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Overheard in L.A.: Why Our Wedding Was A Failure
This week's edition of Overheard in L.A. features bits of overheard conversation from Runyon Canyon, Topanga Canyon coffee shops and college campuses.
Overheard of the Week
Woman: "OMG, I just realized they didn't play 'Gangam Style' at our wedding!"
At Brick + Mortar in Santa Monica via Hannah Nielsen
It...Does A Body Good?
"Why would anyone squeeze juice out of a giant mammal and drink it?"
Is There An Echo In Here?
"I'm Shaman, what's your name?"
In a Topanga Canyon coffee shop via @TheLALifeCoach
What Someone Says At Every Party
"Well, everyone's allergic to sugar..."
At an L.A. party via @HanaMichels
Genetic Engineering For A Better Tomorrow
"If they can make watermelons seedless, I'm pretty sure they can make dogs that don't shit."
At Runyon Canyon via Wendy
Back-To-School Shopping With Cash
First student: "I don't know if I should get the black iPad mini or the white one."
Second student: "Get the black one! To match your black iPhone!"
At USC via Katie
If There Is A God
"Will there be Xanax in heaven?"
Los Angeles Problems
"I need to stop following so many porn stars on twitter."
School's Back In Session!
"I don't need to be drunk to be a stripper."
On campus via @Kreativity85
Someone's Having Fun
"It's called Saddle Ranch in W Hollywood. So much fun!"
Taking A Chance
Man speaking into dictaphone: "I'm giving my notice today. Stop.
I make films now. Stop.
They're going to need a new juggler. Stop."
On the Venice Boardwalk via Jonathan
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