Overheard in L.A.: All We Want For Christmas
This week's edition of Overheard in L.A. features bits of overheard conversation from auditions, Target and the 99 Cent Store.Overheard of the Week
"I'd really like an agent for Christmas."
Advice If You DO Get An Agent
"Yeah, but you probably shouldn't have fucked your agent."
At LAX via @britt27ash
Because Art Is Not Exploitative
"I want to do a photograph project down in skid row. At like, magic hour. When the bums come out."
In Atwater via @RobKerkovich
In Defense Of Bad Art
"Look, we don't write this shit, we just cast it."
At an audition via @kimyarbrough
Latest Trend: The "Nothing" Diet
"There's food over here. You eat, right?"
At a party via @Rick_Andreoli
Tricks Of The Trade
"I love coffee and how it takes away hunger."
In class via @theCPrice
"This week has been the best week of my life on Instagram."
Kids These Days Have It Easy
"I swear to God, if we had Red Bull in the 70s we never would've used cocaine."
At 99 Cent Story In Venice via @lazycowgirl
Californian Complaints About "The Help"
"Clearly the maids don't get feng shui."
Life Is Better in TV Land
"I want to live in a telenovela. I don't want the telenovela drama, but I want the house."
At the dinner table via @staravalos
What We're Looking For In A Pet
"I want a dog that'll question me and make me think."
In Santa Monica via @laurenspieller
Why We Hate Beverly Hills
"Thats why I hate Beverly Hills. You can't park on the street overnight! What is this... a fascist, police state?"
On Melrose via @garrettmercer
Hanukkah In Santa Monica?
"GTL. Gym. Tan. Latkes"
"I want to see some revolutionary (latte art) shit."
Malnutrition Can Be Delicious
"So literally all I ate for five days was cookies...Hawaiian cookies."
At USC via @katemyshipmate
Someone on hold: "Fuck this Christmas music, I'm a Jew."
Truth In Advertising
"Moron With A Fist. That might make a decent action movie."
In the office via @cinefamily
Abbot Kinney Hasn't Totally Sold Out
"I have a free hour. I think I'll rollerblade."
On Abbot Kinney via @girlmeetsbear
TMZ or TMI?
"...AND where Josh Hartnett experienced explosive diarrhea!"
On a TMZ tour bus via @torrehealy
Martha Stewart-Approved Gift Ideas
"Well, joints ALWAYS make great presents. And they're easy to wrap!"
At work via @TheSeanBrewster
Parents Say The Darnedest Things
"Knock it off. Santa is watching."
At Target via @NateDog_LA
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