Archive for 2007

Some Things You Just Shouldn’t Joke About

Hipster chick: Hey, what do you do when Pikachu won’t get on a bus?
Thug: I dunno.
Hipster chick: You poke him on! Get it? Like Pokemon?
Thug: No, then he would thunderstrike you.
Hipster chick: [Silence.]Thug: He’s an electric type, you know?

–M14D bus, 1st Ave

Overheard by: melanie

Damn, Just “Danisha”

Teen tourist #1: Let’s go in this souvenir store — I want a name key chain.
Teen tourist #2: Daneesha, they don’t have your ghetto-ass name on a key chain!

–33rd & 5th

Overheard by: Janee Howard

Fidelity’s a Survival Strategy

Asian guy: Also, Freddie Mercury didn’t deserve to die.
Black guy: I’m okay with him dead. He was gay, he fucked around, he had AIDS — he deserved to die.
Asian guy: So, you are saying that people who sleep around too much deserve to die? I sleep around. Do I deserve to die?
Black guy: … Yes.

–E train

Overheard by: Ting

My Friendship Is Plumbing-Dependent

Chick #1: Before I forget, I need to ask you a question. If I had a penis and a vagina, would you still be my friend?
Chick #2: First of all, I would give you my Coach fanny pack so it would cover your ball sack, and then I probably wouldn’t ever talk to you again.

–31st & 7th

Overheard by: Amy Beckerman