Archive for 2014

He’s Practicing His Lines for His Book Club Discussion

Man in armchair, to no one: You’re always fuckin’ starting with me. Every morning! [Long pause] And then you start in on the gay thing. I’m not talking to you! You started it, and then you tell me to shut up. You shut up! Always, you start it then tell me to shut up. [Long pause] And you try to tell me I’m sick… Read a goddamn newspaper! There’s child porn, and Anna Nicole Smith is dead and they’re fighting over her baby, and you tell me I’m sick?!

Book store
Greece, New York

Overheard by: confused reader

And How Many Times Has This Happened to You?

Client on phone, returning from lunch: What, we have a meeting now? I’ll be there in ten minutes. Is [the boss] around?
Admin: Yeah, he’s right here.
Client: Good, go kick him in the shin for me.
Admin: Um, you’re on speakerphone.
Client: I hate you! How many times have I told you never to put me on speakerphone!?

Milwaukee, Wisconsin