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Overheard in L.A.: Don't Laugh At Our Crazy New Diet

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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?"
via @mtnsurfer

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

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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

Ice Cold
"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."
via @DougOliphant

Brave New World
Guy to a girl trying something new: "I know, right?! It's just iced tea and lemonade!"
via Katie Townley

Try Again
"I've been a fan of Jonathan Gordon Levitt for 10 years."
At Sundance via @hannahmarks

Time Warp
"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."
via @chrisdunhamlive

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."
via @merrieswain

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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."
via @_AaronMassey

Would You Call It Anthemish? Or More Anthemistic?
"It's really anthemy...there are lots of anthems. Lots of anthem songs."
via @kyleconkright

Our Overheard in L.A. feature relies on you to send us the strange conversations you overhear in this city. Send them our way at (In the e-mail, put "overheard" in the subject and tell us who said it, where they said it and any amusing context.)

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