Mrs. Dorothy Parker, a 1920s poet and magazine writer during prohibition in New York, has extramarital affairs with several men, notably with young theater actor Charles McArthur (Matthew Broderick), who impregnates and betrays her.
A chauffeur fucks a scriptwriter’s new African-American wife. Plus, a divorcee gives her ex-husband hope that they are getting back together. Instead, she fucks the houseboy and lets her ex-husband know about it.
Terry is having an affair with his boss’ wife Sylvia. One night after an office party they are together and Sylvia witnesses an attack on Denise from Terry’s bedroom window. She doesn’t want to expose their relationship and so is reluctant about talking to the police.
When a young man learns that his overbearing father is having an affair, he tries to stop it, only to be seduced by the older woman as well.