A comedian tries to kill himself.
Conrad's wife is dying. To make amends for a life spent as a total narcissist, Conrad must pull out all the stops. "Swallowed" is about art heists and brain scans, about politically-incorrect sex and the cure for body dysmorphic disorder. It concerns the truths we bury beneath our oh-so-precious principles, and about discovering that having a soul mate means ‘to finally have someone to die for’. The fly on the wall can be excused for thinking that it’s about a man who has paced backstage his entire life, heckled to the brink of death by the question: Am I funny?