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Overheard In L.A.: Sex, Drugs, And Rock 'n' Roll. And Burritos
This week's edition of Overheard in L.A. takes us to the dark underbelly of FYF Fest, and beyond.Overheard of the Week
"Why would Diana Ross perform at a bowling alley?"
A Lyft passenger who didn't know what the "Hollywood Bowl" was, via Corey B.
Around the corner from the arts & crafts station
"Excuse me, where can I find the bad trip tent?"
Overheard at FYF, via @mullingitover
She don't lie
"Sooo ughhh I did cocaine???"
...and, the aftermath of FYF, via Carman T.
Shouldn't be too hard in this town
"We just need to get people to agree to appear naked who normally would never do that."
Overheard phone convo at Starbucks, via @EnzoMileti
"I love your lips. Are they yours?"
Overheard nurse practitioner at a dermatology clinic in Westwood, via Erin G.
Get it right!
"Oh, but I'm a METHOD actress."
Let's keep this one out of context
"It's not you; it's the burrito."
Curry in a hurry
"I was like, where am I gonna buy my curry? Then I was like oh my god, Amazon."
Overheard in Silver Lake, via @janinedemaria
Well, if a doctor says so it must be true
"My friends therapist says having sex is a really great way to get to know someone."
Overheard at the Sherman Oaks Galleria, via Joseph O.
Not sure I'd care to be in tune with the environment of DTLA
"You're just not getting enough locally sourced organic food in your diet to be in tune with your environment."
Overheard in downtown L.A., via @ksphotos
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