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Overheard In L.A.: Finding The Silver Lining After The Election

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In this week's edition of Overheard in L.A., Angelenos tried to deal with the aftermath of the election while still engaging in L.A. nonsense.

Overheard of the Week
"There are so many marches. Maybe I'll lose weight."
via @AustinADale

The More You Know
"If I had known alt right meant white supremacists, I wouldn't have voted Trump."
via @AnthonyNagatani

Priorities
"I can't make it tonight, my tarot workshop is in Studio City and I have to be there by 5. How about we do lunch at Tender Greens tomorrow?"
via @jon.directo

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I think we all wish we were cats these days …
"Sometimes when I meditate, I think about my past life as a cat."
via @meanlis69

Life Lessons
"Trees don't have blood honey, it's called sap."
via @sarahk_music

Fun Fact: He’s 5’7”
"I'll have a small Al Pacino."
via @AbigailBruffy

So much for “super”
"So, its just a moon, right?
via @RGrenader

Shouldn’t have missed that tarot workshop
"Scorpio Rising is a really bad time for an election."
via @ddinerman

From Slovene-he-a
"He's totally creating jobs. Demand for Melania drag queens has skyrocketed."
via @lax2nrt

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 tips@laist.com. (In the e-mail, put "overheard" in the subject and tell us who said it, where they said it and any amusing context.)

Previously:
Overheard In L.A.: As Full Moon Approaches, My Inner Shadow Struggles
Overheard In L.A.: Excuse Me, Have You Heard About Harambe?
Overheard in L.A.: Pagan Witchcraft Isn't For Amateurs
Overheard In L.A.: Let's Live Our Utopian Fantasies At The Container Store
Overheard In L.A.: My Psychic Hasn't Been Getting Back To Me Either!
Overheard In L.A.: The Warlock She's Working With Is Very Powerful
And more!