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Overheard in L.A.: The "Trade You Lentils For Kombucha" Edition

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This week's edition of Overheard in L.A. features bits of overheard conversation from plenty of industry types, plus some dietary tradeoffs and this classic from LACMA on free museum day.

Overheard of the Week
Guy: "Is this a famous painting?"
Girl: "They're all famous paintings Alex, it's a museum."
via @angelmapp

OK, If You Throw In A Seaweed Snack
"Mind if I have a spoonful of lentil salad? I'll trade you a sip of my kombucha."
via @morgangrobe

Emphasis Hers
via @emilyhabeck

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From Dust It Came, To Dust It Shall Return
"Don't forget that 150 years ago, there was no music industry."
via @lauren_kinney

Your Parents Didn't Teach You?
"You're almost 30. You need to be able to light a one-hitter on your own."
via @mylifesacartoon

Possibly Vincent Gallo
"Wait, who the hell put on a Vincent Gallo record?"
via @touristique

Overheard At Urth, Obviously
"Did your Mom drink 8 Diet Cokes a day? I feel like it's a Bel-Air Mom thing."
via @AGiftedSociety

It Kind Of Depends If They Have Chest Hair
"I don't know how I feel about babies wearing v-necks."
via @privateenemy

Please Feel Free To Leave Again, Forever
"Seriously, like I left L.A. for a week and I feel, like, SO educated right now..."
via @woomeracat

Humblebrag From The Grove (Natch)
"I'm not trying to be glamorous. It just always turns out that way."
via @CMoecks

Hm, Have You Tried The Olive Garden?
"I'm looking for a nice restaurant. Like Cheesecake Factory."
via @DubStarAwesome

Guess The Screenwriter's Gender
"Now, the rape scene is not played for laughs, but..."
via @marieberd

SAG Burn
"This guy just feels so non-union to me."
via @mattiseman

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