Archive for February, 2018

Wednesday One-Liners Don’t Know How to Quit You

Young queer on cell, laughing: I mean, what is he going to blackmail me with?

–9th & 47th

Overheard by: wondering

Older queer to boyfriend: There’s nothing like listening to Bach after having sex!

–W 72nd St, Record Store

Overheard by: I’ll have to try that sometime…

(40-something gay guy is looking through a clearance rack of mismatched outerwear under sign that reads “Big and tall active bottoms”)
60-something gay guy, yelling: Good luck, dahling, you’re in the wrong section. Find where the big desperate bottoms are and try that!

–KMart, Penn Station

Overheard by: RoverUSA

Gay black man to whimpering toddler held by mother: Don’t even start with me… Thank the Lord you ain’t my kid.

–M15 Bus

Young, good looking gay guy to much older ugly boyfriend: My ex-boyfriend always bought me presents…

–86th St & Lexington

Wait, That’s Not a New Dance?

Guy in Rangers jersey #1: Did you hear about that earthquake in Japan?
Guy in Rangers jersey #2: Yeah. Those stupid motherfuckers.

–R Train


Or Maybe She Just Wants Her House Cleaned for Free

Hippie chick #1: Wait, so what’s your mother’s excuse for treating you like a maid?
Hippie chick #2: She says she’s training me for when I get married.
Hippie chick #1: But I thought your mom was a total fembot.
Hippie chick #2: She claims to be, but this isn’t her only hypocritical fetish. I mean, the woman drinks nonalcoholic wine.

–Chelsea

Overheard by: Domestically Apathetic

Wednesday One-Linered…With Children

Old Jewish woman to very nervous Asian 25-year-old bride to be: Honey, I’ve been married 53 years. The secret to a great marriage? Give him lots of sex. Lots of good sex.

–Dumbo, Brooklyn

Overheard by: Tanya

Man on cell: I told her I would convert. We could go to Vegas and get married next week, no problem.

–64th & Amsterdam

Woman on phone: My ex-boyfriend was 24 and he was able to support me, and you’re 35 on an engineer’s salary and you can’t do the same. Do you know how many guys are begging to marry me, and can give me a dowry? So fuck you!

–Target Store, Brooklyn

Hispanic woman on phone: So where are you now? You already married him? Oh, okay. See you later.

–28th & Park Avenue South

Overheard by: Alie

Five-year-old boy to teacher about five-year-old girl next to him: We’re going to get married. (to five-year-old girl) What’s your name again?

–61st & Amsterdam

Lots of Flash Involved, I’d Imagine

Girl #1: So I want that job as a magician’s assistant, but I don’t know enough about webpages.
Girl #2: Oh, it’s a web design job?
Girl #1: No, I was gonna get cut in half and stuff, but he wants someone who can update his website too.

–L train shuttle bus

Overheard by: Harrison Hunter