Archive for 2015

Whole Graveyards Full Of Them

Girl on cell: Yeah, so after I get the surgery, I’m not going to be able to drink or eat for, like, three months.
Friend, on speakerphone: Oh, man, that’s rough. Is there, like, a special diet you go on for that?
Girl on cell: I don’t know — I should look online. I’m sure plenty of people have done it before.

–Washington Square Park

Overheard by: Katrina

A Social Metaphor That’s Right on the Money

Large black guy selling candy on subway, to yuppie ignoring him: I don’t know why you ain’t funding this enterprise… We could be out killing you people instead!
(yuppie quickly starts trying to take his wallet out)
Large black guy, walking away: It’s too late! It’s too late!

–1 Train