Archive for 2020

Wednesday One-Liners Can Pick Up Quarters With No Hands

Girl on cell: Quite frankly, I’d rather be pole dancing.

–Bryant Park

Overheard by: braincurve

Girl: I mean, I’m a stripper, but that don’t mean I’m a ho.

–Central Park

Guy on cell: I don’t get the whole Penthouse Club thing. There are strippers, and they serve you steak? I don’t want a fucking stripper on my lap while I’m eating steak. I’ve got a knife.

–Austin Street, Forest Hills

Overheard by: Ethan

Black girl: ‘Fo real, she makes all that money dancin’, and she can’t even herself get a weave?

–86th & 2nd

Are You Fucking With Me, Ma’am?

Animated blonde salesgirl: If you get the apple pomegranate body butter…
Weary brunette: I only see the display.
Animated blonde salesgirl: We have more in the back. Okay, well, if you get two or more products from the bath line, like this and our shower gel, you get a free bathtub!
Weary brunette: Huh?
(animated blonde salesgirl points to a little plastic bathtub)
Weary brunette: That’s… tiny. Like, I love the scent but I’m afraid I don’t have any kittens or fetuses to bathe in that tiny tiny tub.

–Sephora, Times Square

Wednesday One-Liners Get Paid Friday

Man looking at the Metronome clock: I think that’s the national deficit.

–Union Square

Employee: Shit, I don’t have no pennies. Tell Dunkin’ Donuts they owe you nine cents!

–Dunkin’ Donuts, Graham Ave

Girl: Non-profit groups are, like, so non-lucrative!

–Fulton St

Overheard by: Pants

Spastic kid: All I have to my name is a cigarette and two Sacagawea coins!

–Webster Hall

Overheard by: Jess Cohennnnn

JAP on cell: I had a nightmare last night that Mom canceled my credit card statement… I know! It was the worst — like, I woke up sweating!

–NYU

Overheard by: glamourcharm

Chick: ‘Insufficient fare’?! What does that mean?

–7th Ave subway station

Wednesday One-Liners Dropped Out of Lamaze

Girl: And it’s, like, strike two. You’re totally not getting a baby gift when I find out you’re preggers on Facebook.

–M23 bus

Suit on cell: My dad was making out with the nurse while I was being born…

–Fulton St

Overheard by: Miss Rach

Homeless lady: God’s pregnant! He wants the city dead! God’s pregnant!

–46th St & 5th Ave

Young boy pumping arms at sides and thrusting pelvis: Fertilize me!

–Starbucks