Overheard in L.A.: The 'EFFING CRAZY' Protest Edition
By Ana Ottman / Special to LAist
One thing is for sure: the environment over at Occupy L.A. is never boring. Our Overheard in L.A. round-up this week includes overheard conversation on such thrilling topics as Occupy L.A. fashion, winter in L.A. and the taste of perspiration.
And remember 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. (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
Guy wearing banana peel on his head at Occupy L.A.: “Everybody here is EFFING CRAZY!
Never Lose an Appreciation for the Finer Things
Occupy L.A. protestor to corporate-dressed lawyer: “Great shoes!”
What Liquor in Bulk Does to Your Brain
"It was, like, the most delicious whiskey ever! I can't remember the name, we got it from Costco"
Buffalo Exchange dressing room via @johnremy
Casual Encounters Section on Craigslist
"Do you have anything that makes your sweat taste sweet?"
At a GNC store via @bryansafi
New Yorkers’ Superiority Complex
Wife: “What time is it?”
Wife: “No, what time in the real world?”
Hubby: “Oh, sorry, it's noon.”
At The Standard Hotel via @standardhwood
Why Put Labels on Things?
"No, I don't have a girlfriend. But I do know a woman who'd be mad at me for saying that."
At Coffee Bean via @RondaRousey
Jacket and Scarf Season in L.A.
"It’s going to be cold today. It's only going to be 70 degrees."
At the pool via @310Brad
Geography is Not My Best Subject
"L.A. is the best city in the world. Like better than Paris or New York or even Florida."
At dinner via @Mikaelkills