Archive for 2014

…You Wacky Negro.

Kid, looking into a trick mirror: Look mom! I’m a midget!
Mom, looking around nervously: Shhh, Jaden! You can’t use that word! The politically correct term is “munchkin.”

–New York Hall of Science


Your Unfounded Allegations Redound to My Detriment

Black guy #1: Lady, don’t sit next to that man, he’s got aids, motherfucker.
Black guy #2: Who you talkin’ bout aids? I went to prison for ten years and I don’t have no aids. Peace, brother.
Black guy #1: I tell you he got aids, motherfucker!
Black guy #2: Peace, brother, peace.
Black guy #1: Aids, motherfucker!

–PATH Train

Another Subway Kidnapping

Conductor: This is a downtown C train making all stops. Spring Street, World Trade Center, we go there. We do all the stops. Get on this train! [Pause.] Hey, you, still on the platform — did you not hear what I said? Why didn’t you get on?
Man: I’m waiting for the A.
Conductor: I’m going wherever the A’s going. Get on my train!

–C train

An After School Special That Didn’t Make It To Air

Girl #1: Look at that guy in the gray suit.
Girl #2: My sister knows him.
Girl #1: He’s cute, what does he do?
Girl #2: I think he is a social worker.
Girl #1: Ah – full heart, empty wallet. (chuckles)
Girl #2: Oh man, that’s cold.
Girl #1 (looking at girl #2 with surprise): What? if a certain lifestyle is important to you…we shouldn’t pretend it isn’t. I’m not kidding myself anymore.

–Central Park

Overheard by: Darren

Wednesday One-Liners Didn’t Mean It Like That

NYU nerdy chick on cell: The oral is going to be super hard. …But I think I’ll be good at it.

–NYU

Overheard by: kat

Clerk, to female co-worker: I keep my meat to the side.

–Walgreens, Atlantic Ave

Girl: Bite and suck, bite and suck, bite and suck!

–Szechuan Restaurant

Overheard by: tallierand

Female customer to employee: …the gum that has the things in it. She likes to chew on the ones with the blue balls.

–Duane Reade, Fresh Meadows

Overheard by: evan FM

College sophomore: … So yeah, I said “Mom, stop rotating my pickle!”

–USA #1 Deli, La Salle & Broadway

Overheard by: Xiao Hoah Dze

Father to younger son: So you like second base right?

–Douglaston Market, Queens

Overheard by: Noelle