Dude #1: Hey, thanks dude, you really didn’t have to.
Dude #2: Oh, that’s okay, man — no problem.
Dude #1: So, how did you know I liked princesses?

Peachtree Street
Atlanta, Georgia

Overheard by: lesley

Attorney: Okay, lay down on your desk.
Paralegal: Okay, but don’t look at my butt.
Attorney, after long pause: Wow, you have an amazing pain tolerance!

Burien, Washington

Overheard by: third wheel

Executive: You know it’s been a productive day when you smell as bad as I do right now.

6423 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, California

Admin: Hey, Simon Wiesenthal died! Who’s he?
Suit: Oh, he hunted Nazis or something. Cool!
Admin: Cool that he died?
Suit: Cool that he’s in my dead pool!

1600 Broadway
Denver, Colorado

Overheard by: C. O’ntracter

Associate #1: Well, you look nice today.
Associate #2: Stop being mean to me!

11755 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, California

Overheard by: AJ Feuerman

Businessman: You know, it’s so nice when you have nice pants. You want to go out of your way to do things.

512 7th Avenue
New York, NY

Inadequate manager called Chris*, muttering quietly to himself in different voices: You're a hero, Chris. (pause) I know I am, Chris, I'm a real hero. (pause) Chris, I'm just the best.

Council Office

Office chick #1: Hey, I like your shoes. Are they new?
Office chick #2: Thanks. I’ve had them for a while. I just haven’t been wearing them.
Office chick #1: They’re kind of low cut.
Office dude: Yeah, I can see a lot of arch. If this was the middle east, I’d totally be raping you right now.

Rancho Cordova, California

Overheard by: Good thing we’re in Cali.

Senior partner: What are you listening to? That’s some funky music.
Paralegal: Phish.
Senior partner: Oooh, Phish — I’ve heard of them but never heard them. Wow, they have a great sound.
Paralegal: Yeah, I really like them.
Senior partner, with fixed gaze: When you know someone listens to funky music, that can really tell you a lot about a person.

Washington, DC

Musician on speaker: We are super-psyched, yo. It is huge for us.
Producer: You need to do this show, if you do this show you are going to blow up. Blow up like shit!

441 East 12th Street
New York, NY