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Overheard In L.A.: Tragedy Strikes Runyon Canyon
This week's edition of Overheard in L.A. features bits of overheard conversation from people suffering a devastating tragedy in Runyon Canyon, who took the latest trendy food class, and some model parents.Tragedy Of The Week
"Oh NO, we forgot the selfie stick!!!!"
via @SalleyRaeHamer at Runyon Canyon
Might Be Easier To Get Them To Name Their Firstborn After You
"Trying to get someone to drive out from the Westside is like convincing them to name their firstborn after you."
Gotta Start 'Em Early
"How did they get their baby to wear a fedora?"
via Rosie S. at the Hollywood Farmers Market
"He's transgender, which is really relevant right now."
Parenting Done Right
"The baby probably has a contact high. I hope she's okay."
That's Not Real. Right?
"Do you guys have hemp milk?"
via @KianaParkerat Starbucks
Something To Aspire To
"I've never fucked a Native American. They're very hard to find."
"Yeah, I took a chocolate sensory class."
via @GarrettFBaker in Echo Park
"I'm having a hard time understanding how the M&M's relate to his spiritual life."
via @_snork_juice_ at USC Film School
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