl, you're not even gonna sing the high note?! Pussy!
Soprano (screaming out the window): Everyone's a fucking critic! –Inwood
Student #1: It’s crazy to think the pope was part of the Hitler youth.
Student #2: Not really — the Hitler youth was like the YMCA of Germany. –Van crossing GW Bridge
Creepster: We’ll stick some rutabagas up there and, when we’re done, you’ll be wider than the Lincoln Tunnel.
Chick: Yeah… Wait, what?
Creepster: I don’t know. –140th & Broadway Overheard by: Ein Ladle
Film crew: Hey little girl, can you hold on a second? We're shooting a movie.
Little girl: For real? Can I be in it?
Film crew: No, you're not in costume. You'd have to be a gangster from the '20s.
Little girl: I'm gangsta! Look! (shoots him with fake gun)
Film crew: See those actors? They're in the right costume.
Little girl: They look like poor people. Can I say hi to the poor people?
Film crew: Not right now, we're in the middle of shooting, so we have to be quiet.
Little girl, screaming at top of her lungs: You are sick! You're not gonna let a little girl say hi to poor people?
Film crew, under his breath: This kid's going to ruin my life. –Film Set, 160th St & St Nicholas Overheard by: Natalie
Employee: Would you like to try a new Portuguese wine?
Customer: I love South American wines! –Cabrini Wines, Hudson Heights