Overheard in L.A.: Our Coachella Fantasies
This week's edition of Overheard in L.A. features bits of overheard conversation from Urban Outfitters, our fine local institutions of higher education and, of course, Coachella.
Overheard of the Week
Dude 1: "$9 for a slice!"
Dude 2: "So much money!"
Dude 1: "Dude, think of how much @TacoBell you could get for $9."
Dude 2: "Don't depress me!"
It's All Relative
"Going to the second weekend of Coachella is so... embarrassing."
In Los Feliz via @MysteryExec
"Sorry, I guess I've been eating too much glowstick tonight."
It's An Emergency
"Anybody have any bath salts?!!"
At Coachella via @irabrianmiller
Girl to her mother: "I don't know if I'm going to graduate from art school. I might just DJ."
On the Expo Line via @joshsteich
Losing Our Religion
"I LOVE brunches! That's why I don't go to church!"
"I know you guys don't have gluten-free bread, so I brought my own. Can you toast it for me?"
Eye Candy For Nerds
"How many boobs have we stared at today?"
At the Renn Faire via @devincf
The Beginning Of A Wonderful Evening
"We just ordered $47 worth of nachos. So we're gonna be here for a bit."
At the Farmers Market via @LordWilliam
"Can you wrap my pancakes in bacon?"
Party In The Front
"Her skirt was like a mullet. Long in the back. Short in the front."
"I'm going to go commit Sudoku downstairs."
In the office at Cinefamily via @cinefamily
"I forgot my sunglasses. This is why I got Botox. I squint a lot."
Aren't They All?
"I am a famous aspiring actress."
In Hollywood via @LostInTheMovies
Not A Compliment
Guy 1 on "Dancing With The Stars" pros: "She's aging well."
Guy 2: "She's 23."
At LAX via @DC_Douglas
"I can only pull strings with Gerard Butler a few times a year."
In office via @alexjustinger
"I dunno I always cut my hair when I drink lots of wine. Wait, you do too? Are you a Gemini?"
At Urban Outfitters via @LaurenBanks8
Our Line In The Sand
"I don't give a shit! It's just weed. I'm not on probation. You can't go tearing through my shit like that!"
"Nah, my mama's booty looks like a trapezoid."
Man to wife: "One day we'll be sitting here for Zooey Deschanel."
At a Barbra Streisand tribute via @ZeitchikLAT
Not Everyone Is Compatible
Guy on cell phone: "My ex-girlfriend's breast milk used to give me the hives."
Life Is So Hard
"They ran out of soy milk. So I'm not drinking soy milk. I'm drinking tears of disappointment."
At a UCLA dining hall via @thisisLeeAnn
Guy 1: "She's a whore, man."
Guy 2: "How do you know?"
Guy 1: "I sexted her twice so..."
By The Way
Female make-up artist: "I'd let J.Lo stick a turkey baster up my ass while doing her make-up. I'd let her do lines off my tits! Actually, I've done lines off Britney's tits..."
via Karli Watland
Sounds Like FUN
Student: "Seriously! We put the FUN in dysfunctional. We put the FUN in dysfunctional!"
At CSULA via Abigail Juaner
Tricks Of The Trade
"Dude, you bring a joint to a party and you're guaranteed at least three business cards."
Outside a party near West Hollywood via Eliot
Rules For Dating
Girl: "Stacy has a date tonight."
Guy: "On a Monday night?"
Girl: "Yeah, he must not be a sports fan."
Guy: "Deal breakerrr!"
In line at Lemonade downtown on night of NCAA championship via Michael Sandler
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