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Overheard in L.A.: Why We're Not Driving Our Ferraris

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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

Retro Sound
Policeman at Grimes concert: "Sounds like the dial-up for AOL."
At Make Music Pasadena ‏@emilyfbrownell

True Talent
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

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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?"

Manly Love
"Man, you are in shape. I wish I had your body. Can I see your abs? No homo."

Pothead Evolution
"Stoners, play it more Beavis and Butthead than Jerry Garcia."
In the audition room @

Modern Mommying
"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

Boardwalk Infomercial
"I love how the beach comes with its own cup holders."
via @sarahjeanious

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."
via @Martynlenoble

What—Me Worry?
"I didn't even pay my taxes this year so I'm not really worried about it."
At Central Casting @LTBcomedy

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Just FYI
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

Fair Trade
"I'll trade you a hat for an orgy painting."
via @rebecca_bee

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."
via @AnimationMerc

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

Pet Projects
"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 (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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