Overheard in L.A.: The Endeavour Space Shuttle Edition
This week's edition of Overheard in L.A. features bits of overheard conversation from Gelson's, the pool and wherever we were when we saw Endeavour.
Overheard of the Week
City Hall worker: "If people were mad about us watching the Olympics, they're really gonna be mad today."
On the crowded roof of City Hall via @KPCCrina911
She: "Did you see the space shuttle fly over?"
He: "Nooo, I missed it."
She: "Oh that's awful it was so rad."
He: "That's okay, I'll catch it next time."
In Starbucks via anonymous
Person 1: "Wait, wait I think I hear something"
Person 2: "Dude, that's a lawnmower."
Waiting for the Endeavour launch at Mt Mount St. Mary's via @peterkiefer
The One Person Let Down By Endeavour
"Why didn't we hear the sonic boom?"
Just Another Day at the Office
"They're going to put me in a giant Godzilla suit and pour chocolate syrup all over me."
At the gym via @jlovinger
Wardrobe Malfunction Paranoia Syndrome
Kat Dennings: "It's not because I have terrible posture, it's from fear of things coming out."
At the Emmys via Perez Hilton
Isn't It Romantic?
"It's been 2 years, do you want to get married?"
Outside the bathroom via @MissMirsky
"Why do you get organic there's not even a difference."
In a restaurant via @chelseaellayne
Not So Much
"Gin & Tonic 'cause I'm supersonic."
At the bar via @matthewrgeller
This One's Too Easy
One Hollywood type to another: "Zombie movies are dead."
"How much self control does it take to work in a bubble wrap factory?"
Match Made In Heaven
"I'm meeting this girl on Twitter for a cupcake for the first time. I'm nervous."
What The Cool Kids Are Doing
Children: "Why don't we play "Hunger Games"-style?"
Attorney: What gear were you in at the moment of the impact?
Witness: Gucci sweats and Reeboks
"How far back do you check for a criminal record?"
At a job interview via @Aaronis5ft2
Hipster or 5-Year-Old?
"I need to start watching 'Muppet babies.' Is it on Netflix?"
Silver Lake via @lorivoj
Douche: "I got that shirt."
Douche's friend: "What color?"
Douche: "It's the same color as the interior of my Ferrari."
At LMU @TylerJamesWells
How We're Keeping Our Marriage Strong
"Wife wouldn't let me get (a Corvette). Didn't want me picking up chicks. Once I got too old to pick 'em up she let me get one."
Cool Story, Bro
"Oh, (500) Days of Summer? I saw it at the theater, with a girl that looked like Zooey Deschanel."
At a Hollywood Starbucks @mnpx_
Hardcore Sports Fan
"She loves going to football games to watch the Lakers."
"Are you in the middle of something....besides eating a cookie?"
I HATE It When That Happens
"I think I just accidentally texted my racist dentist."
At Arclight via @peterjwolfgang
"...I believe in science. But scientists are all controlled by Satan..."
At Gelson's in Hollywood via @kirstenbarrie
Why Cats Run Our Lives
"If I don't greet my cats when I come in when I come home from work, they will get really pissed."
At pool via @austinhbell
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