In Hermaphrodity and the Mystery of the Missing Specimens, the main character is a bit of an underachiever. He graduates from high school and eventually goes off to college. The reason why college sucks so much is that he has to attend so many classes. He never dreamed in his wildest dreams that college would be so much work. So, he quits college and starts working at a burger joint. His bad luck continues when he gets fired from his job, flipping burgers.