Commode Kingpin Arnold Tamasar has just given Chelsea Hotel minority shareholder/general manager David Elder a swirly. You know, that’s when you dunk somebody’s head in the toilet bowl and flush it.
What reportedly happened is that, back around the end of March, Tamasar resigned from his post as
Director of Operations, telling tenants it was for “ethical” reasons. Now, if at this point you begin to smell a big, fat sewer rat clambering up out of a
In any event, whether intentional or not, the Lord of the Lavatory had played his cards perfectly and at this point had Marlene over the proverbial barrel. Marlene knew that the dimwitted Elder couldn’t run this rapidly sinking ship by himself. She also knew that it would cost upward of $100,000 to hire a headhunter to find a replacement for Tamasar—provided they could even find a hotel administrator clueless enough to take the job.
Grudgingly, Marlene reportedly offered Crapper Czar Tamasar considerably more money, only to be told where to go. One can only imagine the increasing perplexity of this wildly ambitious, driven woman, someone who understands human motives only in terms of greed and avarice, upon seeing her increasingly generous offers being repeatedly rebuffed. It turns out what Tamasar really wanted (in addition, of course, to the money) was for Elder to be fired. (Who could blame him? And maybe this is where the “ethical” concerns came in.) With no alternative but to betray her faithful lapdog and semi-dependable spy, Marlene reportedly convened a meeting of the full board of the hotel, who summarily voted for Elder’s dismissal.
Bravo, Bathroom Boy! Thanks for getting rid of the incompetent Elder. I'm sure you'll have much more fun taking orders directly from Marlene Krauss. Reached in