Archive for the ‘KKK’ Category

So There’s No Rea­son to Con­tin­ue Hold­ing in This Fart

Old Asian la­dy to black man, in thick ac­cent: You stay back! (clutch­es her purse)
(white girl watch­ing shakes head, laughs in dis­be­lief)
Black man: Oh, like you know what’s up, white girl.
White girl: Oh, I’m Jew­ish. She prob­a­bly hates me, too. (pause, then sad­ly) Now the whole train prob­a­bly hates me.

–1 Train

Or… Uh­hh… to Make a So­cial Com­men­tary on the Op­pres­sion of African Amer­i­cans?

Old­er white woman: Can you tell me where you have the Ku Klux Klan Christ­mas cards?
Young His­pan­ic clerk: Ex­cuse me?
Old­er white woman: A friend of mine told me he saw KKK Christ­mas cards some­where, and I’m try­ing to find them. I know it does­n’t sound too nice, but I think he’s just go­ing to use them to make a black joke or some­thing.


Over­heard by: Black woman try­ing to main­tain her cool

Wednes­day One-Lin­ers: Now in Col­or!

Asian school­girl to friend: So he says “you’re a racist,” and I’m like, “I can’t be a racist, I’m a race!”

–Ridge­wood, Queens

Over­heard by: Squidoc­to

Fair-skinned Ital­ian Long Is­land woman: So they both took a pa­per bag test, and passed.

–Barnes & No­ble Cafe

Over­heard by: a.j.w.

Yup­pie In­di­an woman: In *my* cul­ture, I’m not black.

–Flat­bush Ave

Over­heard by: mo­jbe

Ridicu­lous­ly loud girl em­ploy­ee: Bob­by! What’s your eth­nic­i­ty?


Over­heard by: …not the on­ly shocked ob­serv­er

Eight-year old black kid to 20-some­thing babysit­ter, about younger broth­er: He likes black girls, but I like white girls!

–Out­side De­lancey Sta­tion

The Fi­nal So­lu­tion to Wednes­day One-Lin­ers

Col­lege girl to friend: So I was look­ing through all my pic­tures… You know, all my pic­tures of Nazis.

–Cen­tral Park

Over­heard by: rue­gah

NYU film stu­dent to an­oth­er, look­ing at pic­ture of French ac­tor Benoit Mag­imel: He’s hot in that Hitler Youth kind of way.

–NYU Tisch Build­ing

Guy to friend: Killing zom­bies is the new killing Nazis.

–1 Train

Over­heard by: Pre­ston

Ran­dom hip­ster: Some­times I think Hitler was right.

–Mu­sic Hall of Williams­burg

Bor­ders em­ploy­ee: I’m sor­ry, ma’am, we do have books about Hitler, but they’re all for chil­dren.