Charlie Traub decides to leave psychotherapy and live the unexamined life. A noble goal, which would be even more noble if his former therapist (now his friend) didn’t turn out to be beyond inappropriate and his mother didn’t die in a way that would have made Freud transfer to dental school. Despite all unexamined evidence to the contrary, Charlie just might be unable to accept that wherever he goes, there he is.
During the last two decades, novelist, columnist, and television writer Bill Scheft has established himself as a versatile, singular, and influential comedic voice. His novel Everything Hurts is now being made into a film starring Paul Rudd. He lives in New York City.