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August 1 @ 8:00 pm
Jeff Carroll presents Black Sci-Fi
About The Harlem Shake: No Where to Run
Two lovers are reunited by the storm of the century.. Just when New Yorkers were given a wakeup call into the realities of Global Warming by way of Hurricane Sandy, Harlem becomes host to yet another one of Mother Nature’s catastrophic lessons. There was an inactive fault line under the village of Harlem. When this fracture in the bedrock of Harlem’s famed 125th street becomes active, all of Harlem begins to shake as New York experiences a category 8 earthquake. Young television audience producer Kenny thinks he is prepared for everything Murphy’s Law can throw at him. With the help of his roommate, Ant, he manages to generate a packed audience to the Apollo Theater despite the hurricane forecast.. He is full of confidence when he runs into his ex-girlfriend, Deidra, who left him to travel along with a rapper as a glorified manager. Still in all he was having a good day, but not in his wildest dreams would he think that he and his team of audience coordinators and friends would have to navigate crevasses the length of city blocks, collapsing buildings and lawless streets. It will take all of his skills to help them escape being buried under the rubble of this world famous concrete jungle.
About The Harlem Shake: Survior’s Peak
So, you survive the end of the world now what? In Harlem Shake Survivors Peak we find Kenny and his partners a year into their living in the post-world of the earthquake that took out Harlem and the world. Now they are survivors and the new world isn’t finish with them. Having spent the year being trained by a group called The Harlem Survivors they feel ready for anything. The saying survival of the fittest is a reality and that goes for animals, humans and everything else. When on an exploration outside of their compound takes and unexpected turn they encounter everything else that has survived. Turns out the city of Philadelphia is everything but the city of brotherly love. With the brutal rulers of this new Philly on the scene all of the surviving world is threatened by their violence. Only Kenny and his fellow survivors stand between them and their new world order.Survivor’s Peak refers to the point at which a survivor’s preparation supplies run out and in this story Kenny and the others will be taken to their peak and tested.
About the Author…
Jeff Carroll is also pioneering what he calls Hip Hop horror, Sci/fi and fantasy. His stories always have lots of action and a social edge. He has written and produced 2 films. His short stories have appeared in both, The Black Science Fiction Society’s anthology and their magazine as well as The City as collaborative anthology by the State of Black Science Fiction. Jeff also produces The Monster Panel a traveling sci-fi panel which features writers of color in a lively discussion of comic books, movies and Black people. He writes out of South Florida where he lives with his wife and youngest son. Connect with him at his blog http://hhcnf.blogspot.com/ and on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.