Archive for the ‘Chat’ Category

Me: OMG! WTF? Him: Buh-Bye.

Chick: Do you know how I fi­nal­ly re­al­ized I was over him?
Friend: How?
Chick: In the past five years this was the first time I did­n’t print out our AIM con­ver­sa­tion.
Friend: Wow, that’s great.

–Barnes & No­ble

Over­heard by: Trace

Wednes­day One-Lin­ers Send Mixed Sig­nals

Man: But they’ll talk to us! That’s the prob­lem with call­ing peo­ple — they talk to you!

–Union Square Park

Chick: For one thing, this guy sounds to­tal­ly sick and per­vert­ed; and, for an­oth­er, what’s his num­ber?

–Par­ty, 140th & Broad­way

Over­heard by: Mr. P.

Girl on cell: He was like, ‘Thanks for do­ing that in a text,’ and I was like, ‘Thanks for say­ing that in an IM.’

–Park Ave & Union Square North

Col­le­giate on cell: Dude, why the hell are you call­ing me? I told you, just use My­Space.

–Park Ave South & 19th St

Queer look­ing at ring­ing cell: Shit! [An­swers phone in pleas­ant voice] Hi, An­drew!

–11th St & Uni­ver­si­ty

Over­heard by: Colleen

Heard in New York

Our beloved ed­i­tor will give a talk 8pm this Wednes­day, 12/8, about work­ing with Har­vey Pekar on Our Movie Year. It’s in the base­ment of Loli­ta, cor­ner of Broome and Allen on the LES. Our beloved pub­lish­er will be there as well; come by and say hi to the Over­heard staff!

The Sure Cure for Imag­i­nary Prob­lems

Hip­ster teenage girl: Yeah, trust me you’d know if you’d seen me dis­grun­tled.
Hip­ster teenage boy: I haven’t?
Hip­ster teenage girl: Nope. Well…talking on­line, maybe.
Hip­ster teenage boy: Oh, you’re al­ways dis­grun­tled on­line. You al­ways have some huge, mas­sive cri­sis.
Hip­ster teenage girl: Oh yeah, once I was re­al­ly pissed off at you. I scream a lot when I’m dis­grun­tled.
Hip­ster teenage boy: At me?
Hip­ster teenage girl: No, just in gen­er­al. At my room most­ly.
(long pause)
Hip­ster teenage girl: I’m bored. Let’s go to my house and do some lines!

–Park Slope