Archive for 2008

Pretty Much Their Business Model

Black chick #1: Where should we go?
Black chick #2: Oh, there’s a Victoria’s Secret over there.
Black chick #1: Oh, no, I don’t go to Victoria’s Secret. I don’t buy shit from Victoria’s Secret. Niggas buy shit for me from Victoria’s Secret.

–Manhattan Mall

Overheard by: britt/brat

Porn Stars, for Example

Little girl: Daddy, do people have white hair because they’re old?
Dad: Yes. And, in fact, some people like me have almost no hair at all.

–M86 bus, 86th & Lex

Overheard by: Jake

But Is That “Fair Use”?

Guy with electric bass: This one’s real hard. Real hard. I’m gonna give whoever gets this one three dollars! Three dollars! [Sings] I can see clearly now the rain is gone…
Mother of three: Jimmy Cliff! Jimmy Cliff!
Guy with electric bass: Did you say ‘Jimmy Cliff’?! [Mumbling upon seeing her litter] Man, I wish she didn’t have so many babies… [Shouting to her again] You — you thought I said ‘rain.’ I said ‘train’ — I can see clearly now the train is goneI wrote that, not Jimmy.

–2 train

Overheard by: jil