Overheard in L.A.: The "Trade You Lentils For Kombucha" Edition
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."
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."
"DAD. I AM LOOKING FOR A JOB AND I AM STILL DOING MY STAND UP."
From Dust It Came, To Dust It Shall Return
"Don't forget that 150 years ago, there was no music industry."
Your Parents Didn't Teach You?
"You're almost 30. You need to be able to light a one-hitter on your own."
Possibly Vincent Gallo
"Wait, who the hell put on a Vincent Gallo record?"
Overheard At Urth, Obviously
"Did your Mom drink 8 Diet Cokes a day? I feel like it's a Bel-Air Mom thing."
It Kind Of Depends If They Have Chest Hair
"I don't know how I feel about babies wearing v-necks."
Please Feel Free To Leave Again, Forever
"Seriously, like I left L.A. for a week and I feel, like, SO educated right now..."
Humblebrag From The Grove (Natch)
"I'm not trying to be glamorous. It just always turns out that way."
Hm, Have You Tried The Olive Garden?
"I'm looking for a nice restaurant. Like Cheesecake Factory."
Guess The Screenwriter's Gender
"Now, the rape scene is not played for laughs, but..."
"This guy just feels so non-union to me."
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