This is the story of Eddie Zittner, a 29-year-old New Yorker who is obsessed with the rock group Steely Dan. And his life is going nowhere. An aspiring writer, he hasn't written a word in months. His marriage is on the rocks. He's bouncing from one dead-end job to another. A series of personal crises force Eddie to confront his obsession and the other realities in his life.