Pink‐haired woman: Have you noticed how all the celebs are totally dying their hair? It just looks so damn fake! I just want to walk up to them and say, ‘Your hair looks like a chem lab exploded on it!’ And then I would, like, get an autograph.
Hobo: Look, this ain’t my hair! I am part of the Homeland Security, and the alert color today is orange for ‘High alert.’ Now, how can you be both high and alert? That’s why this country is so fucked up! Have a nice day!
–L train, 6th Ave
Overheard by: pchace
Ghetto woman: Now, where did my son get to? I’m done payin’ and he still runnin’ around… I gotta go fix my hair — it looks like I just killed someone.
Old man: I don’t like ugly, fucking‐hairy women. I just don’t — it’s a matter of taste! Good grooming — it’s the key to success, baby! Ugly, hairy women… They’re everywhere!
–Connecticut Muffin, Prospect Park stop, F train
Overheard by: Sarah McLellan
Guy: Keep the money coming, people! I got three kids at home, and they all want Timberlands! I accept baby food, hair weaves… I even take weed, if you got it!
Overheard by: jil
Guy on cell: If you want a shitty haircut, you come to me!
–Smith & 9th St station
Overheard by: Matthew Sahd Mohammed