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Overheard In L.A.: People Out There In Our Nation Don't Have Maps
This week's edition of Overheard in L.A. features bits of overheard conversation from people who need a geography lesson, really like talking about their mom, and also have a few Michael Keaton movies to catch up on.
Overheard Of The Week
"Oh right, you were in an ashram for the 80s. That's why you haven't seen Mr. Mom."
via @MaggieShipstead at Pilates class
Creepy Pickup Line, Dude
"Something about your eyes reminds me of old pictures of my mother."
People Out There In Our Nation Don't Have Maps
"I always get confused between the Western Hemisphere and the Midwest. Which one is America again?"
I Thought The Internet Was Broken
"My mom is sending me pictures of Kim Kardashian's butt."
via Cassie P.
"I'm not bisexual. I just go for whatever's convenient."
Huh, There's A Few Overheards Involving Moms This Week
"Hi, mom! I'm over here in California eating kale!"
How Did Those Guys At Woodstock Do It?
"I don't like to sit down while I'm on acid."
via @garbs at the Tame Impala show
What, Exactly, Were You Expecting?
"Not what I expected a band called 'Fuck Party' to sound like."
via @harrismayer in Silverlake
You Should Totally Do It, YOLO Na Mean?
"Not gonna lie, I'm afraid to, but I really wanna try heroin. But I know I wouldn't get addicted cause I'm ADD."
via @JoeyPollari at AFI FEST
Our Overheard in L.A. feature relies on you to send us the strange conversations you overhear in this city. Send them our way at firstname.lastname@example.org. (In the e-mail, put "overheard" in the subject and tell us who said it, where they said it and any amusing context.)
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