Invest some time at Stenny's, a bar in suburban Philadelphia that is mirrored in hundreds of areas all over the nation. Be familiar with the regulars, semi-regulars, bartenders, servers, and the (inept) owners. Through the eyes of the characters, experience occult and game nights, a funeral lunch, a holiday celebration, an ill-fated double happy hour, and special menus-- among which results in a lawsuit.
The main protagonists are Joanna and Matt, and their buddies Leigh and Jim. They each discover break from their hectic lives by bellying up to the bar and becoming part of a casual, no-dues club. The four of them also share a bad habit; this turns out to have significant effects on all of their lives, and on the future of Stenny's.
< br/ > < br/ >"Butts on the Bar Stool" is a dialogue-driven, light-hearted (and sometimes fanciful) unique-- no deep messages, however some identifiable realities about how people connect with their environments and each other.