Girl: I grew up in Sioux City, Iowa.
Guy: Oh, I’ve never been to Iowa…but I’ve been to Idaho.

–Williamsburg party

Overheard by: James G

Boy: My top scary movie of all time is The Shining.
Girl: Oh my god you guys, the scariest movie I have ever seen is Event Horizon.


Chick on cell: You know Karen, she’s my best friend…well, not my best friend, my Taiwanese best friend…

–Lorimer Street, Williamsburg

Guy #1: You know what I found out about Japanese people? They love noodles.
Guy #2: Really?

–Anytime Cafe, Williamsburg

Overheard by: Manlio Lo Conte

Hipster: We don’t need to go to your stupid party. We’ve got smack, man.

–Bedford Ave, Williamsburg

Overheard by: Mike Epstein

Player: Listen man, all I’ve figured out so far is that you have to stay away from the ones with tattoos on their back.

–Washington Square Park

A hobo sits begging with outstretched hands. Another hobo walks by and comments: Aw man, you ain’t even got a cup!


Girl in line: Oh, you like cats?
Guy in line: Well, I used to work with tigers.

–Williamsburg bodega

Hipster girl: You know it’s just so sad that I will never be able to see the world through anything but the eyes of a dancer. Because that’s what I am, a dancer. I mean, I will never be able to experience the world through the eyes of say an architect or a designer. Oh my God! Don’t you just pine for the 80s when dance was the treasured art form?


Overheard by: Rebecca

20-something to friend: If I didn't do so many drugs, I could probably afford to go skiing and shit like that.


Art school student: If I can stop doing heroin, I can do anything!

–Outside School of Visual Arts

Tourist guy to tourist friends: Yeah, I remember when he went to school on shrooms, and then he went to the principal and told him that he was on shrooms.

–40th St & Madison Ave

Overheard by: Bones Jones

Father to daughter: Don't say "no" to drugs. Say "no, thank you."

–45th St & 5th Ave

Blonde Catholic schoolgirl: Maybe after we pop the E we'll roll over to 149th Street.

–Q88 Bus

Guy: How do you know I don't have a uterus?
Girl: Because you're too skinny to have one!

–Rooftop Party, South Williamsburg

Overheard by: wombat

Hipster #1: Oh look, a Boston Terrier!
Hipster #2: Boston Terriers are so last year…

–Bedford, Williamsburg