Overheard in L.A.: The Main Problem With Dating Actors
This week's edition of Overheard in L.A. features bits of overheard conversation from coffee shops, Whole Foods and other dark places.
Overheard of the Week
Girl on phone: "But you're an actor...What am I supposed to do, wait until you're famous?"
"Imagine what the cuticles of cavemen looked like!"
The First Rule Of Being An Intern
"Whatever you do, Aaron, don't get blackballed from Bay Cities the way our last intern did."
New Dating Euphemism: "He Must Be Renting Cars"
Young woman: "I texted him to hang out. He didn't text me back until 10:30 Friday night, saying sorry he can't text at work, and that he works every day so finding a time to meet up is going to be tough. So I guess he works at Enterprise car rental 7 days a week 24 hours a day? There must be a lot of people who need to rent cars."
At brunch in Los Feliz
It's A Tough Market
Young woman: "If I pay for coffee on a date, I devalue myself."
Put A Gun To My Head Why Don't Ya
"Would you like to kill a tree and get a bag or would you like to carry your items out?"
At Whole Foods via Hayden Hamilton
A Pop-Ups Only Kinda Gal
New Hipster Assistant: "Hey, do you know if that Thai place across the street is any good? It's on Yelp, and I don't like places that are on Yelp."
They'll Let Those Likes Go To Their Pretty Heads
"I've stopped liking chicks photos on Instagram. You know, it's just not a good look, having people see me like photos."
At a record label via jasminelizabeth
Maudlin and Slightly Racist?
"He had an Oscar-winning dick."
High-school kid: "I'd rather have a Ferrari than tits."
"You ever see the cover of "Born In The USA"? Well, my ass used to look just like Springsteen's on that."
Lift And Separate!
"I need a bra for my stomach."
Exasperated 9-year-old to mom: "You always ask if I wanna do this, or that! It's like you're the party-planner of my birthday!"
Beauty Problems 1
"After a wax, all my follicles are sore."
At a bar via @mikey_bauman
Beauty Problems 2
"It looks like the collagen is only in half of my lip!"
Make It Work
Director to actor: "Use that wretched memory and breath life into this tempest whore of a script!"
"What do you think if, at the beginning of the third act...[dramatic pause]...the love interest...dies?"
At a coffeeshop via @celinetherese
Don't Worry, They'll Do It Themselves
"I won't photograph hipsters...I mean...unless Urban Outfitters was going to hire me to."
Secrets Of Motherhood
"Let me tell you something about the first few months of breastfeeding...it is soooo boring."
At a coffee shop via @initials__tt
"If you're trying to stay single for life you're doing a great job, bitch."
In hair and make-up via @PaulZies
"I'm really shocked by the lack of Jesus in California."
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