Logistical genius: If the power goes out and we lose the air conditioning, we can always use the fans.
Dude on cell: Am I keeping it real? I’m wearing a Goddamn blazer, and it’s 100 degrees out. Of course I’m keeping it real!
–Hudson & Leroy
Conductor: Now, I know it’s real hot out there, so this is what I do when I’m walking down the streets of New York and trying to keep cool. I just sing this little song to myself: “I’m dreaming of a white Christmas, just like the ones I used to know”…All right, you all, this is 68th Street. Keep cool out there.
Overheard by: Chloe
Woman to her son: It’s too hot for stupidness.
Proselytizer: You think this is hot? Hell is hot!
–Uptown N train
Overheard by: Cpt. Kate
Guy on cell: How you been doing in this heatwave?…That’s hot…Well, now I’m getting all hot, thinking of my hot, sweaty cousin.
Overheard by: Nozomi
Dedicated employee: Frankly, the only reason I’m going in to work today is because they have better air conditioning than I do.
–Manhattan bound R train
Overheard by: Duncan Pflaster