Archive for 2005

It’s On­ly a Threat If It’s Not Act­ed Up­on

Man: So these teenagers threat­ened to kill you?
Woman: Yeah…
Man: Why did­n’t you call the po­lice?
Woman: I was on the sub­way, how am I sup­pose to call the po­lice?
Man: I can’t be­lieve you told me this. Now what am I sup­pose to do with this piece of in­for­ma­tion?

–M72 bus

Non-bitch: There’s a man over there in a green jack­et who called me a bitch and threat­ened to kill me be­cause I would­n’t give him the time.

–59th & Lex­ing­ton

Go­ing to the Talkies (A NYC Short Sto­ry)

Old la­dy: What’s go­ing on here?
Woman on line: They’re pre­mier­ing a new film by Todd Solondz
Old la­dy: Yeah, but what’s it about?
Woman on line: It’s a pret­ty dark, sadis­tic movie.
Old la­dy: What’s it about? Did you not un­der­stand me the first time?
Woman on line: I haven’t seen it yet so I don’t know!
Old la­dy: Je­sus. Stand­ing on line for god knows how long and you don’t know a damn thing about what you’re there for!

–out­side Chelsea Cin­e­mas, W. 23rd Street

Over­heard by: Ab­bie Mul­laney