Times Square

Asian chick #1, on seeing a cop on a horse: How do they get the shoes on the horse? Do they like slip it on?
Asian chick #2: No. Cuz then they’d fall off.
Asian chick #1: Oh… Are they born with them?
Asian chick #2: No… Wait. I don’t think so…

–Times Square

Overheard by: Cecilia

Suit: Hey, do you have a light?
Polite Englishman: Sorry, I don’t smoke.
Suit: I asked for a light, not your fucking life story.

–Times Square

Overheard by: English, not polite

Lady #1: So she telling me that every year on Good Friday, at the time he passed away, 3 o’clock, it gets dark.
Lady #2: That’s deep.

–Elevator, 42nd & Broadway

Overheard by: Alex Gordon

MTV chick: The show is called Who Wants to be America’s Sweetheart. But it’s very hush‐hush.

–42nd & Broadway

Overheard by: Daniel Radosh 

Flyer guy: Want to see a comedy show? It’s hilarious!
(passers‐by ignore him)
Flyer guy: Okay, good talk.
Hipster girl: (giggles)
Flyer guy: Oh! You like laughing, want to see a comedy show?
Hipster girl: No. I’m not a fucking tourist, leave me alone.

–Times Square

Overheard by: not a tourist

Crazy hobo with guitar to stranger: Damn… you invited a lot of people.

–1 Train

Hobo to young married couple: I have found the promised land. Seriously. I’d get a plane ticket right now, but it’d be cheaper to go to confession for a week and then get hit by a bus. Remind me to tell you about this later.

–Times Square

Overheard by: Oliver

Grimy hobo: Hey, do you guys have any change? Hey, do you guys have any change?
(20‐something girl walks past him, with businessman a few steps behind) Hey, do you guys want to have sex? Uh, I mean…

–W 3rd & Thompson

Hobo, taking donations to help the homeless, counting coins: 25…50…60… (grabs fistful of coins sticks in pocket) Tax rebate!

–Union Square

Man: Hey, I finally got that promotion!
Woman: Oh my god, congratulations! High five!
Man: Don’t touch me.

–Times Square

Overheard by: Aaliyah Leuschner

Mom: Are you okay in there, sweetie?
Little girl in stall: I can’t button my pants.
Mom: It’s alright. Just come on out.
Little girl in stall: And I pooped on the floor.

–Bathroom, AMC Theatres, Times Square

Aspiring rapper: Hey guys, ‘sup? Would you care to help a struggling rapper by buying my CD for $20?
Guy: Uh… I don’t really want your album for $20.
Aspiring rapper: Could you hug me for $10 then?

–Times Square

Southern tourist #1 standing under large Lion King sign: Is this Broadway?
Southern tourist #2: We should stop someone who’s not scary and ask.

–Times Square

Overheard by: lauren