Friday, September 23, 2011

An Impossible Truth: Frischling Claims He Flew on Air Force One with Al Gore!

Former Vice President Al Gore... in a photo NOT taken by Steven Frischling.
Another great submission by a loyal FishFraud reader:
Let's not forget this one about Frischling's claim to have flown on the President's 747 with Al Gore. Since he is a self-proclaimed aviation expert he would know that Al Gore had his own plane when he was in office and there aren't any trips that I could find where he would have flown on the president's 747 instead of his own Air Force Two plane, a modified 757. Also worth noting that he wasn't really affiliated with any agency at the time that would have put him in a seat on a flight on either one of those planes.

4/9/06 Flyertalk
http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/travelbuzz/545792-have-you-ever-seen-air-force-one-real-life-4.html#post5597624
"As a news photographer I have shot it's arrival, shot it's departure, stood under the wing.............and have flown on Air Force 2 (same plane, just had Al Gore on board instead of Clinton)

7/7/06 Flyertalk
http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/travelbuzz/545792-have-you-ever-seen-air-force-one-real-life-8.html#post6034911
"There are almost no photos available from the interior of AF One, except certain executive office areas. I have traveled on AF Two while working as a news photographer and remember explicit instructions that photography on board was banned, except during approved times in specific areas. When the Secret Services says this stuff you try to list (getting tossed from the press pool is bad, it tends to piss off your clients)."

This is pretty funny. Let me first give you a little background on who flies on Air Force one and two.

THE WHITE HOUSE PRESS POOL
The White House press pool for still photographers consists of AP, AFP, Reuters, a rotating "agency" pool (which Getty is part of) and a magazine/newspaper (currently held by the New York Times). AP, AFP and Reuters travel with the president everywhere and are considered the "tight pool". They travel on Air Force One, in motorcades and are always with the president when he has any movements. They are issued hard card White House press credentials. The agency pool only travels in presidential motorcades when the president has movements within close proximity to the White House. The agency pool rotates between (I believe) 8 agencies and commits a photographer from each agency to three days a month covering the White House. Photographers in the agency pool DO NOT (except on rare occasions) travel on Air Force One. The traveling press pool pays a hefty price to travel on AF1 and in motorcades with the president with an annual price tag in excess of a million dollars per agency. If other press does for some reason pay to go on of the president's overseas trips, they do not fly on AF1 but instead are put on a charter. These same rules pretty much apply to AF2.

It is very rare that photographers travel with the VP. But, in cases where they would, it would likely be members of the WH pool or a magazine/newspaper photographer (like NYT, Time or Newsweek) who had been granted special access. One exception was in the 2000 campaign. When Al Gore was campaigning for his bid to be president he used AF2 as his campaign plane and had members of the traveling press on board. I assume they also had a charter for overflow like Bush did during his campaign in 2004. During Bush's 2004 campaign only the WH wire pool flew on AF1, everyone else was on a charter. I have never seen any Al Gore photos by Frischling so that pretty rules out him being on Gore's campaign (if you have really covered a campaign for any length of time, you will be able to find pictures online). Also, photographers are dorks when it comes to having your photo taken in front of cool or unique planes that you have been on since riding on AF2 or any other plane like that is usually a once in a lifetime experience. Surely he would have had a photo of himself in front of AF2 before the flight. I know I have pictures of myself in front of planes like that.

Also he specifically states that he was actually on the president's 747 Air Force One plane, the VC25A "same plane, just had Al Gore on board instead of Clinton." The president's 747 is used almost exclusively by the president (with the rare exception like when Cheney took it on an extended trip to the Middle East in March of 2002. The VP's AF2 plane is a C-32, a modified 757. Al Gore used the AF2 757 plane during his 2000 campaign, not the AF1 747. My research didn't reveal any occasion where Gore flew on the 747 during his time in the White House. I assume that his claim of flying on AF2 was between 1998 and 2000 when he had no real affiliation with any wire service or agency which makes his claim even more absurd.

Link to info on Air Force One - http://www.whitehouse.gov/about/air-force-one
Link to info on Air Force Two - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Air_Force_Two

For the 10 millionth time we ask... WHERE ARE THE PHOTOS of these excursions?

What kind of news photographer flies TWICE with the vice president of the United States of America and has NO photos to show for it?

83 comments:

  1. Fish? Andrew? Sunny Vulva? Anybody care to comment on the ISSUE here?

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  2. We'll have 15-20 post on this thread from those three (and maybe even, super star spec Brad Barr) about pants pooping, comma usage, spelling, etc. but not ONE SINGLE post backing Steven up.

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  3. I'm honestly surprised he didn't write "Air Fource One."

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  4. 12:59, you forgot to mention all the "F" bombs, too (or as Fishter likes to spell it: "to"}.

