In present-day Europe, astronomers detect a transmission from another galaxy and the world waits for further contact, within days of the transmission mankind is all but wiped out by a devastating attack. There are pockets of humanity left in the eerily deserted world and the survivors must avoid and escape the aliens bent on destroying them and everything they hold dear. Based on the timeless story by H.G. Wells.
Stories illustrate how the American Dream is undermined by inequality in education, housing, health care, labor, criminal justice and the political system; celebrity correspondents explore aspects of inequality related to their own biographies.
In the early 1960s, infamous crime boss Bumpy Johnson returns from 10 years in prison to find the neighborhood he once ruled in shambles; with the streets controlled by the Italian mob, Bumpy must take on the Genovese crime family to regain control.
Transitioning from his job as a CIA analyst in the U.S., cerebral officer Daniel Miller's new mission puts him under cover at the agency's Berlin branch, tasked with sorting out messy cases involving damaging leaks, whistle-blowers, terrorism and more. Mentored by jaded veteran officer Hector DeJean, Daniel learns the disorderly world of field work means dealing with deception, danger and moral compromises. As he dives deeper into the German capital's hall of mirrors and discovers conspiracies that lead back to Washington, D.C., he wonders if anyone can ever be the same after a posting to Berlin.
The half-hour dramedy stars Nick Nolte as former two-term U.S. President Richard Graves, who searches for the man he used to be 25 years after leaving the White House. He's on a quest to right the wrongs of his administration and to tout some of its proudest victories, from immigration and gay rights to foreign policy and funding for arts and sciences. The journey is compounded by his wife Margaret's decision to finally pursue her own political ambitions, in addition to surprising revelations about his son and daughter.
The music, fashion, art, and attitude of the punk subculture; featuring interviews with punk pioneers, photos, archival film, and music; with Johnny Rotten, Marky Ramone, Debbie Harry, Flea, Dave Grohl, Jello Biafra, Legs McNeil, and Danny Fields.