Overheard in L.A.: Shit People Say At Auditions
This week's edition of Overheard in L.A. features bits of overheard conversation from Runyon Canyon, auditions and Abbot Kinney.
Overheard of the Week
"If you're not comfortable being botox'ed, don't audition for this spot."
One kid to another: "Halloween is such a bittersweet holiday. I mean, you get scared...but you get candy."
"A Pinterest? No, I'm not engaged. Do you have one?"
What About "Book of Mormon"?
Girl: "I don't like 'South Park' because I can't really relate to the characters... I like "American Dad" though."
On the bus via e-mail
How We Ride
"Next time I'm bringing beer."
At CicLAvia via Hollywood Amazon
California's Secret History
Girl: Like NO ONE in California knows this but Bundy Avenue has the same name as that serial killer.
Guy: Ted Bundy.
Girl: No. Bundy.
Guy: His name was Ted Bundy.
In West L.A. via Alissa Orber
How We're Dealing With This Cold Snap
"I woke up this morning and had to turn on the heater, it was 67 degrees! Can you believe that?"
This Is The Best
"What is 'de facto'? I'm trying to rhyme something for pterodactyl."
Person 1: "You must be starving it's 3 pm—way past lunch."
Person 2: "It's happy hour, let's do that instead."
Husband: "Honey, Trader Joe's now sells kale chips."
On Abbot Kinney via @
"He was fat skinny."
Our Personal Hell
"God, please please help me. I hate this place."
At Kinko's via @TotsyMinor
"I just got married. I'm gonna go use a crockpot."
In the loge section via @wasupbuttercup
A "VERY famous celebrity: "Been twat punching girls in their thunder boxes."
At Runyon Canyon via @landonashworth
Godwin's Law For Parents
Father to his child: "You're worse than a Nazi."
At a pumpkin patch via @kileytaslitz
Just In Time For The Holidays
"So I've finished my sculpture. It's a reindeer. I painted it black."
At Sunset Junction via @EatingLA
"You suck at Haiku."
Our Crazy Endeavours
"This is the Twilight Zone. I'm sure this is the Twilight Zone."
Along the space shuttle route at Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard via @ronlin
"I'm crying, I don't know [if] it's cause I'm sleepy or scared."
In a haunted house via @CineEdwin
Valley Girl 1: "What is sake?"
Valley Girl 2: "I think it’s like red bull."
At a sushi restaurant via @benmekler
"Transformers is unrealistic, Megan Fox would never fall for Shia Labeouf."
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