All fire escapes lead back to the same block in Sugar Hill, Harlem - where kids run through hydrants and music blares from stereos plugged into lampposts. When a new resident (the story’s unnamed narrator) notices the trash polluting the picturesque streets and tainting his block’s beauty, he is spurred to action. However, his best intentions go awry when the cleanup brings media coverage that, in turn, sets off a rash of evictions and an influx of affluent tenants.
"Something is missing"
Recruited by an advertising agency focused on targeting a new drug to her own age demographic, Sarah Striker is grateful for the steady income, but she begins to question the side effects of the products she’s pushing. Sarah begins publishing an underground zine to expose the secrets behind the pharmaceutical industry’s aims. Fulfilled by her quest to spread the truth, her new life seems to be working out perfectly - until she realizes that she herself is perilously close to becoming a victim of this new corporate world.
"Interesting but not my cup of tea."
Harold Hall, once a struggling actor, gets his big break when he lands the role of a revolutionary leader on a groundbreaking new Web show based on the country’s addiction to social media. Eliah uses rotary phones and doesn’t have an email address, much less a hashtag. When she comes in second to Harold’s new, high-profile role, she begins to question if love can upstage fame. When the producers of the show want Harold to undergo drastic cosmetic surgery, he is forced to decide between his lifelong dream and his true love...before the director yells "Cut".