A disgraced New York politician who was the city\'s youngest city councilman in history until he was brought down by a public intoxication incident gets an opportunity to rebuild his life when he is hired by a group of immigrants who hope to become American citizens.
The best bar in San Diego is an unlicensed, makeshift bar nestled in Abby\'s backyard. There are rules at Abby\'s: no cell phones, not even to \"look something up,\" earning a seat at the bar takes time, and losing a challenge means drinking a limey, sugary \"not-beer\" drink.
Eleanor Shellstrop, an ordinary woman who, through an extraordinary string of events, enters the afterlife where she comes to realize that she hasn't been a very good person. With the help of her wise afterlife mentor, she's determined to shed her old way of living and discover the awesome (or at least the pretty good) person within.