Careers in thermometrics  DEC 19 2008

David Mamet, speaking on Jeremy Piven's decision to leave Mamet's play, Speed the Plow, in the middle of its run because of mercury poisoning:

My understanding is that he is leaving show business to pursue a career as a thermometer.

Piven's elevated mercury levels came from eating too much sushi and other fish.

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