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Thursday, May 31, 2007

One Market

Posted at 12:22 PM

"What's that you got there?"
"Bean burrito from Taco Bell."
"What'd you want to disable us all?"

Howard @ Steuart

Posted at 12:15 PM

"I am excited. No more brother-in-law."

Wednesday, May 30, 2007

One Market

Posted at 1:08 PM

"Bathroom time, is my time."

Sunday, May 27, 2007

Market @ Sanchez

Posted at 7:24 PM

"He's not much a cuddler. He's more of an explorer."

The Castro Theatre: James Bond Festival

Posted at 7:21 PM

"Hey, is Goldfinger sold out already?"
"Do you think it'll sell out?"
"Is that guy who played Jaws going to speak or something?"
"No, he'll just be hanging out in the lobby."
"Awesome. Growing up, I never thought I'd meet Jaws."

Friday, May 25, 2007

One Market

Posted at 9:45 AM

"What's that noise out there?"
"Some homeless dude, yelling."
"Great, another screamer."

Thursday, May 24, 2007

One Market

Posted at 3:02 PM

"If you like your smooth jazz fresh and chill, you got to listen to the backside of the Whisper Zone, which is the Weekend Sleep In."
"Where do you hear this shit?"
"Bay Smooth Jazz."
"Can't you listen to something else?"

One Market

Posted at 1:43 PM

"When a candidate asks you why they didn't get the job, you can't tell them because they're an ass."

Tuesday, May 22, 2007

One Market

Posted at 12:02 PM

"The thing about smooth jazz is that smooth-jazzers always ask themselves if the music is suitable for all smooth-jazzers, if the music is smooth enough."

Ferry Building: Farmer's Market

Posted at 10:10 AM

"How are you doing today?"
"Good, thanks. How are you?"
"Oh, good ever since I quit complaining. Ever since I quit complaining, life's gotten real good. You know, I got the cancer two years ago, and the doctors said I wouldn't be alive now. Guess what, I'm still alive."
"Well that's good."
"You don't know how good."

Monday, May 21, 2007

Ferry Building

Posted at 1:34 PM

"Oh, look at that little broom. It's sooooo cute. That's what I need. You think they have that in pink?"

Thursday, May 17, 2007

One Market

Posted at 1:40 PM

"I only listen to Bay Smooth Jazz on the Internet. I really like the Whisper Zone show on Fridays."

Wednesday, May 16, 2007

24th Street BART Station

Posted at 8:52 AM

"Yo, Paco. You gots to stop doing that crazy shit, you know what I'm saying? You be'in too loco and shit. You need some correct'in and ladies and shit. You keep this shit up, and someone's going to bring the hurt to your ass. Nobody likes no dumb shit, you know what I'm sayin'?"


Posted at 8:47 AM

"This is the J-Church. This train is a J-Church. Correction, this train is a T-Castro. T-Castro. This train is a T-Castro."
"What the? Can't MUNI do anything right?"
"No, this is awful."
"You know, they do this all the time. One time, I got on a the M to head home, and at Civic Center, they turned the train into a J."
"MUNI thinks they can do whatever they want."
"They sure do."
"They just mess with people's lives how they see fit. We've got to rise up. That's what we've got to do."

Tuesday, May 15, 2007

One Market

Posted at 12:19 PM

"My hatred for hippies is, like, so severe. Oh, God. They're singing. I'm going to file a noise violation complaint with the city. This is ridiculous."

Monday, May 14, 2007


Posted at 3:18 PM

"This train isn't going to the airport."
"Yes it is."
"Mom, look at the map."
"Well, it goes near the airport. Settle down."

One Market

Posted at 3:17 PM

"Fuck this place. I'm getting some coffee before I pass out."

Friday, May 11, 2007

One Market

Posted at 9:36 AM

"You can't have chicken pox! When I was born, I got that immunity thing. And so did you. It's not adult chicken pox. It's probably just normal hives. No, you ran a marathon a week ago. You probably got something from doing that. Maybe you touched a plant. No, it's not chicken pox! Do you have a fever? Did you call the doctor? Who did you call? Oh, fuck."

1 California MUNI

Posted at 9:23 AM

"When I was, like, in college, I could run four miles easy. I'd just do it, you know? Now that I'm thirty, it's like, I can't go twenty steps without breaking a sweat. Running 's just stupid now."
"Yeah, I used to do hundreds of push-ups. I mean, hundreds. And now, fuck that."

One Market

Posted at 9:21 AM

"This I have learned. Don' eat a bean and cheese burrito at ten PM and wash it down with a Hong Kong milk tea. This I have learned."

1 California MUNI

Posted at 9:19 AM

"She looks pissed off all the time, and she wonders why she doesn't have a boyfriend... I don't think I've ever seen her smile. Who wants to be around someone that's angry all the time? It doesn't matter that she's hot, she's a bitch."

Tuesday, May 08, 2007

One Market, elevator

Posted at 12:45 PM

"Are you two, like, going out?"
"We've gone to the gym. We've worked out together."
"Has he taken you out to dinner?"
"No, but we've gone to the gym three times. That's something, right?"

Ferry Building: Farmer's Market

Posted at 12:40 PM

"Hot? It ain't hot. People always be complaining. I tell you what, go to Kansas, and you'll all know what hot is. If you go to Kansas, you'll be back here faster than a mouse can break wind."

Monday, May 07, 2007

Crissy Field

Posted at 9:25 AM

"You want to hear nasty? You should hear how my brother-in-law talks to my sister. That's nasty."

Friday, May 04, 2007

18th @ Castro

Posted at 11:12 PM

"There used to be a camera shop right there. For twenty-five years, that place was right there."
"Can you imagine all the fisting pictures they must've developed?"

18th @ Castro

Posted at 11:09 PM

"You're not sexy!"
"Stop it."
"Not sexy!"
"You're just jealous of my gay paradise."


Posted at 1:30 PM

"Oh man, look at that. I hate puking."

Wednesday, May 02, 2007

One Market

Posted at 4:54 PM

"I just don't want to be old when the Mad Max days happen. I mean, if the world is going to end like that, I want it to happen when I can get around without a wheelchair."

Ferry Building

Posted at 4:18 PM

"That's a dangerous combo: Sugar Pops and beer."

Tuesday, May 01, 2007

Ferry Building: Farmer's Market

Posted at 12:00 PM

"Impeach now! Firing squad later! Impeach now! Firing squad later!"
"What's that about?"
"It's just San Francisco."

Ferry Building: Farmer's Market

Posted at 11:58 AM

"When can go here. This place has organic beef."
"Organic beef? What the hell is that? I want real beef. There's got to be a Carl's Jr. around here."

24th @ Valencia

Posted at 10:53 AM

"I can't do that anymore because it makes my butt smell."

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My name is Gavin. I'm a 32-year-old San Francisco, CA, resident who enjoys hearing the oddest conversations and sharing them with you.


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