Overheard in L.A.: How Vegans Chill Out
This week's edition of Overheard in L.A. features bits of overheard conversation from the Grove, a screening of "Magic Mike" and a firework show.
Overheard of the Week
"Do you have vegan Xanax?"
"Ordering an Eggs Benedict right after 4th of July?"
At a diner via @karrijune
It's A Cycle
"Cheers to your sobriety!"
As pint glasses clink via @anakincarver
When Plot Gets In the Way
Woman coming out of "Magic Mike": "It was good at first, but then there was too much story!"
We Want the Best For Our Kids
Someone calling for their kid: "Hennessy, come here!"
At a fireworks show via @JennaElfman
We Want the Best For Our Dogs
"I only give my dog bottled water, tap water is just too toxic."
Going Both Ways
Grocery store employee: "Paper or plastic, sir?"
Customer: "Doesn't matter. I'm bisacksual."
At grocery store via @emadgeorgy
"Maybe you should eat make-up to be pretty on the inside."
“That perfume just reminds me of douche.”
"Have you ever seen her go to the bathroom by herself? It's amazing!"
In an elevator @ericfmartin
"I've been using reversible underwear for years"
On set via @lifeafterdenim
"If I can't be a good example, at least I can be a horrible warning."
"He needed it, but you just don't shave another man's dog!"
At the park via @joelrubin
It's A Compliment
"You have the perfect round head for baldness"
Know Your Own Strength
White male hipster: "DUDE! All I'm saying is I know what I'm good at, and I know what I'm NOT good at: I'm not good at working, but I'm REALLY good at drinking!"
At the Eagle Rock Fresh 'n' Easy parking lot via X. Hernández
"What would you rather be: fat or the yellow Starburst? No one eats the yellow Starburst."
At the Grove via @Carolineoncrack
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LAist writer Amanda Schwartz contributed to this post.