One of Jerry Eisenberg's fondest work experiences was the above. ... And we continue with our interview with Mr. E. ...
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After we finished the interview, Jerry told me a story that bears repeating:
"I'd been with a studio working as a supervisor, and I had a contract that was up for re-negotiation. But things weren't going well with the negotiation, we kept hitting snags, the managers I was dealing with wouldn't finalize a deal and I couldn't figure out why.
"So one day one of the heads of the studio comes into my office, and I tell him the negotiations aren't going well and what is going on? And he says to me: 'You really want to know? And this time I'll tell you the truth ...'
"'This time' he'll tell the truth? It made me wonder what he'd been telling me all the other times." ...
The players change, but few things really ever change.