Overheard In New York https://overheardinnewyork.com Thu, 10 Sep 2020 07:10:29 +0000 en-US hourly 1 The Protocols of the Elders of Fashion https://overheardinnewyork.com/archives/1584.html Thu, 10 Sep 2020 07:10:29 +0000 Woman #1: Are you Jewish? Woman #2: Do I look Jewish? No, I’m not Jewish. I wear pants.

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Wednesday One-Liners Are in a Transitional Phase https://overheardinnewyork.com/archives/16923.html Wed, 09 Sep 2020 18:59:47 +0000 Conductor (after a few minutes waiting at signal): One of those trains better hurry it up and move it, I have better things to do. –N Train Conductor: Across the platform is an express 3 train. The doors are open, you can make it. Go for it! Go! Catch that train! (after a few stops) There is an express 2 train across the platform. You will make it. You will not miss it. You will make it.

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Wednesday One-liners GOTTA MAKE https://overheardinnewyork.com/archives/3255.html Wed, 09 Sep 2020 06:02:21 +0000 Queer: I haven’t pooped in two days and I work at The Gap. –Union Square Overheard by: Jason...

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It’s All Greek to Me https://overheardinnewyork.com/archives/592.html Tue, 08 Sep 2020 17:19:51 +0000 Businessguy: It’s a small world. Businesschick: Especially in Astoria! Businessguy: Ha, ha, ha! Businesschick: Hee, hee.

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Where Lawyers Come From https://overheardinnewyork.com/archives/9777.html Tue, 08 Sep 2020 05:00:54 +0000 Spazzed customer: Yo, dude, I need something to help me concentrate. I have to take a really big test and then I can forget it all. I have to take the bar — have you heard of that? It’s for being a lawyer.Employee: Um, well, we have this herbal product to increase the blood flow to your brain.Spazzed customer: Can I smoke pot with it?Employee: Uh, sure.Spazzed customer: Great.

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From the Trailer for Dude, Where’s My Brother? https://overheardinnewyork.com/archives/8499.html Mon, 07 Sep 2020 16:21:49 +0000 Suit #1: Dude, that is disgusting! Did he like it?Suit #2: He said it tasted like chicken…Suit #1: Dude! –33rd & Madison Overheard by: SUSAN...

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No, He Rages Against the Dying of the Light https://overheardinnewyork.com/archives/4050.html Mon, 07 Sep 2020 04:11:29 +0000 Store guy #1: Did you hear that JT Leroy is a fake? He never existed. Store guy #2: What? Dude, are you serious? Store guy #1: It’s true. The New York Times proved it with like receipts and shit. Billy Corgan must be rolling over in his grave. Store guy #2: Wait, Billy Corgan’s dead? –Kim’s Video, St.

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And Then Say It in Spanish So We Can Learn the Language https://overheardinnewyork.com/archives/21047.html Sun, 06 Sep 2020 15:53:56 +0000 Spanish babysitter: These people are working me to death. They have me doing all their errands.French babysitter: I know.Spanish babysitter: I hate my job!Four-year-old boy: No, you can’t say that. You should always say “I don’t like my job.” –72nd St & Broadway Overheard by: z...

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Just When People Had Stopped Looking for Carrie Bradshaw’s House… https://overheardinnewyork.com/archives/16254.html Sun, 06 Sep 2020 03:36:02 +0000 Teenage boy in Boston Celtics jacket: Ewww, this is Jackson Heights?Father: Yeah, I guess so.Bored tween girl: Can we go back to the hotel, puh-lease?Mom: Not yet. I want to find where Ugly Betty lives. –Jackson Heights Overheard by: Jellobelle...

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Just When You Thought People Were Finished Calling Chelsea Clinton a Dog… https://overheardinnewyork.com/archives/12565.html Sat, 05 Sep 2020 14:59:01 +0000 Woman: How dare you?! How dare you?! How can you say that? How can you tell my child I don’t love him? Apologize! Apologize!Man: It’s a dog.Woman: How dare you?! Apologize right now! –Tower Records, E 4th & Lafayette Overheard by: Nick Draven...

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