Archive for 2007

They Won’t Know Why It Mattered

Teen girl #1: I don’t think people understand the gravity of the situation. Nobody seems excited. We’re in an actual Springfield Kwik-E-Mart!
Teen girl #2: I know. When I tell my grandkids I went to a Kwik-E-Mart [trails off]…

–7‑Eleven/Kwik-E-Mart near Times Square

When New Yorkers Try to Do Jolly, It Just Comes Out Scary

Chick: Hey, you’re wearing red, white, and blue. So patriotic!
Dude: Heh, yeah. Go America.
Bushy black mustache guy, fully-clothed in denim: What’s wrong with America?! Ho, ho, ho! Ho, ho, ho! Merry everything! When it’s hot in the elevator and the doors open, Santa says, ‘Get out!’ Oh, this is Santa’s floor! Ho, ho, ho! Merry everything!

–Elevator, Fordham University

Overheard by: Kate