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Overheard In L.A.: It's Like Burning Man In A Warehouse

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For a man to truly burn he mustn't be kept inside the confines of a warehouse. (Photo by Anna Jurkovska via Shutterstock)
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This week's edition of Overheard in L.A. features fond memories of Rollerball, a special instinct for Instagram, and a letter of recommendation from Will Ferrell.Overheard of the Week
"It's sort of like Burning Man in a warehouse."
via @slowdive

How could one forget?
"I saw Rollerball here!"
Overheard at the Arclight Hollywood, via @MrScottDavis

"Do you believe in premarital sax?"
"No it's a SAX. A SAXOPHONE. Yeah. It's JAZZ! At Starbucks."
Overheard phone conversation, via @torahhorse

Good main takeaway from the film
"I saw The Big Short. Y'know, Ryan Gosling. Sometimes he has a beard and sometimes he doesn't. It really changes his appearance."
via @joshstaman

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Old School
"Will Ferrell wrote me a letter of recommendation so I could go to USC."
via @DaniDinstman

I think that's a major at USC, actually
"I'm studying social media - I mean social studies."
A 12-year-old student said this, via @TJ_Fixman

Makes Sense
"My goal for 2016 is to cut down on alcohol so I can get drunk faster."
via @erinjennings

Meanwhile, at The Rainbow...
"I have to pee but that means I'd need to take my chaps off."
via @Eve_Barlow

#Basic Instinct
"Nah baby you have a really good instinct, you're gonna do real well on Instagram."
via @kmlindstedt

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Previously:
Overheard In L.A.: Can You Vape In Malls?
Overheard In L.A.: Forget It, Jake. It's Hollywood.
Overheard In L.A.: The Filter Will Take Out The Smog
Overheard in L.A.: I Just Wish The Nachos Were Gluten Free And Vegan
Overheard In L.A.: The New Downtown Whole Foods Is Literally Heaven
Overheard In L.A.: I Only Eat Cheese From Sweden
Overheard In L.A.: How Would You Yelp Review The Acid?
And more!