Archive for 2012

Eww, Are You Talking About Intercourse?

Old man: Hey, man!
Older man: Hey there.
Old man: How you doing?
Older man: I’m good, man, I’m good.
Old man: Yeah?
Older man: Yeah, man… We’re getting old. What else can we do? Just keep on pushing.

–103rd St & Manhattan Avenue

Um, That Was a Subway Platform.

Father: Did you have fun?
Seven-year old boy: Yeah, the whole bottom floor was like candy heaven, I mean the sign said it was candy heaven but it was actual candy heaven!
Father: They had candy there?
Seven-year old boy: Duh, it’s a candy bar!

–86th & 2nd

He’s a Good Looking Guy, Too

Teenage daughter: Well, I guess New York’s really the only place you’ll ever see people that look this strange…
Father: Yeah. Oh, wow, that one over there looks like Lady Gaga!

–W 58th St

Get Me a Piece Of Retail

Hobo to hot girl passing by: You are so fine!
Hot girl wearing Abercrombie t‑shirt: Uummmmm, thanks.
Hobo: Abercrombie, huh? Where’s that college at? That’s where I need to be if girls look like you!

–116th St & Frederick Douglas

Overheard by: Brittany

…Make a Wish!

Boy cuddling with girl, pointing up at sky: Look, honey there’s a star!
Girl: Oh, that big blinking one? It’s so pretty!
Boy: No, honey. That’s an airplane.

–Gravesend Bay, Brooklyn

Overheard by: esti

American History’s Such a Rich Tapestry

Son on the way to school: Why do we celebrate Columbus day?
Father: We celebrate Columbus day because that’s when Columbus discovered America… And the death of Native Americans.

–18th St & 1st Ave

Overheard by: Andrew

The Coldest Cut Of All

Girl #1: What’s a delicatessen?
Girl #2: It’s a hipster name for deli.
Girl #1: Huh?
Girl #2: It’s what hipsters call a deli.

–Times Square

Overheard by: Waffles