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Overheard in L.A.: Serial Killers—They're Just Like Us!

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There’s no predicting the shenanigans that can go down at L.A. after parties. One lucky lady has found a fail-proof method to stay safe at such events. This week’s Overheard in L.A. round-up includes overheard conversation on amateur astronomer night, Shiva and serial killers.

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Overheard of the Week
Woman 1: “What goes on at the after party?”
Woman 2: “I don't know but I'm on my period, so I'm safe.”
At the Troubadour via @trojanchick99

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Nerd Heaven
“Is anybody missing a moon filter?”
At the amateur astronomer night at Griffith Park via @kirinkalia

And Goji Berries, Too
“Shiva's an asshole, dude. It's ALL about Brahma and Vishnu.”
On Larchmont Boulevard via @MrSmolin

It’s Not a Party Until…
“Let's open up that Chex mix and really get this party started.”
At a party in Silverlake via @TonePalacios

It Starts With T-Shirts
Person 1: “Should I get this?"
Person 2: “No! Don't buy something ironically.”
Person 1: “You're right, I do that."
At Ameboa Records via @sergiocilli

Whatever That Is
“I should have known Ferris Bueller was a John Hughes movie. It really has that John Hughes lighting.”
At a @jonahray album taping via @HardcoreGlutton

Celebrity Hierarchy
“My girlfriend is into celebrities. But Vanity Fair celebrities, not US Weekly.”
At LAX Chili’s bar via @MichaelAusiello

Why Stop With Global Warming?
“Science is a sham. It's like living with blinders on.”
Runyon Canyon via @JenSchwalbach

Scrapbookers Unite
“I was watching Criminal Minds and I got SO excited because the serial killer had a scrapbook.”
In the Conan audience via @lizbohnsack