Archive for the ‘New York’ Category

When 80s Nostalgia Goes Horribly Awry

Coworker: Is that a copy of Ted Nugent’s new book?
Boss: It is. He and his wife wrote it. Grill It and Kill It.
Coworker: Is that him on the cover? With his wife?
Boss: Yeah. She’s hot, isn’t she?
Coworker: She really is. Way to go, Nuge.
Boss: He must have started seeing her when he was in Damn Yankees. What was their song?
Coworker: “Can you take me high enough…”
Boss: Yeah. Those really were the days. 249 West 17th Street
New York, NY Overheard by: Will Leitch

Gallery IT Guy: Goggles Are Not Art!

Art director #1: I need a picture of a Doublemint gum wrapper.
Art director #2: Just Google it.
Art director #1: Oh, okay… Hey, they blocked Google!
Art director #2: They didn’t block Google! I use it 30 times a day!
Art director #1: G-O-G-G-L-E?
Art director #2: … That’s ‘goggle.’ 151 West 34th Street
New York, New York Overheard by: risdchic

Chicks Get All the Cool Medical Excuses

Female office worker: My mother's having surgery to remove a tumor in her breast today, so count me out for the lunch meeting, I'm going to wait for a phone call on her condition.
Male office worker (uncomfortably): Uh, I hope she's ok. Have you heard from Chris today?
Female office worker: No, he's coming in, right?
Male office worker: As far as I know, hope he doesn't have breast cancer. Law Firm
New York City, New York