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Overheard In L.A.: My Mom Took Me To Raves Before I Was Born

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In this week's edition of Overheard in L.A., we met your mom at a rave.Overheard of the Week
"My mom took me to raves before I was actually born."
via @awesometapes, the Twitter account for record label Awesome Tapes From Africa. You can listen to many of the available tunes here.

Pokemon love art
"This place is like the Pokemon holy grail!"
Overheard while listening to jazz at LACMA, via @AJGibson

...and a hot bath
"There's a Pokemon gym near here, but I think it's more of a Pokemon bathhouse."
Overheard while listening to jazz at LACMA, via @MichaelVarrati

It me
"What? Applebee's? IM DOOOWN"
Overheard phone convo, via @conktails

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One of Life's biggest questions
"If I take him out of Montessori school, do I have to pay her more child support?"
Overheard at brunch in Highland Park (duh), via Kelsey H.

They can be a bit rough around the edges at first
"I dated a diamond detective, and he was like, the worst person."
via @thecroftonshow

Sage wisdom
"Bro, cardinal rule: Never text while you're spotting."
Overheard at the gym (duh), via @bryanbranly

Chlamydia Swift-Hiddleston
"If Chlamydia wasn't a STD, it would be a beautiful name for a girl."
via @LaurenWW

Good little pick-me-up
"I was so bored last night, I started trading my stocks!"
Overheard at USC (duh) via @verykelby

"Virginia, that's east coast, right?"
via @hahathatsword

Isn't there a Vox Explainer?
"Hey, man, I'm looking to live in a van myself. Do you have some advice?"
Asked in earnest by a young skateboarder in Venice, via @mikeylikestv

This is what a feminist looks like
"Rock paper scissors LIPSTICK, lipstick beats everything, you lose."
via Lary_Mou

La vita e bella
"I'm holding two pizzas. I have nothing to complain about. Life is good."
via @matsuyacreative

"I'm not worried about Zika 'cause my brain's small already."
via R.V.

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