Overheard in L.A.: Our Ridiculously Bougie Food Emergencies
This week's edition of Overheard in L.A. features bits of overheard conversation from Starbucks, upscale food restaurants and a SharkNado party.
Overheard of the Week
"I need to go get my raw milk. I haven't had it in 3 days and I'm, like, shaking."
WHY DID YOU DO THAT?
"I ate a croissant from Starbucks...I feel really guilty."
More Coffee Shop Tragedies
"I got a latte instead of a frappe."
Los Angeles Problems
"I'm sorry I didn't suck my arm fat in."
Girl looking at magazines: "Who is 'John Bennett'? What happened to him?"
Boy: "Who? Oh, um no, that's JonBenét Ramsey."
At the Albertson's checkout line in Los Feliz via Cristina Watkins
"When you walk out of the USC campus you're in, like, Compton."
"What's with all those cars with pink mustaches on the front bumper? Is that a Trayvon Martin thing?"
At a coffee shop via @DanielAmerman
Our New Reference Point
"The budget for that [10-person] dinner must have been more than the budget of SharkNado!"
Guy sternly talking to his friend/boyfriend/whatever: "You need to stop being Miss Congeniality and stopping to say 'hi' to everyone every five feet!"
At The Abbey during Sunday Funday via Andre Rocha
They're Trying To Make Steampunk A Thing
One screenwriter to another: "Steampunk should catch on, let's make the script more steampunk."
At a Starbucks via @_anna_bolina_
"I don't have to tell girls I'm funny on my online dating profile. They know I'm funny when they meet me."
At a coffee shop via @virginialouise
"I am so excited to be dumped! I haven't been single since Grindr went online."
A Little Social Media Prayer
"If he Tinders you back, it's meant to be."
At the Postal Service concert via Will Cassayd-Smith
How You Know You're Home
"Please go to baggage carousel 'B', as in Botox."
Over the intercom at LAX via @micaelaerlanger
"This is like the coldest July we've ever had in our entire lives, right?!"
In Beverly Hills via @LERYL
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