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Overheard in L.A.: Considerable Achievements at Saddle Ranch
This week's top overheard quote comes (yet again) from Runyon Canyon, our favorite scene for finding a couple of douchebags taking a hike as well as a gold mine of often unintentionally funny conversation.Overheard of the Week
"I had my stilettos on while I was on the bull last night."
Runyon Canyon via @eldeevee
Tagline: Where Mediocrity Meets Cliche
"Hey dude have I told you about my new movie idea? It's basically ‘Hangover’ meets ‘Fight Club.’”
How You Know You Didn't Get the Part
"It was nice to meet you, Tom. I'm glad you're wearing a helmet."
At an audition via @lisa_curry
Bacon is the New Cake
"He, like, wants the bacon and he wants to eat it too."
Ninjas Have Changed, Man
“He's afraid of manual labor?! He's a ninja!"
Vegan House at Silverlake via @jessicatlangdon
"Getting married before age 25 is like going to a great party and leaving before 10."
You Can Wear Them To Saddle Ranch
"I used to be a pole dancer. Do you want my shoes?"
We've All Had This Conversation
Person 1: “Who is that?"
Person 2: "I don't know but I think he's somebody."
Lakers Game via @SamBerger
But, Like, in a Good Way
"The guys here aren't like the cheap porn stars at Gold's, they're high-end escorts."
At the gym via @JeffMarch
A Girl's Gotta Have Priorities
Speaker 1: "Are we gonna work out today?"
Speaker 2: "No, I washed my hair."
We Can't Take You ANYWHERE
"Do you even know what sun salutations ARE?"
We Know Exactly What You Mean
"They're kind of post-punk but with, like, a little new wave and kinda shoe-gazy. Know what I mean?"
Our Overheard in L.A. feature relies on you to send us the strange conversations you overhear in this city. Send them our way at firstname.lastname@example.org. (In the e-mail, put "overheard" in the subject and tell us who said it, where they said it and any amusing context.)
LAist writer Gerri Gonzalez contributed to this post.
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