Archive for the ‘Music’ Category

What’s the Word for Ironic Irony?

Young hipster dude to older hipster dude: Man, fuck Yanni. That guy sucks. [Mocks his singing] ‘The best part of waking up…’ Wait, no, that’s Michael Bolton. Wait, no, that’s Folgers!

Blue line Metro
Washington, DC

Overheard by: Laughing at that guy

With the Possible Exception of the Dominant Chord

Professor: So, how was survey of western music?
Girl: It was terrible: someone would always find a way to bring up gender issues. I mean, I hate to break it to you, but eighteenth century tonal music doesn’t give a shit about your vagina.

Sarah Lawrence College
Bronxville, New York

…Remember When We Used to Talk About Politics?

60-year-old man #1: Do you get the Disney channel?
60-year-old man #2: I sure do!
60-year-old man #1: Do you ever watch Kim Possible?
60-year-old man #2: It’s my favorite show!
60-year-old man #1: No way! Me too!
60-year-old man #2, attempting to sing: Call me, beep me, if ya’ wanna reach me!
60-year-old man #1: (silence)
60-year-old man #2: I like the naked rat.

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Troy, New York

Overheard by: Bacon