Support for LAist comes from
We Explain L.A.
Stay Connected

Share This

This is an archival story that predates current editorial management.

This archival content was written, edited, and published prior to LAist's acquisition by its current owner, Southern California Public Radio ("SCPR"). Content, such as language choice and subject matter, in archival articles therefore may not align with SCPR's current editorial standards. To learn more about those standards and why we make this distinction, please click here.

Arts and Entertainment

Overheard in L.A.: The Rain Is Over, We’re Ready to Party

Snow in the mountains over Los Angeles after the rain, taken from the Kenneth Hahn Recreational Area in February 2011 (Photo by raphaelmazor via Flickr)
Stories like these are only possible with your help!
You have the power to keep local news strong for the coming months. Your financial support today keeps our reporters ready to meet the needs of our city. Thank you for investing in your community.

This week's edition of Overheard in L.A. features bits of overheard conversation with questionable celebrity brags and food choices.Overheard of the Week
"Makes sense that L.A. is about to get hit with rain because Mercury is in retrograde."
via @serenamckinney

Because he's the Joan Rivers of gurus?
"I was definitely the best dressed person seeing the Dalai Lama."
via @sherlyhomes

Some time in the 2000s ...
"I'm trying to remember when we were together. Oh, when did 9/11 happen?"
via @CaraSantaMaria

He wants you to eat more kale, too
“I’ve been praying a lot and God told me to do a cleanse.”
via @MiaSerafino

Support for LAist comes from

Yes. Every time we leave the house.
"Don't you feel a weird sense of triumph that we went out?"
via @tsbear

As long as there's cheesy bread, we're there
“Let’s meet at Sizzler for mimosas.”
via @thh70

And it was a perfect replica of my cochlea
“Then I woke up in the hospital and they were vacuuming Silly Putty out of my ear."
via @i_Lean

Color us impressed
"Flo from the Progressive commercials is one of my best friends."
via @DanishAndOneill

Fair enough
"I’m like, if Google doesn’t know about it, how can I?"
via @Thehollybaird

Just dig 'em up and serve 'em basically
“I'll take the brussel sprouts. Skip the cheese. And the olive oil on the side.”
via @JohnOrsanic

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

Overheard in L.A.: Miley Cyrus’ Flying Weiner
Overheard in L.A.: The Valentine’s Day Edition
Overheard in L.A.: We’re Already So Over Dumb Starbucks
Overheard in L.A.: That Time We Sort of Met Justin Bieber
Overheard in L.A.: Overheard in L.A.: The 'Everything I Do Is An Audition' Edition
Overheard in L.A.: The Sad Truth About Adam Levine's Complexion
Overheard in L.A.: The Word Angelenos Will Never Stop Saying
Overheard in L.A.: How We're Losing Our Minds
Overheard in L.A.: The Main Problem With Dating Actors
Overheard in L.A.: The Truth About Horrible Drivers
Overheard in L.A.: Why Our Wedding Was A Failure
Overheard in L.A.: Things We Want From An Open Relationship
Overheard in L.A.: Westside Lies
Overheard in L.A.: Why The Walk Of Shame In L.A. Is Extra Shameful
And more!