So which is more pathetic… That Michael Eisner is desperate for personal publicity? That he gets his Hollywood insider information now from reading newspapers? That he’s pitching dumb TV shows to his former competitor Viacom and not to Disney? That Nickelodeon TV prez Cyma Zarghami thought Eisner was phoning her looking for a freebie as “another zillionaire too cheap to pony up for a suite at the hotel” despite the more than $1 billion in salary, bonuses, and stock options he raked in during his 21 years as Head Rat at Disney. Or that, in The New York Times today, he appears to take credit for every idea during his tenure?
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