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Overheard in L.A.: Our Award-Winning Thoughts
This week's edition of Overheard in L.A. features bits of overheard conversation from the Cheesecake Factory, tailgating and the urinals of a movie theater.Overheard of the Week
Child being mentored: "I have an award-winning thought!"
Coworker Guy: "Ya, he kind of looks like Mario."
Coworker Girl: "... A Mario I wanna bang!"
via Katharine Jarmul
"Sorry, the guest sent back this wine. Didn't know Chardonnay was white."
At the Cheesecake Factory via @tonyspats
"I saw a chameleon today. So obviously, it was a pretty shitty chameleon."
"I want to see 'Book Of Mormon' but someone said the book is better than the play."
via @zacsanford (who swears it wasn't a joke)
I Feel You
"No-uh! Not my style! Let Robby be Robby!"
In the Buffalo Exchange changing room via @
Now I Ain't Sayin' She A Gold Digger
"Do you have any venture capitalist friends that I can have sex with?"
At the UCLA tailgate via @RobbinsKate
"Hash tag: ex-boyfriends suck"
How Sexism Works
Guy 1: I like any move Sean Penn is in.
Guy 2: You know he was married to Madonna back in the day?
Guy 1: EWWW GROSS, REALLY? She's so old.
In the bathroom at Regal Cinema downtown via Jesse Fiorino
Woman: "I'm trying to grow out my mustache for Movember to show my support but its not really working."
If You Have To Ask...
"You gotta realize that there are smart people and there are dumb people... I think I'm in the middle."
How We Help Our Friends
"Quiet! I'm trying to tell you that Mercury is in retrograde, so you need more time go to the airport."
At an industry screening via @yogoldsmith
It Starts Young
6-year-old: "Siri, do you know the BEST pizza parlor in the UNIVERSE??!"
It All Evens Out
"It's ok that women make 75 cents on the dollar cuz you get free drinks!"
It's Hard Keeping Up With The Cool Kids
"I would just eat all the whip cream thinking that's how I was getting high. I didn't know how to do it."
You Say That Like It's A Bad Thing
"Belts are so 90's."
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