Rabbi: So, what was the best part of your week?
College Jew: Hmmm… I guess reading for three hours in the library.
Rabbi: Oh? What did you read about?
College Jew: Hitler.

–NYU Hillel

Overheard by: YJD

Girl, to crowd of friends: Bye, you guys!
Friends: Bye!
Guy friend: Oh, and sorry about that whole “no Holocaust” thing. I was drunk… *really* drunk.

–Broadway & Waverly Place

Overheard by: Hunter

Gay teen: I told her that while she’s over there she has to find me a German boyfriend.
Girl: Why?
Gay teen: So he can dress up like a Nazi and we can play concentration camp fetish games.
Girl: Oh, right. 

–Odessa, Ave. A

Stand‐up “Comic”: So did you all hear this? Hitler was gay, apparently.
Heckler: No, Hitler was Jewish!

–Comedy Cellar, MacDougal Street

Overheard by: Chris

Girl #1: I’m sorry, Kelly, but if they are the poster child for good relationships, then Hitler should be on their poster.

–12th & 5th

Dude: Anne Frank looks really hot.
Random woman : What’s the matter with you? Don’t you have any respect?
Dude: Oh, sorry. With all due respect, Anne Frank is really hot.

–Prospect Park

Old woman: Are you anti‐Hitler and his policies?
Old man: I don’t think I know anyone who isn’t.

–Columbus Circle

30‐something guy to friend: It’s just like I always say! The Germans should’ve bombed New York!

–8th St

Guy with rainbow bead necklace, about protesters of Scientology: Nobody gets the point across without explosions.

–Outside Richard Rodgers Theater

Overheard by: Unlucky at Lotto

Man at Yankee parade: C’mon guys! Did we give up when the Germans bombed Pearl Harbor?

–Broadway & Murray Street

Overheard by: Kat

Woman: The last time I blew up my nether regions.

–Imperial Theater, 57th

Guy: Matt is making me watch Schindler’s List.
Girl: I like the part where they kill the Jews.
Guy: Yes, that’s a very well‐executed scene.

–91st & 3rd

Male office drone #1: So what do you think of them building a mosque by the World Trade Center?
Female office drone #1: I feel it’s disrespectful. I have Muslim friends and I know they’re not all terrorists, but there’s mourning families to think about.
Male office drone #2: Why don’t we put a statue of Hitler in Times Square? There might be some Germans who would want to pray to him.
Female office drone #2: Let them put up a mosque there and then fly a plane into it. Show them how it feels. (others look shocked) Not a manned plane, you know. One of those drones.

–Dunkin’ Donuts, Lower Broadway

Overheard by: Big Larry