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Wednes­day One-Lin­ers for Ralph Nad­er… Not!

Soror­i­ty chick leav­ing a de­mo­c­ra­t­ic ral­ly where hillary clin­ton spoke: God, they all sound­ed so po­lit­i­cal!

–Wag­n­er Col­lege

5 year-old boy (to his moth­er): Is it true that oba­ma’s go­ing to raise tax­es?

–Union Square

Over­heard by: Jen

Woman on cell: I’m try­ing to find joe six­pack. (pause) no, I don’t know joe six­pack.

–98th & Broad­way

Sev­er­al mid­dle-aged, wealthy #40 some­thing up­per east side ladies at the din­ner ta­ble next to us at a french restau­rant, dis­cussing pol­i­tics. The last point on sarah palin: “her hair’s fine, her glass­es are fine, her clothes are ok but I’m sor­ry, she’s a fuck­ing los­er.”

–Jacques Brasserie — Up­per East Side

Over­heard by: Lind­sey Miller

Drunk girl: “if lil’ wayne was pres­i­dent, things would be run­ning much more smooth­ly.”

–E Hous­ton St & Lafayette St,

Over­heard by: Ted­dy

“my cousin said that oba­ma is the an­tichrist.”
“that’s mad rude, right?”


Over­heard by: Charley

Wednes­day One-Lin­ers Make Beau­ti­ful Mu­sic To­geth­er

20-some­thing girl: I feel sor­ta guilty for il­le­gal­ly down­load­ing “We Are the World.” What’s that Haiti num­ber? I should text them some mon­ey to clear my con­science.


Mid­dle aged guy to fe­male col­league: It’s re­al­ly good and all, but it’s on­ly af­ter lis­ten­ing to the lyrics that I got a lit­tle wor­ried. I mean all she kept say­ing was “I want your dis­ease, I want your dis­ease.” What is that?

–6 Train

Over­heard by: Kis­han

FedEx guy: I’m look­ing for Phil Har­mon­ic. He needs to sign for this.

–Av­ery Fish­er Hall, Lin­coln Cen­ter Plaza

Over­heard by: Rob

Loud An­geli­na Jolie wannabe watch­ing band: I love this band, their mu­sic is like mak­ing love… Am I right?

–Ter­mi­nal 5

Over­heard by: Dani Cakes

Guy with gui­tar to naive teens: Yeah, mu­sic is the on­ly way we can fight our op­pres­sive, to­tal­i­tar­i­an gov­ern­ment.

–City Col­lege

Over­heard by: Stephen