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  5. So he claims he flew on AF2. So what? Prove he did not!!
    So, "wasn't really affiliated," what does that REALLY mean, "wasn't really.."
    Was he or was he not? So kind of, sort of, kind of really, sort of really? Nice accurate info there fuck-nut.
    "there aren't any trips that I could find," great research. So you're the final source for ALL info?
    And ya wonder why the journalism biz is in the shitter.
    Speaking of the shitter, I just once again - yep, you guessed it - SHIT IN MY PANTS!! Oh crap!!

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  6. Show us the photos. Show us the proof that you were there - not just inside you head.

    The problem is that your ruined reputation as a man of honor immediately spells BULLSHIT.

    Prove that you were there. Simple as that, really.

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  7. wow, Andrew finally acknowledged a post's content!

    We don't need to prove he didn't, since he's already been outed as a pathological liar time and time again. And he has never worked for any agency that would have given him access to the VP, so the story is ridiculous.

    Once again, what kind of photographer flies with the VP of the US, TWICE, and leaves those photos off his portfolio?

    He can easily prove he did and shut this blog down by producing photos.

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  8. Riding in AF2 ranks up there along with the biggest tall tale - his 48 oz tumor removed from his neck, then shooting a wedding soon after. Oops, tumOur...

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  9. The reason there are NO photos and NO witnesses is simple: FishMan was on two missions as part of the SuperFriends. Batman and Robin had the BatMobile, WonderWoman had her invisible plane and Superman could fly himself. But FishMan, and his partner AquaMan, couldn't swim to get where they needed in time to stop the Legion of Doom! So Al Gore flew them there in his plane, but of course, taking photos was out of the question.

    But Frischling and Fielding, aka FishMan and ButtBoy, still enjoy the amazing tales of Super Adventure. Who needs photos as proof when you can use your imaginations?

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  10. "So he claims he flew on AF2. So what? Prove he did not!!"

    holy hell, we may have found someone stupider than Frischling. I didn't think it was possible.

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  11. "not just inside you head."
    Nice 1:24.
    "Prove that you were there."
    Prove that he wasn't, you are the accuser. Yup, can't. Go figure.
    "Once again, what kind of photographer flies with the VP of the US, TWICE, and leaves those photos off his portfolio?"
    Dunno, you have all the fucking answers there Walter Cronkite.
    Now you wouldn't be making up any phony-baloney stories now would you?? Why make accusations you can't prove?

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  12. Piece of shit. Your days of deflecting ended in 2003 when a fellow ss.com member publicly slapped you hard for lying. You have been slapped ever since. How much slapping are you willing to endure, Frischling? You honestly believe your scam game would last for ever? What is wrong with you?

    Its your reputation at stake here. Every single move you will make will be the brunt of jokes and ridicule. Happy with that Fishfucker?

    You are beyond a piece of shit. You're a serious stupid fucker to tolerate this.

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  13. @157 got a linky for the slapdown in '03?

    As a traveler who spends more time in planes than Fish ever will, I find him insulting on so many levels. Yet, industry people seem to love it. I think that they're so hooked on his bullshit that admitting he's wrong and has been wrong for all this time is so foreign to them that they're in even bigger denial than Fish is.

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  14. Flown on AF2? Of course he has, just like he has flown with FAMs (Federal Air Marshals) shooting a story just after they were formed:

    "I had flown with FAMs shooting a story shortly after they were formed. At that times FAMs were supposed to sit in aisles only, in a staggered pattern, not directly side by side. "

    http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/practical-travel-safety-issues/844554-where-do-fams-sit-where-do-they-keep-their-weapons-5.html#post10029316

    Of course, the air marshal program has been around since the '60s. Not bad for a guy born in 1975, shooting full time since high school......

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  15. I really don't see how that many people in the industry believe him. Most of his "fans" seem to be other fanboys and the occasional flight attendant who he flirts with.

    If people in the industry truly bought into his bullshit, he would have contracts. He has none. The closest he came to recently was National Rental Car and that was canceled as soon as they discovered the truth about him.

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  16. 1:25, "We don't need to prove..."
    That's why you kids suck, 'nuff said.

    "You're a serious stupid fucker to tolerate this."
    Tolerate what, a bunch of anonymous BS from a bunch of fucks afraid to post their real names, and those dumb shits that have? All one has to do is read the silly-ass remarks made here - misspellings and all - and realize where this shit is coming from.

    We feel sorry for those idiots that have indeed decided to use their real names. Something anyone really wants to be associated with? One wonders why so many remain anonymous. Just wait until some sick fucks decide to go after those stupid enough to name themselves, go after their employer, go after their clients, go after their families.

    Wonder why the leader of this shit-blog remains hidden? There's your real pussy!

    Yeah, be proud that you are part of this shit, anonymously.

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  17. Hey Fishman and ButtBoy, here are my adventures!

    I navigated the globe in a rowboat, surviving on granola bars and sea water distilled via a contraption made out of an iPhone.
    I was held in a North Korean prison for three days, about to be executed, before escaping through an underground tunnel I dug with chopsticks.
    While lost in the woods, I had a tea party with Big Foot.
    I once went back to the year 1985 in a time machine made by my friend, Doc Brown.

