Archive for 2010

To Help Her Resist the Make-up Sex

20-something Puerto Rican on cell: We’re walking to the court right now. Yeah, he is an asshole, she’s gonna get an order of protection.
20-something black woman, yelling: Yeah, I am tired of his violent shit!
20-something Puerto Rican: Uh-huh, but we’re gonna get a patty first. She’s hungry.

–Jamaica Ave & 153rd St, Queens

Overheard by: walking to court

Dad’s Never Forgiven Ariel for Shooting Him Down

Father: And the ending of the story…
Little girl: I don’t like this story!
Father: Don’t you want to know how the story ends?
Little girl: No! I don’t like it!
Father: And the ending of the story is: the mermaid’s brain just kept exploding forever and ever and ever. The end.

–Indian Road Cafe, 218th St

Overheard by: Rose Fox

Hey, at Least I Know His Name

Flamboyantly gay guy: So, did you decide whom you like better?
Girl: No. They’re both so smart and funny and nice. I mean, you met Jim*, right? What did you think? He’s cool, right?
Flamboyantly gay guy: He’s definitely cool.
Girl, sighing: But so is Tom*! I don’t know. But I do have to choose ’cause Tom is putting pressure on me.
Flamboyantly gay guy: Just answer this one question and you’ll have the matter settled – whose dick is better?
Girl, shocked at first, but then earnestly: Oh, well… I’ve only seen Jim’s.
Flamboyantly gay guy: You slept with Jim already?! Slut!

–Starbucks, Columbus Circle

Wednesday One-Liners Don’t Give a Cluck

Extremely tall black woman watching video excerpt of porn star Marilyn Chambers “self pleasuring”: Huh, looks like she’s cleaning out a chicken.

–Museum of Sex, 5th Ave

Very round and fat short woman on cell: Next time ya come down to Astoria bring me some ribs! (girlishly) Bring me some chicken or some ribs. (pause) Wellll, bring some tomorra! (pause) I’ll be lickin’ my fingas at 4:30 in the mornin’!

–N Train

Overheard by: I want some ribs too

Suit on cell: So, the chicken comes out of its cage, and then it picks your fortune!

–Baxter St & Walker St

Overheard by: Kristin

High school girl: I’m sorry, but I was really high, and the chicken was just sitting there in the fridge. I mean, would you think someone’s a bad person who kills someone when they’re drunk? (pause) Let’s pretend I didn’t say that.

–86 St

Lady on cell: They eat the same thing all the time. Every single day it’s curried chicken, white rice, curried chicken, white rice. I just want a damn sushi burger!

–Downtown F Train

Gay guy dressed in black with painted red hair: So fuck it. I’m gonna make a fetish costume for a chicken!

–11st St & 3rd Ave

Smell My Wednesday One-Liners! Smell Them!

Guy to friend: Remember that chick I told you about who told me that I could smell her cum?

–City Hall New York Sports Club

Latina girl on cell: Didn’t Nick get you that phone? (pause) No, not really… (pause) Cause I’m spoiled. (pause) That’s not true, I spoil you, boy… I got you that perfume. It smells real nice, actually not that nice. It smells like granny… It smells like abuelita!

–Union Square

Teeny Asian lady on cell, screaming at the top of her lungs: Sniff it! Sniff it! Sniff it! Sniff it! Sniff it! Sniff it!

–23rd St

Overheard by: Ladle

20-something hipster girl to friend, after running to catch the subway: I think this is the r… It smells like the r.

–R Train

20-something girl to friend: You smell good, but I smell better.

–Bond St

Wednesday-One-Linertitutes

Blonde chick to friend: So I ran into that guy and confronted him. I was like, “why didn’t you say hi to me last Friday? I know you saw me, but you didn’t say anything. Listen, if you’re going to sleep with me Thursday night, you can’t just not say hi to me on Friday. I know it’s common for a lot of businessmen to sleep with prostitutes and then ignore them the next day when they see them on the street, but they pay them. If you’re going to ignore me, fine… but I expect a check in the mail.”

–Outside NYU Gramercy Green Residence Hall

Overheard by: Molalala

Girl to friend: Prostitutes don’t have negative connotations.

–Upper West Side

Overheard by: anonymous

Drunk 20-something male to two 20-something girls: Is it Jewish tradition to go to Amsterdam when you’re 14 to get laid by a black prostitute?

–14th St & 2nd ave

Grad student to girlfriend: You know, it’s funny. Before I met you, a skanky girl was just a skanky girl. Since we’ve been dating, when I see a skanky girl, I have to ask myself, “is she turning tricks?”

–Uris Hall, Columbia University

Overheard by: Wonders how they met

Man to friend, about a woman hailing cab: Wow, she looks really expensive.

–18th & 7th