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Overheard In L.A.: The World's Most Dangerous Boy Band

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This week's edition of Overheard in L.A. features bits of overheard conversation from biology experts, hip-hop novices, and people who need to work on their tact (as usual).

Overheard Of The Week
"If a vegan does CrossFit, which one does he talk about first?"
via @LaurieSeidman

Silver Lake, Of Course
"I paid a spiritual healer named Kismet a fuckton of money to lay her hands on me for an hour."
via @samlansky

"I wasn't saying you were fat, I just asked if you were pregnant."
via @AnikaCorina

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"I finally know why I love SoulCycle. It reminds me of doing ecstasy in the 90s."
via Chris L.

Sound Advice
"Your Instagram is like... you should start a fashion blog."
via @gkla

The World's Most Dangerous Boy Band
"I didn't know Ice Cube was in a boy band."
via @OwenVoice after leaving a screening of Straight Outta Compton

Can Get Ugly
"I've seen wheelchair accidents—they're for sure not nice!"
via @bffalicia

"Actually honey, you'll find most animals look like some type of dog."
via @thatnoelcorley at the L.A. Zoo

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 (In the e-mail, put "overheard" in the subject and tell us who said it, where they said it and any amusing context.)

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And more!