Archive for the ‘Long Island City’ Category

Wednes­day One-Lin­ers Thought Fe­lic­i­ty Huff­man De­served that Os­car

Skater kid: What’s the point of be­ing gay if you like girls who dress like boys?

–42nd St, be­tween 7th & 8th Ave

La­dy on phone: Yeah, she was work­ing at a fac­to­ry, but she was pass­ing as a man… Well, she did­n’t last a week at the fac­to­ry.

–Bus in Lin­coln Tun­nel

TA: We live in a two-gen­der sys­tem of so­ci­ety. There’s no green ‘It’s a her­maph­ro­dite!’ bal­loon to put out on your front lawn.

–NYU Sil­ver Cen­ter

Over­heard by: Limey

Chick: I mean, I feel frumpy here. For re­al. I’m sick of be­ing like, ‘That guy is skin­nier than me, has on nicer jeans, and has bet­ter make­up.’

–26th St

Over­heard by: agrees with that girl

Col­lege stu­dent on cell: Great, I’ll see you soon. Can I be dressed as a woman?

–114th & Broad­way

Mom to very young son: Some things are for boys, and some things are for girls. It was cute when you were lit­tle, but now it’s time to dif­fer­en­ti­ate.

–Tar­get, At­lantic Ave, Brook­lyn

Their In­ter­galac­tic En­force­ment Pro­gram Is Top-Notch

Col­lege ap­pli­cant: I want to learn how to shoot a gun.
Ad­mis­sions rep: Okay, well, we don’t do that here — it’s a Crim­i­nal Jus­tice col­lege de­gree.
Col­lege ap­pli­cant: But they told me I need to learn to shoot a gun.
Ad­mis­sions rep: Who’s they?
Col­lege ap­pli­cant: The aliens. You know, them.
Ad­mis­sions rep: I see. Well, maybe you should go to the CIA.

–30th Pl & Thom­son Ave, Long Is­land City