Archive for the ‘Wednesday One-Liners’ Category

You Can’t Judge a Wednesday by Its One-Liner

College student: This is the best Barnes & Noble I’ve ever seen!

–Borders, Time Warner Center

Student: So, the author of the Tao Te Ching, Lao-low… Fuck it, we’re calling him L‑train.

–Eugene Lang College

Overheard by: Harker

Large woman with friends: Oh, girl, I got to tell you about this book I’m reading. It’s off the hook! They’re sending in this undercover agent, and I think it’s his sister, but he’s all getting ready to have sex with her!

–White Castle, 36th & 8th

Overheard by: Duncan Pflaster

Woman on phone: I was in Union Square, so I stopped in Barnes & Noble. (pause) Nigga, I can read!

–Union Square

Little British boy: Oh my goodness, dad, look! They have books on dating. How to Date? is probably like, “Don’t take her to McDonald’s!”

–Barnes & Noble

Overheard by: Laura

Tattooed artsy guy, putting hand on artsy Asian girl’s shoulder: I read your book and really liked it… lotta pissing, huh?

–Mott & Prince

The Sum Of All Wednesday One-Liners

Woman on cell: And when my brother got near him, his poop came out. That’s how scared he was.

–107th & Broadway

Woman on cell: So yeah, they are really scary, like if you walk in the house they will bark really loud, and that’s totally worse than them biting you.

–Majestic Theater

Girl on cell: I went in for genetic counseling and I found out things that scared me.

–10th Ave & 39th St

Overheard by: Todd Fletcher

Girl on cell: No, you can’t go! I’m too stoned and too scared. Just stay on the phone with me, please.

–Supermarket, Astoria

Conductor: Never fear! The phantom of the train is here!

–7 Train

Overheard by: Alex

Wednesday One-Liners: So Lifelike!

Girl: If I made a sex doll that smelled like elk, he would totally do it!

–Queens

Middle-aged Latino: I’ve got barbie dolls!

–Brooklyn

Overheard by: Confabulation Nation

Newspaper vendor: Cause I have that multiple sneezing thing! I hate that crap! I’m like a bobble-head doll!

–96th St & Madison Ave

Overheard by: Galatea

Girl leaving nail salon: It looks like Malibu Barbie just threw up all over my feet.

–11th St & Broadway

Overheard by: Bill

Despondent little girl in coffee shop: Um, I don’t play with the doll house that much because you said we’re not supposed to play in the meditation room.

–Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn

Hemorrhoidal Wednesday One-Liners

Girl on cell: Honey, they zapped my asshole.

–Outside Tribeca Grand Hotel

Girl to friends: There’s this boy in my class, and his name is Ash-oh-lee, but it’s spelled A‑S-S-H-O-L‑E, with an accent on the E… His mama named him Asshole!

–Bus, between 77th & 76th

Overheard by: It’s a Jersey thing

Queer on cell: Tell him that if his asshole tingles, he’ll know I’m near.

–Franklin & Broadway

Hobo: It doesn’t take a genius to see it. He’s a flaming asshole who needs to be spanked.

–Times Square

Overheard by: i wish i was a tourist sometimes

Man to friend: He’s a fuckin’ asshole… Even in a wheelchair he’s a fuckin’ asshole!

–9th St & 2nd Ave

Chick: Oh, he’s much better than any other guy I’ve dated… He’s not an asshole, he’s not Type A… My only problem with him is that he’s not depressed enough.

–Amore’s Pizza, 14th St

Overheard by: dues

Damp, Delicious Wednesday One-Liners

Man on cell: Is your vagina swelled to the same degree as my penis is swelled?

–Union Square

Overheard by: SayWhhhaat

40-ish guy on cell: So, did she show you her vagina?

–43rd & 3rd

Black guy on cell: This is why I never beg for pussy!

–Spring St & 6th Ave

Overheard by: Emily B

Girl: My vagina is the Lincoln Tunnel.

–NJ Transit, Penn Station

Overheard by: Jason Kruta

13-year-old boy to teen girl: I mean, the pussy’s good, but it ain’t that good.

–Jamaica-bound E train

Overheard by: Rhonda hearts Queens

Chick on cell: I don’t know why I listened to you. It hurt. A lot. My vagina feels like it’s on fire. I’m never doing that again.

–92nd & 3rd

Wednesday One-Liners for Celebretards

Young black guy to another: You know, Obama is to politics what Richard Simmons is to exercise.

–PATH Train

Guy standing outside bar: And she was like, “What, like Gary Coleman?” and I’m like, “No, not like fucking Gary Coleman!”

–4th & 10th

Girl to boyfriend: Well, Tom Green only had one testicle. It’s totally fine.

–E 11th St

Overheard by: j

Suit on cell: And I was like, “Fuck you, Ryan Cabrera”!

–Bedford & 6th St

Black girl on cell: I told you, we’re like the Paris Hiltons of Liberia.

–Borders, Wall St

Overheard by: step

Guy (after taking picture with Jeremy Piven): Damn! I can’t put this on MySpace. I’m wearing the same shirt I wore when I met Chazz Palminteri!

–Outside Barrymore Theatre

Overheard by: Pasta…Salad

Wednesday One-Liners Are the Fourth Sacrament

Girl: I can’t complain because we’re not married — then I can complain all I want.

–Iron Sushi

14-year-old girl to mom: If you had married that other guy I would have been so much taller!

–70th & Lex

Overheard by: Evelyn

Hobo to bystander: You’re gonna marry a woman and not know she’s a government agent? How retarded can you get?!

–Queens-bound V train

Chick: What you’re saying is, he couldn’t afford the wastebasket so he got a wife?

–140th & Broadway

Overheard by: Ladle

20-ish chick on cell: I don’t care! He has chubby fingers… I’m still not going to marry him.

–97th & Broadway

Professor: Will you marry me?! Your father is dead!

–NYU

Wednesday, with a One-Liner Chaser

Female day-drinking tourist: Oh shit, I left my vodka in the church!

–Outside Trinity Church

Man on cell: If it’s possible to ferment it, we have fermented it.

–7th St b/w 2nd & 3rd Ave

Middle-aged man to younger man: You know how cats and dogs–they eat and then they go? In one end and out the other. I’m like that. My bladder has room for the equivalent of one good cocktail.

–10th Ave and W 50th St

Overheard by: Ah.…middle age

Commuter at 8 am: Beer. Beer.

–Grand Central

Overheard by: baconista

Old drunk walking into a liquor store, to clerk: Have you got my prescription?

–Broadway & 106th St

Overheard by: rickbruner

Wednesday One-Liners Know How to Read, but Not Why

Teen girl to mom: Here, this is what you need [points to Sex for Dummies book].

–Barnes & Noble, Union Square

Girl: I read all of the gossip magazines, but I should probably read the Wall Street Times.

–Chelsea Piers

Bimbette: Like, why would you stay home and read when there’s so much other stuffs to do?

–89th & 3rd

Overheard by: Ben A

Chick: Do you have Dante’s Inferno? I don’t know the author…

–Strand Bookstore

Dude on cell: Yeah, I’m just buying a book ’cause I got bored. Then I’m going back to finish my Bloody Mary.

–Burgen & Flatbush