The cure for unrealistic dreams.
That guy's due for some reality therapy -- sure art school is fun, but what can he do that anyone would pay $7 an hour for?
A member of that newly-adult, me'er-than-me generation which expects attention and praise just for being themselves -- doing anything to deserve it is completely optional.
Oh, he's too much of special snowflake to get a day job -- his mom's paying the rent while he hangs out waiting for the perfect high-paying project to come along. I guess the market for C-minus filmmaking majors is a little soft right now or something.