Man digging through trash can: Hey, this shirt isn’t bad. I could use it for my bird. –Spring St. Overheard by: Megan Buckley
Older woman: It seems like you’re really happy!
Younger man: Yes, I am. And it seems like Jonah is really happy, too.
Older woman: We think that happiness is over-rated. We are not happy. We are possessed. – Gallery opening on Rivington St.
Cop #1: That was a fun job. That was exciting.
Cop #2: Oh, come on.
Cop #1: When he said, “I’ll go in, you stay here”, I really thought we had a bomb there. –Bay Parkway Subway Station
Teenage girl #1: What are you talking about? I hate so many people!
Teenage girl #2: No you don’t!
Teenage girl #1: Yes I do!
Teenage girl #2: I always talk about how much I hate Tom and you–
Teenage girl #1: Oh, I don’t hate people I know. I only hate celebrities. –Williamsburg
Black man: “And he kept on beating up niggers until he was 37!” – On the Subway
Customer: Is that banner going to be permanent?
Cashier: For a little while. –Forbidden Planet
Hipster: “I just returned from the dark side” – Hipster getting off Bedford L into cell phone
12-year-old boy: I don’t know why people would pay $2 for a bottle of water. You know, EVIAN spelt backwards is N-A-I-V-E. – To his friend, in Prospect Park
Waitress: Hello. How can I help you?
Kid: I wanna buy some sushi.
Waitress: You want to buy some sushi? What kind of sushi would you like?
Kid: I don’t know. –Wasabi Sushi, Bensonhurst
20-something Intellectual: Facts are such a distraction from the essence of what’s really happening.
–Private Party, Brooklyn