Overheard in L.A.: The Comic-Con Apocalypse Edition
By Amanda Schwartz
This week's edition of Overheard in L.A. features bits of overheard conversation from the writers' room, a nipple-less press conference and Comic-Con.
Overheard of the Week
"If there was a zombie apocalypse at Comic-Con, no one would know."
Party Hard, Guys
"Dad's driving home, right?"
At the Find Your Face Mate party via @samantharonson
"You're starting with a woman vomiting blood—so you're in good shape."
In the writers’ room via @TooMuchFire
Stay Strong, Abe
Guy dressed as Abraham Lincoln muttering to himself: "Vampires all around me."
At Comic Con via @BDisgusting
I’m Not Honest, But You’re Fascinating
"I'm not name dropping, but I'm friends with John Stamos."
At comicon via @Uptomyknees
Whatever You’re Into
“I go to church because I believe in shenanigans.”
At a bar via @thedaniel
Little girl to Cookie Monster at Comic Con: "Where's Elmo?"
Our Snacks Bring All the Boys to the Yard
"I brought so many bags of banana chips because I think they'll bring in the right kinds of boys."
"At work, I'm so focused I forget lunch. I even forget to Facebook."
Get Your Priorities Straight
Young woman: “I like younger guys who are hairless.”
Older Woman: “Not me, honey. I like old men who are heir-less.”
Sometimes You Just Have to Believe
"I don't know why they put pickles on a chicken sandwich. It doesn't make sense to me."
"Aw, man! We are out of nipples!"
Outside a press conference via @derekschulte
One mom to another: "You know I have my own hashtag!?”
At Shakespeare By the Sea via @edrinajenette
Takes a Certain Kind of Man
"You are the kind of guy who would name your daughter Taco."
Guy: "So since I've seen you last, I've been growing out this beard."
Girl: (walking and not looking up from her phone) "Ya, it's totally epic"
In Westwood via Jennifer Susich
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