When two aging losers come to the realization that their days of screwing teenage girls they pick up around Seattle coffee shops has come to an end, they decide that the only way to leave their mark on the world is to move to Los Angeles in an effort to extort celebrities. Upon arriving, they begin to realize their goals by digging up some of Hollywood’s washed-up celebs. They convince the celebrities that by extorting themselves for the tabloids, they can obtain a second shot at the fame that has long since left them. Once established, the small band of paparazzi photographers, with the help of their almighty union, not only extort the famous, but also become the most feared group in Hollywood. An ultimatum put to the union leaders by a well-dressed Italian from New York for a large cut of their tabloid business soon breeds dissension in the ranks of the union leaders. When the gangsters make their move, the union members become divided and the leaders quarrel over which course to pursue.