Girl #1 to girl #2: Would­n’t you just rather have a night where we just get re­al­ly high and scis­sor?

–Grand & Union, Brook­lyn

Guy on cell: So they’re smok­ing crack and fuck­ing on his moth­er’s bed!

–17th & 8th Ave

Over­heard by: Dave

Lit­tle kid: Look, I’m on crack!

–Ap­ple Store, Stat­en Is­land Mall

Over­heard by: Robert

Junkie to junkie com­pan­ion, stand­ing in front of Band-Aids: I need to test pos­i­tive for methadone and neg­a­tive for every­thing else…

–Wal­greens, Union Square

Hobo on train: Does any­one have any mon­ey for me? Any food? Any opi­um? Lots and lots of opi­um?

–Up­town 6 Train

Over­heard by: left my opi­um stash at home

20-some­thing blond girl on cell: You just have to con­vince them that you care more about col­lege than you do about drugs, and they’ll give you an­oth­er chance…that’s what I did!

–Chi­na­town Bus

Over­heard by: Gav­in­Joyce

Tourist: So I called her up and said, “Come down or you’re go­ing to miss break­fast, and I want to have break­fast with you.” And all she said was, “I re­al­ly like opi­um.” and I was like, “Oh, okay.”

–33rd & 7th

Over­heard by: EthanK