As time marches on, Tim has moved to Iowa . Now known as Andy, he and twin step-sisters Amy and Angie form the band, The Triplets. Needing a drummer, they recruit football jock, ‘Gator, who finds that dating twins is double the pleasure, double the fun. Andy and friends are set to graduate from Ames High School (class of 1976). He contemplates whether to attend college with boyfriend Jack, pursue his music career in Hollywood, return to the band in Miami, or just wing it.
Tim and Jack land summer internships with Martin Scorsese on the filming of ‘New York, New York.’ They live at Jack’s family apartment on the Upper West side of Manhattan in New York. The summer of 1976 will be eventful.Flying saucers and alien abductions in Iowa; ‘Gatersaurus by Tom Sawyer , New Nazis, Old Commies, Joan Jett and the Runaways: Elton John at the Troubadour, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers in the Valley and Oki Dog in West Hollywood; freshmen at Harvard at the Lampoon Castle; the Neighborhoods; Howard Stern, and, Awful Awfuls in Northampton.
The Rat comes alive. The Troubadour live!
Buck & Ratso at the Chelsea Home at the Dakota
Lost & Found from Trash & Vaudeville at St Mark’s and fried clams in Times Square at Howard Johnson’s.