Overheard in L.A.: Westside Lies
This week's edition of Overheard in L.A. features bits of overheard conversation from the 3rd Street Promenade, a music festival and Palm Springs.
Overheard of the Week
Man in his mid 20's to out-of-town guests: "So this is the Santa Monica Promenade....basically it's the heart of the Westside."
via Drew Thompson
"I would, but I'm dog walking for Alec Baldwin."
At Costco via @thomharp
30-something dude: "I've never even had a real job."
At Echo Park Rising via Laura Katz
"9/11 was an inside job. This frap is hitting the spot!"
At Coffee Bean via @_rajdesai
30 Is The New 40
Guy: "I always wonder if I'll have a midlife crisis."
Girl: "I had a mini one when I was 25, so I'm almost guaranteed to have a real midlife crisis when I turn 30."
Overheard at Gallagher's in Long Beach via Madison Fisher
"We should all really be smoking organic cigarettes."
At the Hollywood and Vine Trader Joe's via @lilbrigid
Achieving Our Goals
"I had to hold the Starburst package in a really specific way for the scene, but I totally nailed it!"
At a car wash on Gower via @JessicacaLG
Welcome To The Future
"Have you been watching The Orange Black? Black Orange? You have to download a special thing for it though. So I dunno."
At LAX via @Variety_AJM
Shit Heavy Drinkers Say
"He goes through women like we go through bottles of alcohol."
At the bar via @tiffinla0205
East Coast Blues
"We're going back home to LA, because daddy's sick and tired of NY."
On an airplane via @schnittman
What Are We Talking About?
''I don't got a TAP card but she always wanna tap.''
In a bus station via @thissnisdated
"It was a really weird UTI situation because I was on set."
Overheard at Pazzo Gelato in Silver Lake via @sarasafras
"My mouth tastes like I made a bad decision last night."
In Palm Springs via @charles_jensen
Demand Is High
"The mob is baying for cronut blood."
In the office via Allegra Ringo
"I only just realized they have a toaster here, I have been eating cold bagels for a month."
At Caffe Vita on Sunset Blvd.
Not Working It
Woman to her seatmates: "I don't make an effort to get to know celebrities, it's too much work."
On a flight to Vegas via anand
Male cashier to tweens. "At what age do you start wearing make-up?"
Girl: "I started when I was 2!"
In West Hollywood via Sharon Knolle
Be Careful What You Wish For
"Fooooooorever drunk...I wanna be forever drunk!"
At the exit of the Rose Bowl Justin Timberlake & Jay Z concert via Yvette Rios
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