While being walked, Nellie's favorite poodle, Jose, came very close to the place of impact of the “JNGA XII” meteorite. The effects of the radiation were astonishing. He suddenly started talking in the voice of a spell-binding crooner. His mistress was of course amazed and it didn't take long before the poodle’s first hit single, “Hello, Yes This Is Dog” was released under the stage name of Jose Star.
As the crème-de-la-crème of the jet-set, the Uppers rule the night. They’ve got it all, and money, champagne and titles are certainly not in short supply. They generally dislike everyone but they particularly despise “the poor who just aren’t the teeniest bit funky”. The Uppers hope that the government will finally take steps to banish ugly people once and for all.