Archive for 2010

First You Invade, Then Partially Withdraw

Teen #1: Yo, she said she was gonna break up with me ‘cuz I didn’t sleep with her that night.
Teen #2: So, you broke up?
Teen #1: Nah. I’m going to her place after school tomorrow.
Teen #2: I can’t believe you didn’t hit that.
Teen #3: Yo, even Patton had to retreat before he took Berlin.
(silence)
Teen #1: Dude… What the fuck?

–Montague Street, Brooklyn

Wednesday Does One-Liners Like It’s His Job

Woman on cell: Ugh, no I can’t. I’ve been at work, I’m totally wasted.

–Outside Penn Station

Whiny American Apparel employee to new recruit: You’re not allowed to chew gum on the floor, you can’t wear UGGs to work… You have to be 100% American Apparel.

–Downtown F Train

Overheard by: Kaitlen

Subway musician to dude walking by with guitar on his back: Get a real job! (pause) I always wanted to say that to someone.

–S Train

Female suit to make suit: So, is your work still sticky like mine?

–Port Authority

Overheard by: quiet commuter

WedNRAsday One-Liners

Man in bar, with the air of explaining a very simple concept: We need to shoot every fucking robber in the head, right? Then there would be no robbers.

–Midtown

Mom to son picking leaves off a potted plant: You better stop doing that or else they’ll shoot you.

–Roosevelt Island Golf Center

Overheard by: erak

40-something female suit: I’m looking for a particular kind of venom for my blow-gun darts.

–The High Line

60-something woman to two admiring 30-something women: My body no longer produces estrogen and I carry a gun in my purse… Who’s going to mess with me?

–Prince & Sullivan

Night-Night, Wednesday-One-Liner Tight!

20-something girl: I mean, I can always sleep on top of him.

–Strawberry’s, Queens Centre Mall

Overheard by: i like that option…

Man to friend: I keep having dreams about being with other women, and I’ve never had them before. I think it must be the time of year or something.

–Hudson River Park

Girl on cell: Well, he slipped me Ecstasy while I was sleeping…

–23rd St & 8th Ave

Guy on cell: That’s awesome! (pause) That’s awesome! (pause) Dude, that’s like reverse Sleepaway Camp!

–27th & 2nd

Overheard by: liz

Nurse: I just want to stop having dreams of him saying “pap-smear pap-smear pap-smear…”

–Columbia University

Overheard by: p y l

Smug, Superior Wednesday One-Liners

NYU girl: I love authentic ethnic food, but not authentic ethnic service. Could you please Americanize your demeanor when you hand me a plate? I like service with a smile.

–Washington Square Park

Emo girl to friend, laughing hysterically, with a huge smile on his face: Stop! You’ve used up two of my three allotted daily smiles.

–R Train

College boy: We should put them on our penises. So it looks like a smiley face every time we pee.

–Williamsburg

Math teacher, seeing smiley face on board: Is that a penis?

–Hunter College High School