Com­e­dy hawk­er: Don’t be afraid, folks. I’m just a friend­ly black guy, and if you buy tick­ets from me, I promise not to talk shit about you when you leave!

–Out­side Mc­Don­ald’s, 42nd St

Over­heard by: Gene­va

Young en­tre­pre­neur: Cold beer here! Cold wa­ter here! We gots the loosies! We got cold loosies, we got things I can’t say out loud…

–Cony Is­land

AM New York guy: Free AM New York! Some things in New York are free, folks! When I first came here I got my butt kicked. That was free!

–34th & 7th

Metro pa­per guy: Free fans! Free Metro fans! Free fans!

–35th & 9th

Over­heard by: That’s all they’re good for

Girl hand­ing out posters: Free pa­per cuts! Free pa­per cuts! Any­one? Free pa­per cuts!

–Zune: Live at the BBQ con­cert

Over­heard by: passed on the poster

An­oth­er Metro pa­per guy: Metro! Free pa­per! Karl Rove leaves White House to form his own Nazi par­ty!

–33rd & Park

Over­heard by: beestiegirl

Com­e­dy fly­er guy: Live com­e­dy! Do not take this fly­er! Good job!

–Times Square

Over­heard by: Mis­sPinkKate