Archive for the ‘Clubs’ Category

You Aren’t Be­ing Served

Arts Club guy: Hel­lo, young woman! How may I help you?
Shaved head woman: Uh…can we get some drinks?
Arts Club guy: This is a pri­vate club. We’re closed.
Shaved head woman: Well, I am a mem­ber.
Arts Club guy: If you were a mem­ber, you would know that we were closed.

–Na­tion­al Arts Club, Gramer­cy Park South

Over­heard by: Olivia + Will Hal­man

Wednes­day One-Lin­ers Take Up Hob­bies

Mid­dle-aged woman: I re­al­ly nev­er cared for ski­ing, but I was so alone in my mar­riage, I found it was a great way to meet men.

–Bur­ri­toville, 77th & 2nd

Meat­head #1, to meat­head #2: Hey! Want to go to a ball­room club?

–47th & Madi­son

Guy, to passers­by: Game of chess? Play chess? Chess?…Also got chron­ic.

–Wash­ing­ton Square Park

Over­heard by: Phil

Teach­ing the In­die Kids to Over­hear Again

In­die guy: There are so many peo­ple here I know from My­Space, but none of them will look me in the face.

–Knit­ting Fac­to­ry, Leonard Street

Guy: God, why is there al­ways some­thing with this place? Who are all of these lame yup­pies here?
Girl: Who the fuck knows? But man, I swear, un­til White peo­ple learn how to dance, I am sooo boy­cotting shows at the Knit­ting Fac­to­ry…

–Knit­ting Fac­to­ry, Leonard Street

Over­heard by: astralgirl01

You Think They’re Your Friends? That’s So Cute.

Jog­ger girl #1: We should go out tonight to this cool new bar I heard of.
Jog­ger girl #2: Okay, where is it?
Jog­ger girl #1: Some­where in the Fla-teer-on Dis­trict.
Jog­ger girl #2: … You mean the Flat­iron Dis­trict?
Jog­ger girl #1: Oh my god, I’m such an id­iot. I’ve been telling all my friends at work about it — why haven’t they cor­rect­ed me?

–88th & York

Over­heard by: Mod­er­ate­ly amused

Wednes­day One-Lin­ers Are Ser­fect­ly Pober

Thugged-out camp coun­selor: Twen­ty dol­lars to get in?! This place bet­ter have an open bar ‘n’ some shit!

–Bronx Zoo

Over­heard by: EthanK

Dude: Yo, this con­ver­sa­tion is way too in­tel­lec­tu­al. Let’s go — I just wan­na get drunk and find some hos…

–56th & 8th

Over­heard by: JGT

30-ish dude on cell: Yeah, he was so drunk he tried to pay the tab with his health in­sur­ance card. Then he got mad when they would­n’t take it.

–43rd & 9th

Guy on phone: That bar sounds aw­ful. I’ll be right there!

–53rd & 3rd

She’s Ac­tu­al­ly a Shill for the Chee­tah Club

Chick: My hus­band and I like to go to tit­ty bars in the city. That’s why we get on so well — he likes girls and I like girls.… So, when you hang out with your bud­dies do you go to tit­ty bars?
Dude: Er, not re­al­ly — maybe once we went.

–Ra­dio City Fash­ion Rocks show

Over­heard by: Lis­ten­ing in the line