Archive for 2019

Just on Spring Break, Though.

Girl #1: Roo­sevelt Is­land? I’ve nev­er been there. Have you?
Girl #2: Nope, I ain’t nev­er been there. But I’ve been to Rik­ers!

–F Train

Over­heard by: Bren­dan

That’s Just the Way Some Run­ners Roll.

Bleed­ing bik­er, af­ter falling while try­ing to avoid run­ner that ran in front of him: Ugh… (in pain and shock)
In­con­sid­er­ate and com­plete­ly un­harmed run­ner that ran in front of a bik­er in the bike lane: Fuck you!

–Cen­tral Park Bike Lane

Nah, It’s Just Amer­i­ca

Black fash­ion­ista #1, about near­by pick-up truck­’s ra­dio: What the hell kind of mu­sic is that?
Black fash­ion­ista #2: Uh, I think it’s coun­try or some shit.
Black fash­ion­ista #3: Wait — is he black?!
Black fash­ion­ista #1: Oh, that is just wrong!

–97th & CPW

Over­heard by: genre re­as­sign­ing surgery

Wednes­day 3…2…1…**LINERS!!!**

Woman, as she ap­proach­es taxi with Sikh dri­ver: Oh my god! I hope he’s not a sui­cide bomber!

–La­Guardia Air­port Taxi Line

Stu­dent to an­oth­er: Bye! You’re the bomb dot com!

–Ford­ham Uni­ver­si­ty, The Bronx

Mid­dle-aged blonde: I know the Eu­ro­pean ho­tels have the plug in the bath­room for US hairdry­ers, but they ex­plode any­way.

–Mid­town

Black tourist kid: Who gets on a bus chant­i­ng “bus gas ex­plo­sion!” any­way?

–Broad­way

Over­heard by: Clear­ly you haven’t been to Geor­gia’s Japan­ese class­es

Con­fused All My Chil­dren fan: What are they gonna do? Every­one in the town just leaves? It’s a sto­ry; they have to do some­thing. Blow the whole world up?

–42nd St & 8th Ave

Over­heard by: Ka­trin