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Overheard in L.A.: Why We're Not Driving Our Ferraris
This week's edition of Overheard in L.A. features bits of overheard conversation from auditions, a Grimes concert and the West Hollywood Target.
Overheard of the Week
"I can't drive my Ferraris in L.A. anymore, too low to the ground and too much traffic. So now I drive the AMG."
At the Fogo de Chao/Gyu-Kaku Beverly Hills valet via Lauren Maddox
Policeman at Grimes concert: "Sounds like the dial-up for AOL."
At Make Music Pasadena @emilyfbrownell
Stoner girl to another stoner girl: "OMG, it's like so hot that he can play the guitar AND sing at the same time."
Listening to a sexy performer at Venice Beach via @saricanchola
The Truth Hurts
"Why don't they have those mirrors that make you look better? This mirror makes me
look the way I really look."
At the West Hollywood Target via Hollywood Amazon
Tell Him Off "The" 101
Foreign tourist in rental car: "Sir, where is the Hollywood?"
"Man, you are in shape. I wish I had your body. Can I see your abs? No homo."
"Stoners, play it more Beavis and Butthead than Jerry Garcia."
In the audition room @
"Did someone text mommy? DID SOMEONE TEXT MOMMY? What are you kids downloading?"
No Surprise Endings Here
"She was a fruititarian. She only ate fruit. It didn't last long."
In Palm Springs @RockyRoadkill
How Could You Forget?
"That's not going to fit in the yoga-mobile, silly!"
At Ikea via @BoomPanda
"I love how the beach comes with its own cup holders."
Take It Or Leave It
"Dad, I want that bag of candy and if you don't buy it for me I'm going to rip up my Father's Day drawing."
"I didn't even pay my taxes this year so I'm not really worried about it."
At Central Casting @LTBcomedy
Guy: "You want some water?"
Girl: "No thanks, I'm super hydrated!"
Living the Dream
"I don't want to work in a cubicle because I need time to sit in a coffee shop."
Variety is the Spice of Life
“The doctor asked me for a list of medications so I wrote down all of the different types of wine I am drinking.”
It's All Been Downhill Since Then
“I haven’t been to Palm Springs since they outlawed bombs”
At Casa Vega via @BigNeLLyMarko
"I'll trade you a hat for an orgy painting."
You’re Too Polite
“Oh my god, where are my manners? Would you like to try meth?”
On the bus via @ANGRYSAM
In Case There Was A Question
"Can you kill yourself? I mean... not IRL but in the game."
No, It Would Be Awesome
"Would be bad if I took this cupcake with me to the gym?"
At the Standard Hotel via @standardhwood
First Time They've Been Confused
"Was that Gavin Newsom?"
At Bill Clinton's surprise appearance at Santa Monica Barnes & Noble via @Tom_Nuttall
"Ugh...only liberals care about goats..."
At Runyon Canyon via @AlexSchemmer
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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