Getting Jolie'd

Girl #1: Oh my god. My boyfriend just cheated on me.
Girl #2: Holy shit! Which one?

–Olive & Bette’s, W Broadway & Spring

Overheard by: striped shirt

Tourist: Oh my god! That’s Maggie Gyllenhaal. She’s like, actually walking down the street!

–Magnolia Bakery

Overheard by: Jessica Blackshear

JAP: Do not mention that freaking African queen and her recycled husband!

–The Prime Grill, 49th Street

Twentysomething woman on cell: I’m gonna be late because I had to walk Drew Barrymore’s dog.

–in front of American Apparel, 7th Ave

Conductor: Ladies and gentlemen, we apologize for the delay. I promise it will never. happen. again.

–uptown C train

Man screaming on cell : Nah, I didn’t lie to you about nuthin’. [Pause] Even if I did lie, I sho’ wouldn’t tell you about it!

–43rd & 6th

Overheard by: C Mike

Girl on cell: So, you know, I was just lying there, like with my face to the wall and stuff and he just whips out his dick and starts hitting me in the back of the head with it.

–Washington Square Park

Overheard by: Zac Stone

Girl on cell: He’s thinking of moving to Queens, and really I don’t think we’re going to be able to last through that.

–1 New York Plaza

Pretty 20‐something on phone: So, I mean, I totally have a newfound appreciation for homicidal rages. Who the hell would ditch me for some ugly fag from Queens? Seriously, I should kill him. Or, just leave him in Queens…forever. Would that be a war crime?

–Wall Street

Overheard by: …I almost asked

30‐something suit to another: I’ll tell you though, it’s not easy getting laid in Queens.

–Court St. & Montague

Overheard by: Kaiti

Enthusiastic, articulate conductor: As you can see, we’re at the 21st Street stop! This is the first stop in Queens, soooo welcome to Queens! The next and final stop on this train is Courthouse Square. Now that we all know, let’s be on our way!

–G Train

Overheard by: I wish this guy narrated all of my subway trips

Girl’s in Queens for the first time: you can order milkshakes and cigarettes from the diner any time of night? This place is a fucking wonderland!


Thug #1: I heard he’s in some shit. Married, two kids, child support,
a wife, girl on the side, and she just found out about his boyfriend.
Thug #2: Yeah, that’s some shit.

–15th & 3rd

Overheard by: Garrett Ricciardi

Woman #1: He slept with Mary?
Woman #2: And to think that I was this close to falling in love with him.

–Starbucks, Times Square

Clerk: 20 copies [of ELLE Decor]?
Older man: My Hamptons house is on the cover.
Younger woman: Actually, it’s not his house anymore.
Older man: It’s my ex‐wife’s.
Younger woman: Yeah, he traded the house for me!

–Magazine shop, Gramercy

Hipster guy on cell: So you like the kid more than the pussy?

–15th & Washington Sq. W

Overheard by: Joelseph Galasso

Dude: Wait, who’s Pete?
Chick: Pete’s the guy who’s sleeping with John’s girlfriend.
Dude: Oh, right.

–Office, 48th & 6th

Overheard by: this guy 

Guy #1: You mean the roommate who sleeps naked on the top bunk?
Guy #2: No, that’s Bobby. I’m talking about Steve. He’s the one who farts all the time.
Guy #1: My bad. 

–81st & Broadway

Overheard by: Dr. X