Archive for 2020

No Van­i­ty-Based Busi­ness Plan Can Fail in New York

Ja­maican guy hold­ing full length mir­ror: One dol­lar to look at your­self in the mir­ror! One dol­lar! I am the first to come up with this idea! Don’t steal it, or I’ll sue you… [He’s ig­nored.] Okay, first time is free! C’­mon, first time free! Or gimme a quar­ter!
Laugh­ing kid: Yo, what are you smok­ing, man?
Ja­maican guy: I smoke blood! I don’t drink blood, I smoke blood!
Un­re­lat­ed Ja­maican girl: Why you so loud? Shut up al­ready.
Ja­maican guy: I’m sor­ry, ma. You’re so beau­ti­ful. I look at you, I just can’t be­lieve how beau­ti­ful you are. How ’bout you gimme one dol­lar, look in the mir­ror?

–6 train

Over­heard by: Sam Mc­Der­mott