Archive for 2017

Every Hunter Longs to Become the Hunted

Teenage girl: So I’m getting better at hooking up with guys and not getting attached! I hooked up with Jake last week, and I don’t feel anything at all!
Friend: Yeah, but that’s not hard. He’s, like, impossible to get attached to. We need to find you a challenge. Who’s really cute and cuddly?
Random old man walking in front of them: Pick me, pick me!

–Port Authority Bus Terminal

Overheard by: cute and cuddly

Take a Page from Wednesday One-Liners…

Woman on cell phone: Listen. It’s a fucking book club. We all read the same goddamn book, and then we discuss it. What don’t you get? Are you freakin’ stupid? This is supposed to be a nice goddamn thing we can do together!

–E Train

Overheard by: homesick

Middle-aged guy to another: I don’t particularly like getting books as gifts, it makes me feel obligated to read them.

–96th Street Crosstown Bus

Guy handing out pamphlets: The passion of Sir Shizzle Manizzle! Come read the passion of sir Shizzle Manizzle! (no one takes the pamphlets)

–13th & Broadway

Overheard by: Fiammetta

20-something hipster, dismissively: Naw, they probably just wanna read books or something.

–Greenpoint Ave & Manhattan Ave