Archive for September, 2008

We Imagine a Young Katherine Hepburn in This Role

Hot chick: You are never gonna get a job talking like that.
Thug: Yeah, you know, I can turn dis shit off and talk all professional and shit if I have to. (in professional voice): I can speak in a manner which is becoming to a young professional and present myself as an upstanding member of society (now back to thug speak) nawmsayin’?
Hot chick (sarcastically, enunciating each word): Yes. I know what you are saying.

–6 Train

Overheard by: Joey Cards

Does She Still Live in a Van Down by the East River?

Blonde girl: I mean this in the nicest way possible, but she looks exactly like Chris Farley.
Brunette girl: Oh my gosh, you’re so right! I can’t believe I never noticed before!
Blonde girl: I know! But I totally mean it as a compliment.

–Nobu Restaurant, W 57th

Overheard by: sromeo