NYU chick: They do African dance together.
NYU dude (incredulous): he does African dance?
NYU chick: Yeah, he started taking it as a class in high school.
NYU dude: He took African dance in high school?
NYU chick: Well, he’s from the Bay Area.

–Hummus Place, McDougal & W 3rd

Overheard by: sarrrah3000

Bartender: Tonight I’ll be dancing on the bar every three hours. I normally dance every hour but I had an abortion yesterday.
Drinker: Oh.

–48th St & 8th Ave

Overheard by: drunkberserker

Guy: I mean, she can come with and dance on the table.
Girl: I wanna see the baby!

–Avenue U & Coney Island Ave

Overheard by: I wanna go where they’re going.

Man on cell: Yeah, so do you know that show Dancing with the Stars? They got the idea for it from the camera in my shower.

–6th Ave & 55th St

Overheard by: Alicia

Aging badass to lady friend: Yeah, I totally got escorted out of a Tom Petty concert for dancing in the aisles.

–17th St & 5th Ave

Overheard by: Original Badass

Black guy: Hey everybody! Stop what you’re doing! There’s two black guys about to dance on this train! That’s something you don’t see often!

–A Train

Flamboyant gay man to friend: You can’t sashay in there. There’s no room to sashay at all.

–Outside LGBT Community Center, during Fur Ball

Overheard by: pandarants

Drunk Asian girl: It’s always time to dance in North Korea.

–2nd St & Ave B

Guy: So wait…what’s your major?
Girl to group of friends: Booty poppin’ bitches.

–Hunter College

A hobo is talking into his hand as if it were a phone.

Hobo: Fuck that shit. I’m going dancing! 

He hangs up his imaginary phone.

Hobo: Damn, that bitch talks too much. 

–Staten Island ferry

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

Guy on cell: Yeah, I’m going to dress her up in outfits again and make her dance.

–81st & Amsterdam

Overheard by: kt 

Drunk guy: Excuse me, Miss, I’m askin’… I want to kiss your ass! Just the left cheek!

–8th Ave & W 55th St

Overheard by: Fred Daubert

Canadian guy: The first kiss’ll be at the altar.

–Uptown 6 train

Loudmouth on cell: Yeah man, and then, like, I was kissing her, and then I like, just started dancing with her. We were dancing, man. And then I picked her up, and she beat the crap out of me, and I had to put her down. Yeah, man. But she was a fuckin’ awesome kisser.


Overheard by: lucy in the sky with diamonds

Girl on cell: I can’t remember the last time we kissed on the mouth, can you?

–43rd & Lex

Ghetto chick leaving after fight with boyfriend: Kiss my ass. No, kiss my pussy while it’s bleeding, like you used to.

–Washington Heights

Girl on cell: He said he wouldn’t leave until I kissed him… so I kissed him while I was on the toilet!

–115th St & Manhattan Ave

Overheard by: Melissa Berry

Young girl: I saw the funniest bum the other day. He was doing this little dance, it went like this. (mimics dance)
Friend (laughing): Yeah? Well, was he dressed up?
Young girl: Yeah, like a bum.

–50th & Broadway