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Overheard In L.A.: Art Is In The Eye Of The Beholder

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This week's edition of Overheard in L.A. features bits of overheard conversation from people who each respond differently to art, people with a little Ayn Rand (or Rand Paul) in them, and someone with a Pomeranian problem.

Overheard Of The Week
"And then I was like, 'I don't want to walk your stupid dog! It's a Pomeranian for fuck's sake.'"
via @xoEmilyMeyers

Which Show Are You Here For?
"This is like real life Tinder."
via Elizabeth C. at the LA Art Show

It's OK, Neither Do Adults, Kid
"I'm just a kid, I don't understand any of this."
via Edward H. at the LA Art Show

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"It makes me want ramen."
via Thecla M. at LACMA's 'Samurai' exhibit

The Nerve Of Some People
"Man, that guy I ran over had such an attitude."
via @DiFonzoMarks

Dad You're Embarrassing Me!
"If they made a calendar of sexy homeless people, I would be February."
via @MikaellaTaylor1 from her dad

Friends Of Dorothy
"That's the gay man's Mona Lisa."
via @mrjoezee by Dorothy's ruby slippers and gingham dress from The Wizard Of Oz at The Academy's Hollywood Costume exhibit

Libertarians Will Find A Reason To Get Mad Over Anything
"Doesn't that make the libertarian in you just want to scream?"
via @putaparapupusas

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