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Overheard In L.A.: They Stole My 'Angry Birds' Movie!
This week's edition of Overheard in L.A. features aspiring future #CoolParents, aspiring screenwriters, and somebody making a terrible discovery at the bakery.Overheard Of The Week
"Get off the phone Mom, I'm waiting for my agent to call me back."
Told You So
"Just got to the bakery. You were right. It's mostly carbs."
Still Not Scientology-Approved
"My acupuncturist might give me some organic Xanax."
"When I have kids, I can tell them that I got kicked out of Beyoncé for smoking a joint."
Hollywood, Land Of Original Ideas
"I can't believe they are making an Angry Birds movie. I had that idea!"
Speaking of which...
"It's like Shawshank Redemption meets Crocodile Dundee."
As Opposed To What?
"When he talked about eating the babies I didn't get that it was satire."
Before or After the #Rebrand?
"I reached 5,0000 followers on Instagram today!"
"Wow, congrats! Were you able to do it without getting naked?"
Only-in-L.A. Fusion Cuisine
"Es kosher si es bueno."
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