Archive for 2010

Tonight’s Movie: How to Suc­ceed in Busi­ness With­out Re­al­ly Fuckin’ Tryin’

Thugged-out black mail­room-type guy: So, you know Liz on the 10th floor?
Thugged-out white mail­room-type guy: Yeah, what about her?
Thugged-out black mail­room-type guy: I was try­ing to tell her that she needs to stop fuckin with me.
Thugged-out white mail­room-type guy: Yeah, what’d she say?
Thugged-out black mail­room-type guy: Bitch hung up in my face.
Thugged-out white mail­room-type guy: Yeah?
Thugged-out black mail­room-type guy: Yeah. I called her back.
Thugged-out white mail­room-type guy: Yeah, what’d you say?
Thugged-out black mail­room-type guy: I said, “Yo, Liz! That was like maaaad un­pro­fes­sion­al and shit.”

–1 Train

Over­heard by: Mis­sUN­YC

Soon On­ly Mid­dle-Aged Gay Men Will Love La­dy Gaga

Old man to teenagers danc­ing in line ahead of him: What are you kids lis­ten­ing to? Looks like fun!
Teenage boy, ag­gres­sive­ly: We’re danc­ing to La­dy Gaga’s “Bad Ro­mance.” You don’t know her.
Old man: I love her! I’m see­ing her con­cert at Ra­dio City Mu­sic Hall!
(teenagers stare, speech­less)

–Met­ro­pol­i­tan Opera, Lin­coln Cen­ter

Over­heard by: James

Was­n’t This a Chris Rock Doc­u­men­tary?

Black woman #1: So, she’s got him at her place set­ting up her new fur­ni­ture while she’s out fuck­ing an­oth­er guy.
Black woman #2: Where does he think she’s at?
Black woman #1: Her hair done. She’s got him con­vinced that it takes eight hours to re­lax that short shit.
Black woman #2: Man, that’s why a white man should nev­er date a black woman. I’d nev­er get away with that shit with my man.

–Port Au­thor­i­ty Bus Ter­mi­nal

Over­heard by: Over­hear­er