Chick on cell: Do you prefer the superhero theme to us in only aprons, holding penis cakes?
–Garden of Eden Supermarket, 107th & Broadway
Overheard by: Ladle
White guy to white girl: Wait, you’d be proud to be supermanned by me?
(at the superhero fashion exhibit, in front of Catwoman’s display)
Man to little kid: Oh, and look! She has a whip. I wonder what that’s for…
–Metropolitan Museum of Art
Overheard by: EK
Black guy on cell: Nigga, you can’t be James Bond and Batman, you pick which one you are.
–Smith & 9th St, Brooklyn
Overheard by: Ewan Walsh
Girl on cell: Am I gonna need to drug you, put you in a superhero costume, and snap photos?
–Halloween Adventure Store
Overheard by: McF
Batman to four-year-old who jumped out from behind a table: Evan, don’t sneak up on me. Superheroes are wound very tight.
–Birthday party, Museum of Natural History
Overheard by: PG