California Interest. Art. Music. CROSSED PATHS: DESPERATION SQUAD AND THE AGE OF FORTUITISM is an exploration and documentation of a slice of the underground art and music scene in the Pomona Valley of California, beginning in the early 1980s and moving into the 21st Century with a particular focus on The Desperation Squad. Highlights include stories from The Warped Tour, America's Got Talent, and lead singer Kevin Ausmus' run for mayor of Pomona (the "Rock and Roll Mayor").