Archive for the ‘CBGB’ Category

The Black Flag is at Half-mast

Guy #1: You do such dumb shit.
Guy #2: I do not.
Guy #1: Well, what about that E‑trades tat­too on your leg?
Guy #2: I’m hard­core!

–1 train

Chick: Sell-out by day…
Suit: Shut up, okay? What­ev­er pays the bills.

–CBG­Bs, The Bow­ery

Over­heard by: Sarah Roy­al

Drunk guy on cell: Dude, that’s crap, you got­ta live hard­core!


Over­heard by: Kate Eliz­a­beth

Teen girl: Man this sucks. Where are all the punks?

–8th & Broad­way

Over­heard by: Mary

Chick: Dar­ryl does­n’t even know what hard­core is, first off. He was all, “What, is that like some kind of porn?”.

–2nd & A

Over­heard by: Ki­ra

Punk girl: Fight bu­reau­cra­cy!
Suit: You’re not the boss of me.

–Leonard be­tween Broad­way & Church

Over­heard by: Laki­ni Malich

Wednes­day One-Lin­ers Thought Fe­lic­i­ty Huff­man De­served that Os­car

Skater kid: What’s the point of be­ing gay if you like girls who dress like boys?

–42nd St, be­tween 7th & 8th Ave

La­dy on phone: Yeah, she was work­ing at a fac­to­ry, but she was pass­ing as a man… Well, she did­n’t last a week at the fac­to­ry.

–Bus in Lin­coln Tun­nel

TA: We live in a two-gen­der sys­tem of so­ci­ety. There’s no green ‘It’s a her­maph­ro­dite!’ bal­loon to put out on your front lawn.

–NYU Sil­ver Cen­ter

Over­heard by: Limey

Chick: I mean, I feel frumpy here. For re­al. I’m sick of be­ing like, ‘That guy is skin­nier than me, has on nicer jeans, and has bet­ter make­up.’

–26th St

Over­heard by: agrees with that girl

Col­lege stu­dent on cell: Great, I’ll see you soon. Can I be dressed as a woman?

–114th & Broad­way

Mom to very young son: Some things are for boys, and some things are for girls. It was cute when you were lit­tle, but now it’s time to dif­fer­en­ti­ate.

–Tar­get, At­lantic Ave, Brook­lyn