A collection of short stories delving into self-worth, Internet culture, and the fascinating grotesqueries offered up by our science-fiction present. The author, as a closeted teen, navigates comic book message boards and befriends a Pentecostal Christian! Keith Haring fights off gentrification in the 1980s East Village! A familiar pop star breaks free of her Las Vegas promoters, one hundred years in the future! And more!