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.


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


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