Episode one - Abel Vaslov, a wanna-be screenwriter, drug-addict, low-level gangster and broker of bobble-heads is stuck in a life of despair and misery in Los Angeles that some might consider glamorous. He is sick and tired of it. He hates his life and the things that he does to “get by”.
After a long night of partying at his house with “bottom-feeders” and his best friend Ephrem Lechinsky, a “first-class prick” and Dirk Schimmler, a C-rate actor and hanger on to Corey Feldman, Abel also has to deal with a crew Russian mobsters who basically run his life. They come in to deliver his coke which he is then to sell to the party-goers and others throughout the week.
It is these guys who supply his coke, which he sells to maintain his somewhat high level of living while trying to sell his screenplays, but ending up selling “lousy” pulp articles. He is indebted to these gangsters because he has been buying from them for years. He is basically their slave and he knows it and they definitely know it.
In the morning Abel, comes to, the gangster crew has crashed there, as well as Ephrem and Dirk...