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Law and Order: Deb Frisch Unit

January 22nd, 2009 by CJ Ciaramella

Breaking news from Teh Daily Squeak: Our old friend and former UO psychology professor Deb Frisch is facing felony charges of physical harassment and illegal use of mace/pepper spray/taser. (The charge is a catch-all, so I can’t say for certain which one.)

The inimitable Ms. Frisch has wisely rejected a settlement offer from the DA and decided to take the matter to trial, where I’m sure she will be found certifiably Not Crazy by a jury of her peers.

To catch up on all the Frisch fun, check out the archive. There’s also the Deb Frisch comic, which is one of the best things the Commentator has ever run in its 25 year history. If you want the history of the long, sordid affair, also look at the Deb Frisch Timeline.

Deb Frisch Strikes Again

June 11th, 2008 by CJ Ciaramella

If you think ex-UO professor Deb Frisch is just crazy on the Internets, check out these two videos of her hamming it up at various city and county meetings. In the first, she advises the Lane County Budget Committee to euthanize themselves. In the second, she cracks some “jokes” at a Eugene City Council meeting. Her delivery is kind of like a violently unfunny, methed out Mitch Hedberg.

Thanks to Teh Daily Squeak for the tip.

Like Deb Frisch? You’ll Love This…

June 8th, 2007 by Niedermeyer

Sometimes reality is so insane that simply reporting facts makes you complicit in the lunacy. Some events are so unbelieveable that even a picture won’t suffice. Sometimes, the only way to really understand something is through comics. With that, I’m proud to present “Deb and Jeb’s Goodtime Revival Throwdown.” Read the rest of this entry »

Frisch Out Of A Job

July 19th, 2006 by Tyler

Yesterday, the Register Guard reported that former UO Psychology professor Deborah Frisch resigned from her post at the University of Arizona due to flak the school received after she posted a number of psychotic hostile ramblings to the blog What exactly did Frisch write? The Register Guard reports:

“You live in Colorado, I see. Hope no one Jon-Benets your baby … If some nutcase kidnapped your child tomorrow and did to her what was done to your fellow Coloradan, Jon-Benet Ramsey, I wouldn’t give a damn … If I woke up tomorrow and learned that someone else had shot you and your tyke, it wouldn’t slow me down one iota. You aren’t human to me.”

The Guard doesn’t bother to quote the rest of her post:

Give your pathetic progeny (I sure hope that mofo got good genes from his mama!) a big fat tongue-filled kiss from me! LOTS AND LOTS OF SALIVA from Auntie MOONBAT, if you don’t mind! …

I am SHAKING, I tell you, SHAKING!!! in my boots at the prosect at an FBI and/or state police trooper tromping down my driveway to see if I was a threat to the progeny of the pissant name of Jeff “pissant” Goldstein of the pathetic, neutered, sissified, state of Colorado. …

Wanna escalate this game. Fine wit me.

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Brother Jed Returns to Campus

May 26th, 2009 by CJ Ciaramella

Yes, everyone’s favorite fire and brimstone street preacher, Brother Jed, is back on campus this week. Like the swallows returning to Capistrano, Brother Jed or one of his ilk migrate to campus every year to tell everyone they’re going to hell. Here’s a good picture of Jed explaining the birds, the bees and eternal damnation:


Jed’s been trolling college campuses for decades now. He was once a wild and crazy ol’ polecat himself, but Jed found Jesus while on acid in a commune in Morocco. Seriously. A few years ago, Jed had a crazy-time throwdown with former UO professor and noted psychotic Deb Frisch.

Metal Monday: Moonbat Edition

May 26th, 2008 by CJ Ciaramella

Everyone’s favorite ex-professor Deb Frisch is currently spamming up the Daily Emerald’s comment section. She’s using the following sock puppets: “heckler,” “amos,” “borscht belt,” “sara hodges,” “bill not so hardbaugh,” “myron rothbart,” “ben Bernanke,” and  “david crowell.” Frisch’s beautiful prose can also be found clogging up the comments at Predictably Irrational.

