Steven Slater is easily the most fabulous, but not the first disgruntled New Yorker to make a celeb of himself by going hatstand on the job. Sixty three years ago, there was William Cimillo.
It took the cops a fortnight to find him.
Holed-up in an entirely different city.
William Cimillo: Leaving a Job With a Bus, Not a Slide. (New York Times)