"I don't know what people want from me," the grown-up child star of the "Home Alone" movies told Time magazine.
"I'm the most out-of-work actor I know," said Culkin, who has a semiautobiographical, stream-of-consciousness novel, "Junior," due out this month. "In the last two years I've basically taken meetings for a living."
He said he had considered a career in sports management, instead of acting, Time reports in its edition hitting newsstands Monday.
"Acting found me. I thought maybe I should try to find it again. We'll see," he told Time.
Culkin, 25, said he has talked by phone once with his friend
Michael Jackson since the singer left the United States and described him as "doing OK."
Poor Macaulay, he's such a starving artist.