An old salt relives the memory of a day when poor luck, some clever wildlife, and a simple dollar bill brought Toronto to its knees. It was the 60s, a decade that very nearly threw the grimy kitchen sink at the world. Ol’ Chuck never saw it coming.
More than anything, David Tam wants to get into a good university. Certain his academic talents are not enough, he joins a school project to live on a dollar a day. He finally manages to fill his beloved portfolio, but unfortunately not in the way he imagined.
It’s Halloween in Brooklyn. Eric and Lou buy a piece of junk from a homeless man, who says it reveals people’s true desires. Of course it couldn’t work. Still, they were always checking out women. Wouldn’t it be great to know just once who was looking back?
It was a slow night for the rickshaw rider and a one-dollar fare would normally have felt like an insult. But his passenger was beautiful and offered him an adventure he couldn’t refuse. That’s when the trouble began.
“The best dollar you’ll ever spend,” promised the Craigslist ad. One click led to another. And a meeting in a cafe. But what was for sale there would defy all expectations.
The one dollar MegaSaverExpressReturn train ticket had seemed too good to be true. But it would have been difficult to foresee the demonic children, or the talking goat, or any of the nightmares beyond…
Jeff! He would be arriving soon and Amanda can all but contain herself. She sets up camp at the airport and tries to keep herself occupied. Thank God they have wi-fi, and cheap too. Happy times…
Mary Martha was in love with Marshall from afar. Until she lent him a dollar, and now she’s in love with him up close. It’s a cold winter in Montreal, but maybe all you need to keep warm is someone special. And a few sensible layers.
Frank is a good time kind of guy. But today’s hangover is the least of his worries. His wages went on last night’s booze, but the dollar he came home with would be what finishes him off.
Claire was Steve’s top camgirl, but now she manages the website. After one too many days staring at the stripping girls and boys, she starts to get some bad ideas in her head. But there are rules. And costs. There are always costs.
When Adam lends an old lady a dollar he thinks it’s going to make his life easier. Instead, she puts a curse on his only child and the day he has been dreaming about all week turns into a nightmare.
Today will be the most unforgettable day in Finkle Knotweed’s life. Desperate to prove himself to his mother, Finkle decides to enter an unorthodox wrestling contest; the dollar entry fee would be a small price for respect. If only things were that…normal.
What would you do if you walked into a shop where you could have anything you desire for only a dollar? That’s what Robbie has to decide at Mr Bouget’s Bargain Dreams. But something sinister lurks behind the curtain.