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Overheard in L.A.: Our Natural Reaction to the Venice Boardwalk

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This week's edition of Overheard in L.A. features snippets of conversation overheard from auditions, former acquaintances of Phil Spector and how the Biggie vs. 2pac question is affecting life Silver Lake.

Overheard of the Week
"The Venice boardwalk makes me want to barf-but someone clearly beat me to it. So gross here."
via @Venice311

Close Call
"Oh shit I still have Phil Spector's number in my phone, that's crazy."
via @MerylHathaway

How We Show Our Appreciation
"Since it's Mother's Day, I'll pretend you're not slurring your words, Mom."
via @merryjws

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Harsh Judgments Rendered Online Pt. 1
"I date guys based on their Klout score and IMDB star meter ranking."
In Hollywood via @DFTVYP

Harsh Judgments Rendered Online Pt. 2
"Her Instagram feed is the reason I don't want to be friends with her."
via @zefrank

Harsh Judgments Rendered Offline
"You're just a thirteen year old girl with a blog!"
At the Grove via @MarcDWilkinson

A Humble Question
"Are you going to George Clooney's dinner party tonight?"
At work via @itsCEZZURRyo

Battle Lines Are Drawn On the Mean Streets of Silver Lake
Girl 1: "Yeah, she was always like asking me if I liked Biggie or Tupac better."
Girl 2: "And she got mad at you if you said Biggie?"
On Hyperion Boulevard via Brooke

Let Me Explain
"Laker fans are all about rationalizing."
At a bar during Lakers' Game Six blowout loss via Mason Stockstill

Movie Execs Love This Boy
16-year-old boy: "I'll see Battleship--it's like Transformers with boats. I like Transformers, I like boats!"
At "Avengers" via @Barrington99

Is This Why Magazines Say Women Need to "Make Time For Themselves"?
"I have no free time, I don't even have a few hours to schedule for my boob job."
via @HerNameIsDeidre

We're So Healthy
"It's my favorite organic tequila."
via @LucyInDaSky22

Does That Make It Worse?
Woman: "Now all the good ones will be married AND gay."
via @2tall4u2

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So, It Might Need Some Work
"If I waste 2 hours reading your shitty script, I don't think it's unreasonable to invoice you for my time."
In Hollywood via @DFTVYP

Oh, smack
Person 1: "Anyone mind if I smoke?"
Person 2: "Not if you put the lit end in your mouth"
via @A_Felds

Token Audition Quote
"She gave up. Her face gave up."
At an audition via @stephhayslip

Not Until It Gets Its Own Facebook Account
"It's like a smaller version of Runyon Canyon."
At Griddle via @tedder42

Pray the Gay Away?
"I dont agree with Obama on this gay marriage thing. I'm just gonna pray for him."
via @elledub_1920

Airing Their Dirty Laundry
Well-dressed 40-something woman: "Did you already go to the bathroom? Did you wash your hands?
Her well-dressed 40-something companion: "No, I didn't wash my hands, my penis is the cleanest part of my body! Of course, you'd need to wash your hands."
Coldplay concert at the Hollywood Bowl via Hannah

Angelenos Don't Hate Walking THAT Much
Tourist From Flyover Country: "God, WHY don’t they have escalators here???"
Santa Monica near the bridge crossing and stairs over PCH via @hjcrenshaw

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 (In the e-mail, put "overheard" in the subject and tell us who said it, where they said it and any amusing context.)

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