Archive for the ‘Manhattan’ Category

Wednesday One-Liners Say the Neon Lights Are Bright

Guy: Now, you know I want Tarzan the Musical to be a giant flop, but…

–54th & Broadway

Ghetto teen, watching Sutton Foster sing “You’ve Got Possibilities” from It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s Superman!, the musical: Maybe these crackers be famous, but it’s Broadway. This shit sucks.

–Central Park

Overheard by: warren freeman

Tourist chick, on cell: On Wednesday, we’re going to see The DirectorsThe DirectorsThe Directors. C’mon, you know, The Directors! Oh, I mean The Producers!

–Sidestreet Saloon, Staten Island

Overheard by: Johnny Drongo

Two Kilos? She Wishes

Black guy: Two for Akeelah.
German girlfriend: What? What are you buying? Two kilos for what?
Black guy: No. Akeelah.
German girlfriend: I don’t understand. Two kilos of what? That makes no sense.
Black guy, rolling his eyes: No! Akeelah! Akeelah!. Akeelah! Two for Akeelah!
German girlfriend: I still don’t understand.
Black guy: Akeelah and the frickin’ Bee!!!
German girlfriend: OHHHHH!

–Union Square Stadium 14, Broadway & 13th