Reviewed by Jill Arent
The Rules of the Tunnel is author Ned Zeman’s story about his “brief period of madness” – otherwise known as his lifelong experience with depression and anxiety disorders seasoned with his stint with electroconvulsive therapy (ECT).
By all appearances, Ned had it all – a writer for Vanity Fair who divided his time between book/magazine parties and celebrity interviews, lived in New York City and Los Angeles-adjacent Canyons, and experienced more than his share of the so-called endless party lifestyle. But inside, he was a veritable ocean of insecurity and anxiety. He spent many a day self-medicating and self-therapying – on top of many a year of professional medicating and therapying. What did he have