Archive for the ‘Government’ Category

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

The Non-Stan­dard Us­age Of Wednes­day One-Lin­ers

Guy on cell: There’s a lot bru­acra­cy in pub­lic so­cial work…

–East­ern Park­way & New York Ave

Over­heard by: jeff

Woman on phone: Her moth­er is a bird. Her whole fam­i­ly is a flock of birds. I can­not even say how ghet­to she is. She said, “co­lu­mi­nate.” I said, what? You mean “a‑­coom-a-late?

–1 Train

Prep­py on cell: What’s your next class? Pro­fes­sion­al ri­ot­ing?


Girl: This class is skew­ered. There are on­ly three guys and like twen­ty girls. Damn!

–Brook­lyn Col­lege

Over­heard by: Phil

Guy to girl on train: She’s just like “huh, brutha.” It’s like, em­bed­ded in them. They were bread­ed that way.

–7 Train