Urban Tarzan: I grew up in a house of monkeys. My mother was a monkey, my father was a monkey, my brother was a pig.

–Main St, Roosevelt Island

Overheard by: king volcano

Customer on cell: Well, the kids finally found Grandma’s python.

–Dollar Store, Fulton St

Overheard by: fiat lux

Genius: I really can’t stand cats. They’re just furry rats.

–Washington Square Park

Woman: I feel so guilty when the cat catches me masturbating.

–B&J Fabrics, 7th Ave

Overheard by: Shamrock

Young man on cell: Wait. Are you talking about what’s normal for penguins or what’s normal for four-year-olds?

–Elevator, Bellevue Hospital

Overheard by: patient

White teen: Turkeys are mad strong, you know that?

–Bleecker between Lafayette & Broadway

Overheard by: Jon A.

Middle-aged woman on cell: I have to get home to cook spaghetti for my cat.

–3rd Ave, between 53rd & 54th