Overheard in L.A.: How Our Dreams Were Crushed
This week's edition of Overheard in L.A. features bits of overheard conversation from coffee shops, election parties and more coffee shops.
Overheard of the Week
"Until he started dating that gangbang porn star, I really thought we could work it out."
In a coffee shop via @rickbolton
"I fucked a Romney spokesman. It was a low point."
At an election party via @sheerling
"I am so meeting my future husband today. I can feel it."
On Bruin Walk via @adcary
There Are Downsides To Looking This Beautiful
"I wax all the time, and now my armpits are sore..."
In Burbank via @theStevenBailey
Why We Feel So Necessary
"The indie market is begging for this kind of project. Get Michael Cera on board."
At a coffee shop via @lalisa
Why We're Torturing Ourselves
"It's like the Hunger Games, but you want to be picked."
In line at "The Book of Mormon" via @TaylorChestnut
"I'm not saying she's crazy...but she wears colored contacts and runs a cat rescue out of her Ford Fiesta."
At Staples via @GreyDeLisle
"That dancer needs a bump, a drink or something!"
At The Abbey via @mike_a_wilson
"I'm sorry I can't come: the coven meets in an hour."
At a coffee shop (East of La Brea) via @JustinMikita
"The only things I'm not vegan for are pot brownies and pastries from my childhood."
Everything They Say About Hollywood Is True
"I'm a director. Therefore I never pass up on an opportunity to judge people."
Drug Dealing Gets Outsourced
"I just ordered peyote on the Internet."
At Griffith Park via @jocelyndaile
Picking Up Good Vibrations
"Hi, I'm Carol. I just came from Soul Cycle! Anyone want some kale?"
At the bowl via @a_ist
Model-type: "I'm starving! I could eat half a sandwich!"
Lawyers Of The Future
"When it comes to filing my taxes I'm Mitt f-ing Romney. I need an account in the Cayman Islands."
In LSAT class via @JessicaVidalll
Don't We All
"I hope to be as hot and drunk as Diane Sawyer in 40 years."
At an election party via @hijean
Doing God's Work
"No, I'm not going to write a ****** article based on what Drudge says about exit polls."
In the press room via @guyadams
Questions On November 6
"How can Obama fix Bush and the other Bush, the grandson and the grandfather, how can he fix all their shit?"
Outside polling place at Rosslyn Lofts downtown via Mason Stockstill
Guy talking on his phone and walking down the street: "Deny, deny, deny. That's what I'm doing."
On Fountain in Hollywood via Hollywood Amazon
Person 1: You're seeing someone much younger, right?
Person 2: Yeah, she's 23 but since she's Ukrainian that makes her like 35 in American years because they go through so much shit, ya know? I just need to know if she's anti-Semitic, you know how they are in that part of the world.
Person 1: But you already fucked her right?
Person 2: Yeah, of course.
At the Mark Taper Forum via Anji
Why We're Kind Of A Big Deal Around Here
Leggy girl to male friend: "I was hired to inspire those who inspire the world."
At LACMA via Maxplanar
Losing Our (Lefty) Religion
"I'd totally go to a Unitarian church, but I found this great yoga class on Sunday mornings…"
On the way to the Coliseum for a USC game via Andrew Goodney
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