Drama exploring the tensions between two aspiring novelists of different backgrounds. Harry Lesser (Dylan McDermott) has been struggling to complete his difficult second novel for almost a decade. Determined that he will complete the book where he began it, he is now the lone tenant in a condemned New York tenement. When an aspiring African American novelist, Willie Spearmint (Snoop Dog), moves in, the artistic work of both men seems to benefit from the company and friendship. But will the peaceful relationship between the two authors survive their strongly held racial and cultural views?