At 26 years of age, Jeremy was still living with his mother in Palo Alto.
“Jeremy,” she said to him one morning over bran flakes, “I want you to get a job.” “I have a job,” said Jeremy. “I work at the Aquarius Theater. That means I have a job in ‘The Industry.’ Do you know how hard it is to get a job in The Industry when you live in Palo Alto?”
“Jeremy,” said his mother, “You sell popcorn. That’s not a career.”
On the streets of Palo Alto….