Archive for the ‘Music’ Category

Who Put the Bomp in the Wednes­day One-Lin­ers?

Blind pan­han­dler, singing: Amaz­ing grace, how sweet the sound that saved a wretch like me. I once was lost but now I’m found, was blind but now I see… If you want my body and you think I’m sexy, come on, hon­ey, let me know…

–N train

Over­heard by: Dan McIn­er­ney

His­pan­ic man singing loud­ly to tune of ‘Yel­low Sub­ma­rine’: We all live in your moth­er’s dun­ga­rees, your moth­er’s dun­ga­rees, your moth­er’s dun­ga­rees…

–35th St & 7th Ave

Over­heard by: CCF

Hobo singing to him­self: I want to eat pussy, I want to eat pussy.

–Hud­son & Christo­pher

Over­heard by: Some­one in a Tree

Street cor­ner freestyler: You can’t send me back like Elian, what the hel­lian?

–Wash­ing­ton Square

Four-year-old, singing: We in the bed like, ‘Oooh, oooh, oooh, like oooh, oooh, oooh!’

–1 train, 116th St stop

Con­duc­tor, rap­ping: If you hold the doors while the train’s in the sta­tion, we will be de­layed get­ting to our des­ti­na­tion, and you will find your­self in a sit­u­a­tion.

–A train

Over­heard by: La­dle

I Thought Your Pump-up Jam Was “If I Could Turn Back Time”?

[“Um­brel­la” by ri­han­na is be­ing loud­ly played.]Stoned gay guy: Oh my god, I love this song. This is to­tal­ly what you hear be­fore you start shoot­ing kids in the projects.
Gay guy: Uh, ex­cuse me?
Stoned gay guy: Yeah. You know, it’s like your pump-up jam.

–E 10th St & 2nd Ave

Over­heard by: Dy­ing of laugh­ter

Wednes­day One-Lin­ers Get Their Mouths Washed Out with Soap

Glee­ful lit­tle boy: We will, we will fuck you! We will, we will fuck you! [Bursts in­to gig­gles.]

–1 train

Over­heard by: caitlinj

Guy: I mean, I was­n’t ex­pect­ing be­ing fucked, ei­ther!

–55th & 8th

Over­heard by: Mari­ah

Guy on cell: You know what? Cleo fucked you, so fuck it — we’re fucked.

–For­est Hills

Tough guy with five-year-old: Hey, bud­dy! Don’t fuck­ing push me! I’ve got my fuckin’ kid here!

–1 train

Over­heard by: wba

His­pan­ic la­dy with stroller, on cell: Moth­a­fuckin’ [Span­ish]… Fuckin’ ass­hole [Span­ish]… Son of a [Span­ish]… Fuckin’ moth­a­fuckin’ [Span­ish]… Bun­ny rab­bit [Span­ish]… Fuck.

–7th Ave, Park Slope

Over­heard by: Mike N (does­n’t speak Span­ish)