Hobo: July 31st! July 31st is the deadline, everyone! You must write your letters of apology to Bush or he’ll drop another bomb in the ocean and you can say “Good-bye” to Sri Lanka!

–17th & 8th

Overheard by: Edwin Lam

Crazy guy: Son of a bitch! Why is it so hard to find true love? Don’t look at me like that. You want quiet? Go to the library. You think I want your money? I don’t need your money! Look at all these dollar bills on my pants! If I want money, I just peel one off. 

–6 train

Crazy guy: Fuck you and your stupid leg. You fucking cunt! Cunt! Cunt!

–L train

Overheard by: Jonathan Farbowitz

Drunk old Black guy: …people, we got these rhythms… rhythms that just don’t connect. I got rhythms, and you girls have got rhythms, but can we dance together? No, no…we can’t. That’s what happened when the Black man came to America, babies. Black and white, we just can’t dance, babies. But you girls should dance with me. 

–13th & 6th

Crazy shirtless guy: Order in the court! Order in the court! Y’all is not guilty. Now get the hell outta here!

–Port Authority

Hobo: Does anybody on this bus have change for 36 nickels?

–M60 bus

Overheard by: Oz Skinner