Short stories tagged with Hollywood

Listing 21 stories.

An AIDS patient in California steals an experimental government tech that cures his disease and enhances his human performance. He and his friend concoct a plan to release the tech into the general population.

A movie star lost in grief over the death of his long-term girlfriend injects himself with her digitally-preserved personality so he can hallucinate her presence, but the visions begin to go horribly wrong.

A writer for the ’60s most famed and experimental television series watches the shows phantasmic creator choose between recluse genius and a quaint life of normalcy. Faced with stubborn alcoholism, a hit television series resemblant of the twilight zone, and a tree stump with questionably magical properties, the narrator watches cinematic wunderkind David Findley toe the line between brilliance and delusion.

While attending a science convention in Hollywood, a physicist begins to notice similarities between quantum theory and her own life.

After a young woman's ninety-nine-year-old neighbor peacefully dies, the old woman's family asks her to sort through her belongings for them. To her surprise, the young woman finds treasures the short-sighted family overlooked and her luck turns for the better.

In Sheridan, Wyoming during the Red Scare, two migrant workers--an escaped convict and a union organizer--run into trouble with their boss--a corrupt Western movie star who rapes the ex-convict's girlfriend--that places them back on the run. Trouble stemming from the union organizer's reputation as a so-called dangerous Communist follows them to their next job in Montana. In a tense and fast-paced turn of events, the union organizer sacrifices his life to exact revenge on their former boss and the ex-convict and his girlfriend escape to Canada.

In a distant future where movies are made across the solar system, a filmmaker encounters several obstacles before making a groundbreaking discovery.

A Hollywood film production in a small rural town threatens to destroy everything a young, scrappy local kid knows about his life.

After meeting a beautiful boy at the ice rink, a sixteen-year-old girl goes through the rhythm of magical love and bitter disappointment.

When a working-class family brings their beautiful and talented three-year-old daughter to audition for a film company, they must push her to her limits to prove her skills.