Southern tourist: By the way, if you’re ever watching Law and Order, this is where everyone gets murdered and gets raped.
–Central Park South
Overheard by: Adam Schiff
Man lunching with buddy: No, I’m not a monk. That was just TV.
–18th & 5th
Crazy guy, through ventilator: Sonoco… Cablevision… Sonoco… Cablevision… Sonoco… Cablevision…
–West End Ave
Overheard by: Harriet Vane
Trader on cell: Well, she’s certainly not MTV yet — not VH1. She’s more like 60 Minutes.
–Trading floor, NY Stock Exchange
Overheard by: Trader Joey
Hot girl to boyfriend: See, I don’t think ass sex is necessarily something I want to do whilst watching X‑Files…
–Pietrasanta Restaurant, Hell’s Kitchen
Overheard by: Ta-da!
Enthusiastic hobo: What time is Desperate Housewives on?!
Man, after changing his shoes in a lively manner: What, you never saw Mr. Rogers?
–Jamaica-bound E train
Overheard by: He Was Quite Handsome.….