The story of a small group of people trying to make it in this big country, each trying to make America their own, and each living their own personal American dream. In order for Alex Shields to realize his dream, he must navigate a course between despair and anxiety to complete his opus. Along the way he wrangles a cavalcade of characters including: a maniacal trio of food mavens, a Rabbi and his accountant, a gay Spanish theater director, a rock-star and a lead-footed Republican brother-in-law. Sound impossible? In America, everything is possible.
Living the American dream means learning to survive it.