Hobo: Pretty soon this gon’ be a paper-less world. I’ll help you… Gimme all your paper money. I bring you to the future.

–Outside CVS, Lex

Teen girl: Of course there were credit cards in the ’50s. How else would they have gotten their money from the ATMs?


Overheard by: Hans

Hipster boy to hipster girl: Yeah, remember that time we stuck to our principles? We got screwed out of a shitload of cash!


Overheard by: Steph

Articulate crazy man: Make money the old-fashioned way: put mercenaries on your payroll!

–6 train

Overheard by: Interested. Very interested.

Conductor: To the person who lost a roll of cash held together with a rubber band, come see me. I found the rubber band.

–A train, 59th St

Overheard by: John

Fat old guy to pal: You’re either going to hurt yourself, hurt someone else, or lose all of us millions of dollars.

–8th & 7th, Park Slope

Overheard by: Julian Bennett Holmes

Thug handing 20-dollar bill to clerk: Be careful! Let it dry — I just made that.

–Deli, 137th & Broadway