Overheard in L.A.: Don't Laugh At Our Crazy New Diet
This week's edition of Overheard in L.A. features bits of overheard conversation from the WeHo Target, USC and the hallways of Conde Nast West.
Overheard of the Week
"Throwing full caution to the wind today. I'm eating bread!"
In the hallowed hallways of Conde Nast via Megan Ruggieri
Let's Get This Straight
Person 1: "I'm going to stop eating carbs everyday at 4pm."
Person 2: "Oh, I want to try that too! Is that 4pm Pacific Time?"
I've Seen This Episode Of 'Girls'
Girl on a pink beach cruiser: "And then she told me I had to get a job, and I was like 'Ugh,' cause that's totally going to put a damper on my lifestyle!"
Near USC via Elissa Stooker
I've Seen This RomCom
"I'm a really hot girl, but I still have social anxiety. Is that a good premise?"
At open mic via @luhrsman
An Alternate History Of The Supreme Court
"Isn't Sonia Sotomayor the woman that killed Selena?"
In WeHo Target via @locoliinda
"Like I'm losing interest in you, but we have a good time together. Are you gonna eat that chicken?"
At lunch via @megmilll
Some People Have Real Problems
"When I was in kindergarten, I wasn't allowed to wear fake jewelry because my family was in the diamond business."
In Brentwood via @ScottLenet
Don't We All
"I have medical marijuana for bronchitis."
Brave New World
Guy to a girl trying something new: "I know, right?! It's just iced tea and lemonade!"
via Katie Townley
"I've been a fan of Jonathan Gordon Levitt for 10 years."
At Sundance via @hannahmarks
"I am a house music producer. It's a new style. It's like a band but you make it by yourself on a computer."
At the post office via @robertcrouch
Focusing On The Things That Matter
"Hollywood is filled with so many beautiful women I gotta start judging them based on their personality."
Not That There's Anything Wrong With That
"I look like a trainwreck that you'd see shopping on Melrose at like, four in the afternoon."
How We Do Nature
Well-dressed woman 1: "Do you go camping or glamping?"
Well-dressed woman 2: "Glamping. It's fun. At least you can take showers."
Would You Call It Anthemish? Or More Anthemistic?
"It's really anthemy...there are lots of anthems. Lots of anthem songs."
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