Overheard in L.A.: The Hollywood Line That Makes Us Roll Our Eyes
This week's edition of Overheard in L.A. features bits of overheard conversation from Whole Foods, Hollywood and the gym.
Overheard of the Week
"I was actually the inspiration for 'Magic Mike'!"
"Let’s go somewhere...just not east of the 405."
How We Live
"Did you meditate about it?"
At a Whole Foods via @MichaelTKennedy
"Enjoy the Aquarius full moon!"
In West Hollywood via @amandapendo
"Being a writer in this town is a soul-crushing experience. I'm just fading into obscurity...also I hate Mendocino Farms."
Some Valley Realness
"I can't ever go back to Studio City."
In Northridge via @DrWestAnthony
"The only job I've ever quit was 'Girls Gone Wild.'"
Saving Us From Ourselves
"The new Gmail inbox thing is calling e-mails I send myself 'promotional.'"
Actors Are The Worst
"Hedgehogs are super hard to work with. It curled up every time it heard 'action.' Thank God we had backup hogs."
In Hollywood via @MichellecarmenG
"I had to think about someone else to get an erection. On our honeymoon."
Every City Has Their Own
"OMG, you guys are basically the Brad and Angelina of Inglewood!"
"Hey, when that chick passes by, hand me the 110 pound weights."
Girl: "So, what did you do this weekend?"
Guy: "I plead the Fifth!"
Girl: "The what?"
Guy: "Uh, you know. The Fifth Amendment?"
Girl: "Oh. I'm not, like, all religious and stuff."
At UCLA via Jack Mitchell
Professional sports player: "My weekend's going just fine, I just had my breakfast/dinner."
At Jan's Restaurant via Fran Levy
One woman to another as their dogs sniff each other: "Dogs always want to say hello to each other; we avoid it at all costs."
At Coffee Commissary via James Pulizzi
"No offense, but you're kinda high."
At a BBQ via @joncallender
"Maybe that's what's getting her in trouble is her love of beards."
In Los Feliz via Haley Mancini
Well, Alright Then
Him: "I'm not trying to get with you or anything."
Her: "I didn't even think you were"
Rich Girl Problemz
"I have an oddly shaped head so Channel sunglasses are too big for me. Gucci fits perfectly!"
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