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Overheard in L.A.: What We REFUSE to Wear
This week's round-up includes snippets of overheard conversation from Nordstrom, CVS but sadly not Runyon Canyon.
Overheard of the Week
"Honey, I won't buy you anything that looks like you are gonna go sailing with Republican Christians."
An Artist's Role in the World
"He is a manager at Taco Bell, but he's also a real artist."
At The Brewery via @lindsaylmiller
"If she has an iPad and an iPhone, that's definitely a step in the right direction."
In Echo Park via @thehereafter
"Dude, the lottery is only 12 million now."
Starbucks via @mbasta4
What Is OUT This Season
"I HATE Manifestos!"
In Silver Lake via @spotalex
Think About It
"What if oxygen makes our voices deeper, and helium brings it back to normal?"
This Sounds Important
"You know whats messed up about saved by the bell season 3?"
Life Imitates Art
"It's a sweet hazy Los Angeles morning. Just like a Michael Mann movie."
GOOD offices via @losangelista
"Stop talking outta your tax bracket!"
Beverly Hills via @gatsbycoram
On Magic Johnson: "Oh Crap. When you said buy a b-ball team you meant baseball?"
"Of COURSE the geniuses throughout history have received messages from alien life forms! How could you NOT know that?"
CVS via @DavidKantrowitz
Vegan or Bad at Cooking?
"God, why would I know how to poach an egg?!"
In Venice via @jeffkoyen
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.)
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