Actual conversations, overheard in the office...the subway...the doctor's office....
They are addictive...budget an hour if you go there!
White Girl: So, what do you mean you guys don't have stockings on Christmas?
Hispanic girl: Spanish people's Christmas is more about expensive electronic gifts.
White girl: I just don't understand -- you also use all new decorations every year.
Hispanic girl: Yeah, we don't really do tradition well.White girl: Spanish people are weird.Black girl: Yeah, well, white girls smell like potato chips.
789 Howard AvenueNew Haven, Connecticut
.............Teacher on phone with parent:
Mrs. Jones*, I'm not saying Billy* cheated. All I'm saying is he had a sheet of paper with the answers to the test on the floor under his desk, and every few minutes he leaned over and looked at it. And I don't allow that kind of studying.
Bayport, New York
Designer: You shot the Rubik's Cube contest?
Photographer: Yeah. It was like watching fat, naked men greased up in butter sumo wrestling. You don't want to watch, but you can't look away.
Designer: ... You know, most people use the metaphor, 'It was like watching a train wreck,' but you took it to a really dark place.
323 E Grand River AvenueHowell, Michigan