Archive for the ‘Anorexic’ Category

Cal­ista Flock­hart Must Feel So For­got­ten

Chick #1: Well, no, you look bet­ter now, but you were nev­er that skin­ny, I mean, I nev­er looked at you like “she needs a sand­wich”, like…
Chick #2: No, but I haven’t gained any weight, re­al­ly; my clothes still fit.
Chick #1: But you were nev­er grotesque, like what’s her name.
Chick #2: Nicole Ritchie.
Chick #1: Yeah.

–55th & 8th

Over­heard by: Dun­can Pflaster

Wednes­day Does­n’t Eat Enough to Keep a One-Lin­er Alive

Skin­ny pro­fes­sor: John* [a chub­by pro­fes­sor] and I start­ed Weight Watch­ers to­geth­er at the same time!

–Hos­tos Fac­ul­ty Din­ing Room

Over­heard by: glad she’s leav­ing

Skin­ny girl to clerk: Hi, do you have a soy-based, non-dairy sub­sti­tute for heavy cream?

–Whole Foods, Union Square

Over­heard by: of­fice pe­on loves Thanks­giv­ing food

Girl or­der­ing Cof­fee Coolat­ta with skim milk: I hope this tastes as good as it did when I was anorex­ic. Every­thing tast­ed good back then…

–Dunkin Donuts, Bay Ridge

Over­heard by: al­li­son

Jew­ish grand­moth­er­ly type: Women with anorex­ia seem to have such strange eat­ing habits.

–Up­per West Side

Anorex­ic-look­ing girl: I want a tic tac. I’m hun­gry.

–95th & 2nd

Once Again: Noth­ing Tastes as Good as Thin Feels

Well-dressed girl #1: You know what?
Well-dressed girl #2: What?
Well-dressed girl #1: Throw­ing up at work re­al­ly is­n’t as bad as it seems.

–Prince Street

Chick #1: …so, I got these lax­a­tives.
Chick #2: Did you take them?
Chick #3: No, but I nev­er eat. I have, like, one or­ange a day.

–Colum­bus Cir­cle

Girl: It might be time for anorex­ia.

–Co­lum­bia Uni­ver­si­ty gym

Over­heard by: djlindee

A woman can be heard vom­it­ing in the bath­room.

Maitre d’: Did she drink too much or is she just watch­ing her weight?

–Pastis, 9th Av­enue

Over­heard by: Ini­tials

Wednes­day One-lin­ers Watch What They Eat

Fortysome­thing dude: Don’t tell me I don’t know about me­tab­o­lism! I have known about me­tab­o­lism my en­tire life. Me­tab­o­lize your­self!

–The Gate, Park Slope

Over­heard by: Moochy and D‑Rock

Girl on cell: I don’t want to talk about your eat­ing dis­or­der every fuck­ing time we talk!

–Penn Sta­tion

Over­heard by: mon­do man

A Wednes­day for Break­fast, a One-Lin­er for Lunch, and a Sen­si­ble Din­ner

Dancer girl: I dun­no, I mean, like, I wish they made a size like, triple ze­ro, so I would have some­thing to look for­ward to, y’­know?

–Cen­tral Park

Man: Yeah, that’s how you gain weight: a backed-up colon. I cleaned mine out this week­end.

–B54 Bus

Over­heard by: Al­ma Mo­la­to

Old woman, very loud­ly, in the mid­dle of the movie: Boy, is she skin­ny!

–Movie the­ater, 86th Street b/w 2nd & 3rd

Over­heard by: The New York Crank

Girl on cell: If bitch can’t af­ford to buy her own gro­ceries, she can just get skin­ny!

–Green Vil­lage Used Cloth­ing, Bush­wick

Anorex­ic fash­ion­ista: Any self-re­spect­ing anorex­ic knows that!

–Lin­coln Cen­ter, 62nd & 9th

Man on cell: You went to a par­ty last night? Well, that means you have to do three hours to­mor­row. And I want you to drink lots of wa­ter, but none of that crys­tal light crap. That is sev­en calo­ries that you do not need.

–Block­buster, Broad­way