I don’t have the energy to tell the full, convoluted tale of Deb Frisch’s Internet Jihad, but let’s just say if you could convert crazy to electricity, Frisch could power Las Vegas for a week. You can read the whole backstory in the archives or over at the Deborah Frisch Timeline. Thanks to Will for the tip.

UPDATE: I just remembered it was my turn to do Metal Monday. There’s a video dedicated to Auntie Moonbat after the jump Read the rest of this entry »

Wait, there’s insane people on the internet?

July 27th, 2007 by CJ Ciaramella

Is it a full moon or something? The last couple of days have seen a violent increase in crazy-vibes. For example, if you’ve been paying any attention to the “blogosphere” (god, I shudder everytime I have to use that word), you might have heard about Bill O’Reilly’s crusade against DailyKos, one of the biggest liberal blogs on the Internet. O’Reilly called the blog a “hate site” and compared it to Nazis and the Klu Klux Klan; he also managed to dig up some kooky quotes from the site’s thousands of users and commentors.

Keith Olbermann descended on the situation with barely restrained glee, but he just might be the only person on earth capable of making his task look difficult . C’mon, Olbermann, you’re practically being handed a shotgun and directed to the barrel of fish! Of course, Stephen Colbert wasn’t about to let anyone talk bad about Papa Bear.

But how did DailyKos respond? Well, they did the only responsibe thing and dug up insane posts from users on O’Reilly’s forum! The difference, of course, is that DailyKos is an open forum, whereas O’Reilly’s requires a membership fee. One blogger also wrote this impassioned plea to O’Reilly to call off his vicious attack. To wit:

Please, Bill O’Reilly, spare us from your savage and inexplicable rage. We can’t take any more of it. Being defended by Keith Olbermann… being roundly and sternly publicized by Stephen Colbert… it’s all too much. The extra traffic, the publicity, the footage of your narcissistic tantrums… the subsequent exposure of hate speech and death threats on your pay-to-post blog. How can any liberal website withstand such a well-planned assault?

I guess the moral of the story is the internet is full of completely insane people. Of course, we here at the Commentator were already well aware of that (*cough* Deb Frisch *cough*). Also, I hope everyone enjoys this post because I had to wade through page after page of self-righteous DailyKos musings to put it together. They post about 100 article a day; seriously, they make Proust look minimalist.

Quote of the (yester)day

June 8th, 2007 by Sean Jin

(At Ted, wearing a Sudsy shirt)“Oh, you’re from the Commentator! That shirt, it makes you look real clever. Are you Niedermeyer?”

-Deb Frisch haunting the campus

Andrea got a great picture of me posing with her. I did not know who DF is, until I heard her harsh voice screaming Kumbaya towards Brother Jed. The best moment of the day was when four students, including myself, physically blocked her off from Brother Jed so that we could listen to what he was saying. The fact that we chose offensive and unbelievable Brother Jed speaks something of the vileness of Deb Frisch. Turns out she’s an internet celebrity, one of those infamous ones. I feel tainted and defiledhonored to have been graced by her presence, and also to have bore witness to her being thrown out of the little circle of people by an civvie-clothed EPD officer after things got too heated between Jed and Deb.

Brother Jed in Arizona

February 13th, 2010 by D

“Let the Lord penetrate you.”

The Desert Lamp is reporting that Brother Jed, our favorite “confrontational evangelical” is making his rounds around the UA campus. You know what that means: only a few short months before the rain lets up enough to let Jed and his virgin-white suit harass students and other insane people here at the University of Oregon. Hey, it’s way more fun than Nazis, no?

While The Students Are Away…

August 29th, 2007 by Niedermeyer

…everyone else and their little brother is weighing in on the Phil Knight donation and Academics vs. Athletics generally, over at the Register-Guard blog. Everyones favorite nutty professor even stops by to raise the level of discourse by claiming that Frohnmayer supports drunk driving and therefore only pretends to dislike Fanconi Anemia.

Now where were we? Oh yeah… why doesn’t Phil Knight just give every professor at the UO half a mil each? Wouldn’t that be better?