Archive for 2016

Wednesday One-Liners: Fact or Fiction?

Guy: It’s like August: Osage County, but with zombies.

–Manhattan Theatre Source

Overheard by: Emily B.

Girl: You know what they say: two in the bush, one in the wizard.

–Dorm, Pratt Institute

College student: Ghosts? They’re like VT!

–186th St & Amsterdam

Black female suit on cell: Yeah, well you betta hope Tinkabell comes along… Or whoever the fuck it is who grants you ya damn wishes!

–Penn Station

Overheard by: emily d.

Annoyed man on cell walking down stairs: No, mom, I don’t know what werewolves eat! No, mom, I don’t! Mom, I can’t talk right now, I’m going into the subway!

–Union Square Subway Entrance

Overheard by: Masked Avenger

People for the Ethical Treatment Of Wednesday One-Liners

Girl to guy: I don’t think that hamsters respond to you as much as, like, a guinea pig does.

–Bank St. & Greenwich St.

Overheard by: Katie Compa

Crazy redneck-looking guy to PETA circus protester: They’re gonna do to us what they did to the lions! We’ll be put in concentration camps!

–Madison Square Garden

Overheard by: Santiago and Catie

Guy: And she can ride him like a horse!

–W 103rd St

Graying Brooklyn guy to another: You know, the only thing I haven’t seen is a bobcat.

–7th Ave & 4th St, Brooklyn

Underclassman to another: Lizards can’t impregnate anyone. They don’t even have penises.

–Townsend Harris High School

Overheard by: amused

Drunk man in tiger costume to McDonald’s worker: There’s an escaped zoo animal and he wants to eat your pussy. Stop serving your food and hide! (then steals bowl of jams used for breakfast menu)

–McDonald’s

Would You Like It As a Suppository?

Preppy-looking 30-something, pointing to the rice: Ew! What is that green stuff?
Underpaid Chipotle employee: It’s cilantro.
Preppy-looking 30-something: I don’t even know what that is. Why would you put that there?

–Chipotle, Union Square

Overheard by: shorty j


Whew!

Young suit: Does putting my Oxycontin dealer into my new phone before Laura* make me a bad boyfriend?
Female Suit: No… I think that just makes you a drug addict.

–61st St & Park Ave


Tonight on BallBusters

Guido: I want to see if I can kick his balls through his hat.
Girl: Through his hat?
Guido: Yeah, they’d have to go through his brain and skull first, though.
Guy #1: I’m pretty sure they’d get stuck like halfway through his abdomen.
Guy #2: They’d probably burst, actually.

–A Train

Overheard by: Brian