Archive for July, 2006

What Do You Think This Is, Tow­er Records?

Cus­tomer: Do you have the doc­u­men­tary on Mar­lene Di­et­rich made by
her nephew, David Ri­va?
Sales girl: Who’s that again?
Cus­tomer: Mar­lene Di­et­rich.
Sales girl: [blank look]Customer: Come on, Di­et­rich!! You know, Gar­bo, Mon­roe, Di­et­rich…
the big ones.
Sales girl: Hey, I’m sor­ry. I don’t know every­body.

–Vir­gin Mega­s­tore, Times Square

Over­heard by: Gladys M
Head­line by: Steve

Run­ners-Up:
· “A Vir­gin em­ploy­ee apol­o­giz­ing… she must be new, she has­n’t grown a su­pe­ri­or­i­ty com­plex yet” — Matthew McGuirl
· “Have you ever read any­thing by Seuss?” — Steve Harhart
· “He nev­er could de­liv­er a pick-up line with­out get­ting an­gry” — AK
· “I Need a Gay Male Em­ploy­ee at the Front Desk Please, a Gay Male Em­ploy­ee” — Jen­nifer Ko­ret­sky
· “I think she was in some­thing with Tom Cruise…?” — Michelle
· “Plus he lost her at “doc­u­men­tary”” — Amy Stephen­son
· “Sales clerk caught un­aware of hip new trend called “His­to­ry”” — Andy
· “She wears a nametag to sat­is­fy her own cu­rios­i­ty” — Aman­da
· “They’re Dead to Me” — To­by
· “Wait… Your’e Telling Me Stuff Hap­pened Be­fore I Was Born?” — DanC

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