What's the deal with children anyway? Why do parents get such crappy birthday presents? Isn't it enough to be married " does one have to be happy as well? These and many other questions Tomas Ahlbeck mentions in his stand-up show It's a Wretched Life. 'He skillfully pushes the boundaries and expectations of the audience' (Arbetarbladet.se). 'He paints an uncompromising world: dark, twisted absurd and seemingly without mercy' (Barometern.se).