É um dos meus blogs preferidos.
O Overheard in New York é, basicamente, uma coletânea de frases entreouvidas em Nova York. O resultado é um blog sempre interessante, que mostra como a vida pode ser surpreendente.
Como dizia o Jules Dassin, “há 8 milhões de histórias em Nova York”. Estas são algumas delas.
Guy on cell: Of course I hate her! However, that’s not gonna stop me from fucking her.
Hood on cell: Yo man, that bitch stole two ounces of coke from my house!…She’s your friend, you go get it back!
–outside The Martini Red Lounge, Staten Island
Jewish guy: You know, all the famous people are Jewish, like Einstein, and–
Black guy: Man, shut the fuck up, what the fuck is wrong with you? Ain’t you ever heard of Martin Luther King, Jr.? He ain’t Jewish; hell, that motherfucker ain’t even white. Jesus Fucking Christ!
Jewish guy: Very good! Jesus Christ!
Queer: So how was your date?
Hispanic chick: Oh, it was nice, he was nice and sweet, and a real gentleman, you know, he would hold open doors, make sure to walk between me and the street, you know, really nice.
Queer: Oh, you know what that totally screams?
Hispanic chick: What?
Queer: That totally screams: I want to get into your vagina right now!
Teenage girl #1: Oh come on. Just try weed. It’s not that big of a deal.
Teenage girl #2: That’s one line I’ll never cross. That and sucking dick.
(O título desse é “I Give Her 2 Months”)
NYU chick #1: Aren’t vegetarian hot dogs just as sketchy as normal hot dogs?
NYU chick #2: Maybe, but I would rather eat the stamen of a sketchy plant than the anus of a sketchy pig.
–Criff Dogs, St. Mark’s Place
Jewish Professor: …for example, we have the white people that vote, and we have the nig…bla…African-Americans that vote…
Mom: I know you would love homeschooling but you would have to be really sick or have a broken leg or something.
Son: Then why won’t you just break my leg?
–Lexington & 63rd
Health nazi: Y’know, smoking is bad for your health.
Security guard: So is fucking with people at 8:30 in the morning.
–28th & Park
Suit #1: …and he’s been playing on that game City of Heroes for two months straight now.
Suit #2: You reckon he’s still alive?
Suit #1: Well, he’s been typing nothing but “J” for a whole week on MSN.