Teen boy on cell: What grade are you in?…Do you get high? I get high everyday, yo! It’s coo-ool! What you gotta do, is look at yourself in the mirror, and ask, “Am I cool? Do I got what it takes?” –Riverside Park pier Overheard by: Marlena G
Dude: … So she smoked some pot and said, ‘This isn’t working. I need to shoot some heroin.’
–26th St & 8th Ave
Professor: Every good professor smokes marijuana.
–John Jay College
Overheard by: soccerking3t
Fat guy: Hey, I just finished running the marathon — let’s call Jeff and go get high!
–12th St & 2nd Ave
Overheard by: off white
Young pothead: Hey, lady, could you spare some change to help support my marijuana habit?
–Borough Hall Park, Staten Island
Future teacher: I think we should let the kids smoke pot everyday after lunch… You know, just for kindergarten.
–Spruce St & Gold St
Overheard by: Kim
Chick on cell: For some reason that reminds me of The Bell Jar. But probably, I’m just still high.
–West 4th St & Greene
Tween #1: Dude, guess what I found in my brother’s drawer?
Tween #2: Pot?
Tween #1: No, it’s so much worse. Marijuana!
Comedy club promoter: Comedy club, comedy club. Laugh until you get violent diarrhea!
Overheard by: Patrick
Comedy promoter to girl walking by: Hey, you like comedy? (girl ignores him) Yeah, you the strong, silent type… I like that in a woman.
–48th & Broadway
Overheard by: MsPrint
Comedy show ticket salesman on sidewalk: Comedy show! Free vibrators! New batteries!
Guy promoting comedy club to couple holding hands: Hey, what are you two doing tonight? …besides each other?
Comedy promoter: Want to see a comedy show? We've got free marijuana downstairs.
–W 43rd St & 9th Ave
Overheard by: Daniel
Guy #1: I used to know the price of a bag of weed. Now I know the price of a pound of New Zealand apples.
Guy #2: Yeah, I know. I used to know the price of a lap dance from a good stripper. Now I know the price of an engagement ring.
Guy #1: What happened to you?
–33rd St & Broadway
Overheard by: Todd
Girl #1: So I like, panicked, and I ate it.
Girl #2: You ate the weed?
Overheard by: E
Sketchy black guy: Awww, now that’s a cute couple right there!
Sketchy black guy: Now all y’all need is some weed!
–Washington Square Park
White trash girl, looking out of bus window: Look at Ed*. He looks like a fucking lumberjack. He needs a shave.
White trash guy: That Ed* -he’s a fucking crackhead.
White trash girl: I thought he smoked pot?
White trash guy: Crack, pot -what’s the difference?
Hipster guy sitting behind them: Excuse me, I’m Ed*’s best friend. He’s definitely a pothead. He never does crack. But he does look like a lumberjack.
Black boy: This hobo offered me some weed today on the train.
Mother: Did you take it?
Black boy: Yeah. She kinda looked like grandma.
–Jamaica Center, Parsons Blvd & Archer Ave
Tutor: So did you understand the story you read for homework?
Girl student: The first time I read it, I didn't understand it. But the second time, I was mad fucking high, and I got it.
–Oriental Boulevard, Brooklyn