Monday, April 30, 2012

Give That Man a Dollar

Panhandler's homemade cardboard sign: "What the Fuck?? It's Just a Buck!"

(Seen by MP outside the Hay Building)

Friday, April 20, 2012


Seven year-old boy: "I can walk the walk and talk the talk. But not at the same time."

(Overheard by LBE at Jet Video)

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Medical Advice

Woman on cellphone: "I am pretty sure that you can drain the pus and talk on the phone at the same time."

(Overheard by JR on Chadwick Street)

Monday, April 16, 2012

Mustache Party

First guy: "Don't I know you? Were you at that mustache party the other night?"

Second guy: "Uh, yeah! Maybe!"

First guy: "The one at Matty's, right?"

Second guy: "Oh, no. I wasn't at that one."

(Overheard by MR at Otto)

Sunday, April 15, 2012

Time Travel

Kid Number One, to Kid Number Two, playing inside a steampunk "time machine": "It's my turn. You've been in there for years."

(Overheard by JR at  the Victoria's Wonderama  show at Victoria Mansion)

Saturday, April 14, 2012


Young woman, smoking and yelling into cell phone: "Shit fucking Christ! Don't masturbate on a photo of me, then take a picture of it, and then text the picture to me!"

(Overheard by MH on Portland Street)

Thursday, April 05, 2012

Street Poetry

Heavy Metal Rick,* to passerby: "You could die and be reborn with a bag of Santa Claus money and still not make it."

(Overheard by DM on Pine Street)

*the guy who plays an electric guitar while riding his bike.

Wednesday, April 04, 2012

Like a Dog

Woman on cell phone: "I know, I couldn't believe it when I heard it. I had to shake my head like a dog shakes its ears."

(Overheard at Target in South Portland)