Archive for the ‘On the Bus’ Category

“Why Is This Bite Different from All Other Bites?”

Lady #1: Did you hear about those priests molesting those children?
Lady #2: That’s old news.
Lady #1: Nah, one was just convicted. But did you hear about the rabbis and circumcisions?
Lady #2: What? No. What happened?
Lady #1: Well, a rabbi got in trouble for circumcising some kids… with his mouth!
Lady #2: Ew, disgusting! He deserves to get in trouble.

–14A crosstown bus

Overheard by: gcat

Thank God the Wednesday One-Liners’ Strike Is Over

Chick on cell: We can’t let Blair and Tootie control our lives!

–LIRR

Overheard by: Poogins

Homeless crazy black guy to three scared white girls in their twenties: Time is crazy. Oh man, what time is "Desperate Housewives" on?!

–10th Street & 3rd Ave

Large latino: Yo, it was so good last night, I mean I can’t believe you missed it. It was the best episode I’ve seen yet, seriously bro… Well the main thing that happened was Heidi tried to apologize to LC and she was all like: "I wanna forget you!" I was like: "Whaaaaaat? For real?" It was crazy, you gotta catch it!

–Times Square Office Building

Overheard by: SUSAN

Redhead: The "Brady Bunch" world is a world without urges.

–Veniero’s, 11th St between 1st & 2nd

Overheard by: Ursula & Winifred

Muscular guy: He comes up to me talking all this shit, saying that he’ll bring it. Bring what? He’s not gangsta like I am, he ain’t thug like me. Skinny motherfucka looks like a damn burnt-out Screech.

–On the Bus

Fulsome girl with bad dye job: I’m like: "I watch ‘Law and Order: SVU’, I’m not getting in your van."

–15th between 6th and 7th

Overheard by: Disunionsquare

Aries Spears, in line for an Ashlee Simpson autograph: I’m the black guy from MADtv! [Grabs a random girl’s camera and snaps a picture of them together and walks away.]

–Virgin Mobile Mega Store, Times Square

She’s on Coke, Duuuh!

Bus driver: That’s what crack will do to you.
Crazy lady: What? Crack? Did you say I’m on crack? Hell no. I have too much ass to be on crack. I have too much jewelry to be on crack. You see these? They’re real diamonds. You hear these? They’re keys jingling – keys to my house. Next time you see someone having a bad day, just say ‘I guess they’re having a bad day’ not ‘they’re on crack. Pray for me and I’ll pray for you!

–125th & Amsterdam

Overheard by: ColumbiaCat

About 999,999 in a Million New Yorkers, to Be Exact

Dad: The first president was George Washington, then John Adams, then Thomas Jefferson, then James Madison, then–
Little girl: –Who’s the last president?
Dad: The president now? George W. Bush.
Little girl: I thought he was dead.
Dad: No… Some people want him to be.

–B1 bus

Overheard by: Jennifer