[T]here are actually two scenarios I must describe to answer that question. The first is, yes, I had a root canal many years ago that, prior to the relocation discussed in the book, was the worst experience of my adult life. I actually ended up at Bellevue Hospital in Manhattan sitting next to handcuffed prisoners at 8:00 in the morning as a result of the procedure. It's a long story. (I wrote about this incident elsewhere.) The second, as explained in the new Kindle book, is that with modern technology, root canals are painless and ultimately result in better health, unlike moving, which is painful and makes you physically and mentally ill. So the bottom line is that I would indeed rather have root canal than ever buy a house again, regardless of which scenario you choose.
Those are his bona fides, and I have to admit, they are good ones. While I don't agree that modern root canals are painless, I submit that not ever having bought a house, I am not in the least qualified to judge which is worse. Either way, it all makes me feel better about not having ever bought a house because the last root canal I had was awful.
He mentioned in the original posting that I saw that this is the first non-Jewishy book he's written. Here is his author page on Amazon: Joel Samberg
Special note to Ace: Joel's all time favorite television show is The Dick Van Dyke Show.
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