CAST OF CHARACTERS:
VERALYNN JACKSON - 42, F. African-American. Long-time resident of this neighborhood. Knows a little something about hair.
MR. KIM - 50, M. Korean immigrant. Business owner. Lives somewhere else.
JHERI REDDING - 72, M. White. Born Robert William Redding. Hairdresser, chemist, inventor of The Jheri Curl. Lives in a poster.
LORRAINE - 30, F. African-American. Female model on all the packaging for the S Curl. Lives in the same poster hugged up with Marvin. Would like to kill him one day. Also plays MUSHROOM.
MARVIN - 30, M. African-American. Male model sporting the exact same S Curl as Lorraine. Uses way more activator. Also wants out of this arrangement. Also plays AFRO MAN.
SETTINGS: Jeffery Manor Beauty Supply, in the all-Black neighborhood of Jeffery Manor on the South Side of Chicago, Illinois. TIME Spring 1979 - Fall 1982