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If you’re seeing a psychiatrist, you’re wasting money because all you’ve got to do is get on a plane, get on a subway tomorrow and, inevitably, you’re going to be seated in front of some guy who’s playing with himself, and he’ll be singing, ‘Happy Days Are Here Again.’ I tell you – when I see that guy, I feel pretty good about myself.
What draws me to family… if I were a psychiatrist, I’d say an enormous amount of unresolved personal material. If I were an anthropologist, I’d say families are at the root of social structures – they shape our identity, our belief systems – and so I find them fascinating. Also, I love the idea that families have narratives that are essentially the family story that is passed along generation to generation – and the rifts start when people question the story.
Within the world of TV land, into which American life has been reduced as well as reproduced, the phenomenon of the talk show has emerged as a genre located somewhere on the spectrum between coffee klatch and town meeting, or perhaps between the psychiatrist’s couch and the crowd scene at a bad accident.
Our job should be like any other forensic scientist’s – we should be truth seekers who are not partisan, who do not have any interest in the outcome, who call it as we see it no matter the consequences. But it seems a lot easier for chemists and anthropologists and pathologists to take that neutral role than it does for psychiatrists.