Overheard In New York https://overheardinnewyork.com Thu, 16 Sep 2021 03:13:52 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Staten Island Sex Ed Leaves Something to Be Desired https://overheardinnewyork.com/archives/24633.html Thu, 16 Sep 2021 03:13:52 +0000 High school girl: But the river is like, connected to the sea, right?Black guy: Uh… Yeah.High school girl to friends: Oh my god, this is like, so awesome! So cool!

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Beggars Can Be Choosers https://overheardinnewyork.com/archives/4073.html Wed, 15 Sep 2021 15:01:46 +0000 Chick: Are you hungry? I have some leftover vietnamese food you can have. Hobo: Well, what is it? I’m religious. I don’t eat pork. Chick: There’s no pork. It’s just vegetarian noodles. Hobo: Noodles? Nah, I’m trying to cut back on carbs. –Grand Central food court...

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My Friend’s From Special K‑Town, Sir https://overheardinnewyork.com/archives/23216.html Wed, 15 Sep 2021 02:56:40 +0000 Girl on street: Where are we?Friend: K‑town.Girl on street: Oh really? Yoboseyo? Saranghaeyo. Kamsahamnida!Friend: Shhh!Girl on street: (continues to mumble random Korean words)Random foreigner: Girl, you in the wrong city. –K‑Town Overheard by: EunMi...

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The Original Iteration of Ratatouille Bombed with Young Audiences https://overheardinnewyork.com/archives/14215.html Tue, 14 Sep 2021 14:52:00 +0000 Four-year-old boy, pointing at giant inflatable rat: Look dad, a big rat!Dad: Yeah, that symbolizes anti-union labor where the union employees aren’t being hired and companies are hiring non-union employees to work with them.Four-year-old boy: What? –28th &

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And Yet We Are Living in a Material World, Is It Not So? https://overheardinnewyork.com/archives/13602.html Tue, 14 Sep 2021 02:38:47 +0000 White guy, feeling shirt material: This is nice. What kind of fabric is this shirt?Black guy: It’s, uh… grey.White guy: Grey? That shit’s not a material!

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Then Who Was I Teaching on Sunday? https://overheardinnewyork.com/archives/7727.html Mon, 13 Sep 2021 14:29:07 +0000 Professor: Have a good weekend! [Pause] What day is today?Students: Monday.Professor: Shit!

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I Didn’t Cheat on You– We Just Wednesday One-Linered Up! https://overheardinnewyork.com/archives/24977.html Mon, 13 Sep 2021 01:57:55 +0000 20-something woman: There you are! Adam, this is Jolie. Jolie, this is Adam, the guy I hooked up with. –2nd Ave & 9th St Overheard by: wb 20-something guy to friend: I’ll definitely hook up tonight. My standards are pretty low. I only require them to say ‘yes’ and it’s all good. –N Train Overheard by: Trish M Guy: I was kinda sick, but I don’t think I was contagious… but I told her I was so I didn’...

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Solve Their Riddle, and They Will Provide a Sherpa to Take You the Rest Of the Way https://overheardinnewyork.com/archives/19250.html Sun, 12 Sep 2021 13:39:50 +0000 Tourist kid to random guy: Do you know where St. Mark’s is?Random guy: You see that spinny cube?Tourist kid: Yeah.Random guy: And do you see that clump of punk rock Midwesterners?Tourist kid: No.Random guy: Well, you’re gonna.

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.….But That Was Only Because I Drank Too Much Eggnog and Passed Out in a Puddle https://overheardinnewyork.com/archives/19705.html Sun, 12 Sep 2021 01:16:47 +0000 Red-haired hipster: Yeah, I haven’t bathed myself in a week, so today I took a shower.Hipster chick: Yeah, last time I took a shower was on Christmas Eve. I guess I should bathe. –L Train Overheard by: every day bather Headline by: antigoth Runners-Up:· “God, I Hope This Was Overheard on Christmas Day” — Vasyl· “Jesus Would Want It That Way” — Nick Turner· “On the Plus Side, I’ve Driven All Of the...

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Wednesday One-Liners Would Rather Be Thin and Dead https://overheardinnewyork.com/archives/7410.html Sat, 11 Sep 2021 13:09:17 +0000 Young woman: Oh… I don’t eat dinner anymore. That’s my new thing. –Bloomingdale’s, 59th St & Lex Overheard by: Emily Duncanson Mother to size‑4 daughter: If you were skinny you’d look good in these clothes. –Zara, Lex & 59th St Queer: Go ahead, get dessert. You can just purge it up later. –Azul Bistro, Stanton St & Suffolk St Girl on cell: Why do you always ask if I’m anorexic? What’s so wrong...

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