Overheard in L.A.: What Our Homophobic Neighbors Are Saying
This week's edition of Overheard in L.A. features bits of overheard conversation from CVS, Hollywood and Highland and Applebee's.
Overheard of the Week
Woman on cell phone: "Ask the homosexual that lives across the street if he's paved his driveway yet."
At an Alhambra Applebee's via Robert Floyd-Finch
"Do pregnancy tests work the same way if you poop on them?"
At CVS via @KittiDee
"Ugh, how many Thanksgiving posts do I have to like?!"
How We're Feasting
Woman 1: "Don't eat too much!"
Woman 2: "Oh, I never eat."
At the hair salon via @sirenevirbila
Our Priorities Are Clear
"Pro, he has a great body. Con, uh.. I don't know."
I've Seen This SNL Skit
"Yeah so I could like, cauterize the artery, or whatever."
The 1 Percent
Little kid: "Mom, if we wash Daddy's car can we get an extra $100 of allowance this week?"
At CVS via @kristina_tucci
Where Hipsters Roam
"I love F sharp to A."
Girl 1: "You got fat."
Girl 2: "You did, too"
Girl 1: "How could you say that!"
"I don't buy women drinks, I buy them shots."
Brand New Day
Driver of "Hollywood Tours" van to pedestrian: "Hey Johnny! You're outta prison!"
Johnny: "Sure am!"
At Hollywood and Hollywood via Phil Eastman
Jerks From A Bygone Era
"Dude the girls at 'SC were so much prettier when I went here."
At the game via @Diana_C_Banana
Making Hard Decisions
"What are we gonna do? I don't want to go see a movie or get a manicure."
At brunch via @nathangotsch
"I'm sorry, I allow a guy to wear only up to 3 vintage-historical accoutrements. After that, you're in a costume."
At The Parish LA via @garymbaum
It's On The Tip Of My Tongue
"What's the name of that Patrick Swayze movie where he's a ghost?"
Little girl: "Wouldn't it be great if, instead of stinging you, bees rescued you from quick sand?"
"You're taking me to see that movie with that f**kin' lion in that f**kin' boat?"
It Starts Young
Little girl to mom: "It's Black Friday, remember? Everyone gets something on Black Friday
Did He Sparkle?
"Yeah, remember that guy she was dating? The one who said he was a vampire?"
At dinner via @lavidalabianca
How We're Pissing Off Our Family
"My family's really traditional Mexican Catholic but I'm having my black gay BFF w/ tons of tattoos marry me. That'll shock 'em."
How Our Cover Was Blown
Guy: "My older sister is 26."
Girl: "I thought YOU were 26."
Guy: "Oh sometimes I forget how old I am."
At the airport via @shinemary3
"Mom, was 50 Shades of Grey any good?"
"All the best nutritionists are anorexic."
Go Crazay, Babay
"Can we get drunk, listen to One Direction and do something we wouldn't normally?"
"Ah, oh shit: I have reached double digits."
In Silver Lake via @MidwestMolly
"Dude, I'm so drunk right now, I don't even know what I'm doing in here, but there are so many things."
At Cost Plus via @futuregreta
10-Year-Old Kid: "I think I'm dehydrated. My heartbeat is definitely elevated."
At the Beverly Connection Nordstrom Rack via Hollywood Amazon
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