Overheard in L.A.: Promoting Your Assets

By Ana Ottman / Special to LAist

Self-confidence is a universally attractive feature on people. L.A. seems to have its own definition of this trait, though. Read on for overheard conversation on scrapbooking, Carrot Top and wizards.

Our Overheard in L.A. feature relies on you to send us the strange conversations you overhear in this city. Send them our way at tips@laist.com. (In the e-mail, put "overheard" in the subject and tell us who said it, where they said it and any amusing context.)

Overheard of the Week
“They should make a show called The Face instead of The Voice. I'd totally win that.”
In Larchmont Village via @elisabethfitz

Career Sabotage, L.A. Style
Person 1: “Can I tell you, her career's been mismanaged…”
Person 2: [unintelligible response]
Person 1: “Oh, that's all her?!”
Via @JamesRyen

So, You’re Into Polos?
“This is the best place I've been to since Ralph Lauren in Chicago.”
At Seven Grand via @TimothyRagan

Reality Check
Door Woman: “Look, I’m not letting you in unless I recognize you, and I don’t recognize you, so
get in line.”
At The Standard via @Cory_Kennedy

Attracting Men 101
“Girl, never show a man your scrapbooks OR vision boards. It screams crazy town.”
Via @jennykoreny

Mission: Organize Pity-Parties
“I want to start a nonprofit called Women Against Allergies - or WAAaaaa for short.”
Via @WordPicture

How to Make an App Sound Dirty
“I just Instagramed all over this place.”
At BeCore offices via @BeCoreLA

Danny Bonaduce is Unavailable
“I can make a call and we can have Carrot Top perform the ceremony.”
Via @brianmccarthy1

What’s It Like To Be a Virgin At Your Age?
“I can't wait to become a full-fledged wizard.”
Via @PunkRockSkeptic