Archive for the ‘MoMA’ Category

When You Wednesday Upon a One-Liner, It Makes No Difference Who You Are

Guy walking by himself: I wish everybody who is not mentally ill would just drop dead!

–9th St, Park Slope

Overheard by: Rear Admiral Butts

Guy (admiringly, to attractive girl passing by): Damn, girl, I wish you were a guy!

–14th St & 1st Ave

Ditzy girl to another, about her boyfriend: He’s teaching himself philosophy right now. He bought a philosophy dictionary. He can do that, you know, because he’s so smart. I wish I could do that!

–Astoria

Overheard by: squarehand

Young guy to girl: Dude, I wish Dali was still around so he could do my album.

–Museum of Modern Art

Overheard by: Gino

Serious girl: I wish I had gotten the ovaries!

–Korean Baptist Church, Astoria

Overheard by: Evan

.…And Groom a Bit.

Middle-aged mid-western woman of a certain age #1, gesturing towards naked man and woman standing in doorway: Do they want us to walk through them?
Middle-aged mid-western woman of a certain age #2: Yes. Yes, I think that’s the point.
Middle-aged mid-western woman of a certain age #1: Well, okay. (pause) But first I’m gonna eat a mint.

–MoMA, Marina Abramovic Exhibit

Overheard by: aaron(b)

They Make Coffee-Flavored Condoms, Right?

Husband: I can’t fucking believe you fell asleep while I was making love to you.
Wife: Yeah, well maybe if your dick was bigger, I would be more inclined to stay up!
(pause)
Husband: Maybe we should get a divorce.
Wife: Why? So you can bore some hot 20-something into falling asleep on your dick?

–In line, MOMA

Headline by: Baby

Runners-Up:
· “Cathy Once Again Uses Her Overwhelming Logic to Get Out Of Divorce” — Erica
· “Isn’t That What Roofies Are For?” — KJM
· “Narcolepsy Destroys Families.” — KJM
· “She Called It His “Snooze Button”” — Taylor-Like-Woah
· “The One Conversation That Every Married Couple Has Had at Least Once” — I know I have
· “This Performance Art Piece Will Be Here All Week” — TV

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Wednesday One-Liners for Hezbollah

Officer to old lady: Hey, don’t leave you bag on the floor, there are terrorist everywhere.

–45th St & 3rd Ave

Overheard by: StriderNo9

Suit on cell: So you’re gonna vote for a Muslim and a terrorist?

–MoMA

Hipster to friend: Yeah, terrorists totally love Bush.

–46th and 9th

Overheard by: choosing not to capitalize the B

Tourist: Are you guys terrorists?

–Rally for Gaza, 42nd & 7th

Overheard by: ooga booga

Loud black queer teen: But his best joke was like “What do you call people who hate ketchup?” (no response) “Al-Qaeda!” (bursts out laughing) Get it? It’s funny because they don’t have ketchup in Iraq!

–1 Train

Overheard by: Ketchup lover