Archive for 2008

The Invisible Hand Behind Subway “Accidents”

Wall Street guy #1: So I was watching A Shot at Love with Tila Tequila and my son asked: “Dad, what’s a lesbian?” I mean, I wish I could tell him about it when he’s ready.
Wall Street guy #2: Yeah, so anyway. They have these only boys and only girls birthday parties for the little kids down at Fire Island…
Wall Street guy #1: So you think the parties turn them into lesbians?
Wall Street guy #2: No, I’m just trying to segue into talking about something other than… (looks around train suspiciously) lesbians.

–Downtown 6 Train

Your Neck Gets Stiff Keeping Your Nose in the Air

Lady: Yeah, I mean I’m looking for something that is a fit for me. Ya know, you’re either an East Side girl or a West Side girl… there’s really no in-between.
Real estate agent: Right, right, I understand. That’s why I’m here.
Lady: Because you know, I don’t want to be surrounded by frat bros and their yoga moms.
Real estate: Understandable, I wouldn’t subject anyone to that.

–Starbucks, 57th & Lexington

Overheard by: trying to get caffeine fix

Damn the Fire Swamp and Its Quicksand!

Animated queer: I knew Rachel was going to fall into the trap! I just knew it. I said to myself: “She’s going to fall into the trap!” and then she showed up, and I told her, “Rachel. Girl, don’t fall into the trap!” and what did she do?
Female companion: She fell into the trap!

–Church St & Vesey

Overheard by: Manhattman