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Overheard in L.A. at Coachella: "You're Not My Bro, Dude"
This week's round-up includes snippets of conversation overheard from the stages of Indio to the bike-clogged streets of CicLAvia.
Overheard of the week
Bro: "YOU'RE NOT MY BRO, DUDE!"
At Coachella via @green_emily
A Tweet That Needs an Instagram
"This is like trying to navigate a Salvador Dali painting."
At Coachella via @avflox
A Tweet That Doesn't Need an Instagram
"Can I Instagram our wristbands?"
At Coachella via @CHELSEAinLA
You're Thinking of Drugs
"It's actually better for your skin long term if you don't use sunscreen."
Coachella via @CHELSEAinLA
"Oh no sweetie, if you have a problem you have to face it, not Facebook it!"
"Would that be 'Je ne haz pas cheezburger?'"
Newsroom via @aminawrite
Is This What People Said About MySpace?
"Dude, she's real hot not just Instagram hot."
Dear God, I Hope This One Is Made Up
"I'm so confused. I thought Kony was the guy who got shot for wearing a hoodie."
"Only in LA, even on your bike you're in traffic."
At CicLAvia via @Jazmin_Ortega
"I wonder what percentage full my DVR is."
Well, Not Literally
"Orange County is a flyover county."
At Motor Trend via @
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