    I'd like to see you prove I did NOT do any of those things. I'm waiting.

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  18. Great work exposing Frischling to the aviation media professionals. Why should that industry go through the same agonizing dribble as professional journalists had to endure for years. Enough is enough of Fishdick lying, deception and scamming.

    http://twitter.com/#!/fishfraud

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  19. Isn't it ironic that Frischling is being debunked on the internet which, as we all know, was invented by Al Gore...

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  20. 2:26 is that a threat?

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  21. 2:26 - and tha' she blows, folks.

    We'll see you in court Frischling. In case you forgot, it is 30 September.

    You are fucked. Just dont know it.

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  22. 2:26, during my time as a photojournalist, I once was in a plane where FishMan was doing ButtBoy up the ass. That's why ButtBoy is so turned on by shitting his pants - it brings back sexy memories for him. Naturally, since I was there as a photojournalist, I have photos to prove it.

    But I will keep them to myself and instead challenge any of you to prove it DID NOT happen! That's right - you can't.

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  23. 2:26, anyone calling other people cowards for posting anonymously, while himself posting anonymously, is an idiot.

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  24. "I navigated the globe in a rowboat, surviving on granola bars and sea water distilled via a contraption made out of an iPhone.

    I was held in a North Korean prison for three days, about to be executed, before escaping through an underground tunnel I dug with chopsticks.

    While lost in the woods, I had a tea party with Big Foot.

    I once went back to the year 1985 in a time machine made by my friend, Doc Brown.

    I'd like to see you prove I did NOT do any of those things. I'm waiting."

    Easy - did you, did you, did you and did you? If you did not participate in those oh-so groovy adventures, then you're a fucking liar. Simple.

    Well, did you 2:28?

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  25. I told you I did, therefore, that's all the proof you need.

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  26. Then why ask any more of Fish?

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  27. Do you believe me?

    Did you microwave your passport yet?

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  28. 3:14, huh? Is this really your standard? We should believe everyone all the time on the Internet, as long as the person claims they're telling the truth?

    What kind of fucktard are you exactly? Do you send money to everyone you meet on Twitter?

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  29. Is it possible that Fish is merely the inspiration for the Dos Equis guy????

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  30. I see what's happening now. Fielding is so desperate for any kind of friend that he is willing to shelve all common sense and give Frischling the benefit of the doubt, despite the fact that everyone knows Frischling is a pathological liar and nobody in the photography industry will have anything to do with him. Fielding is just going to look the other way because Frischling gives him attention on Twitter and validates him by saying he's so great and going to be a super star photojournalist like he is.

    Pathetic.

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  31. Hey "fucktard" 3:24. We know reading is a serious challenge for you and others here, perhaps we should repost something to make it easier for fucks like you. So here ya go, good luck:
    Anonymous said...
    "I navigated the globe in a rowboat, surviving on granola bars and sea water distilled via a contraption made out of an iPhone.

    I was held in a North Korean prison for three days, about to be executed, before escaping through an underground tunnel I dug with chopsticks.

    While lost in the woods, I had a tea party with Big Foot.

    I once went back to the year 1985 in a time machine made by my friend, Doc Brown.

    I'd like to see you prove I did NOT do any of those things. I'm waiting."

    Easy - did you, did you, did you and did you? If you did not participate in those oh-so groovy adventures, then you're a fucking liar. Simple.

    Well, did you 2:28?
    September 23, 2011 3:02 PM

    Anonymous said...
    I told you I did, therefore, that's all the proof you need.
    September 23, 2011 3:05 PM

    Anonymous said...
    Then why ask any more of Fish?
    September 23, 2011 3:14 PM

    Get it, yet??

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  32. I wonder if Andrew Fielding's editors and co-workers at the Clarion know he's such a vocal supporter of Steven Frischling, who fabricates stories right and left? Particularly faculty advisor Ania Savage?

    http://www.duclarion.com/about

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  33. This is what happens when you focus. YEAH FF!! BOO losers.

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  34. Apparently Frischling has been to Baghdad:

    " The US Embassy in the Green Zone in Iraq is heavily fortified, I have seen that from the inside and outside. It makes the US Embassy in Kuwait and Bahrain look like cake walks. "

    Source: http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/travelbuzz/553099-what-most-secured-guarded-embassies-you-have-been.html

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  35. "anyone calling other people cowards for posting anonymously, while himself posting anonymously, is an idiot."

    That is hilarious 3:02!! I'm sorry, who did you say you were? And what is the name of the fuck that runs this bog?? Oh that's right, you both are ANONYMOUS, imagine that!!

    Christ Gomer, are you really that fucking stupid?

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  36. Hey numbnuts, he/she wasn't calling you a coward, you were calling people that. He/she was just calling you an idiot.

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  37. who is/was calling what/where/when??
    man, give me a hit off whatever you guys are smoking, please!

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  38. " Mendacity. What do you know about mendacity? I could write a book on it...Mendacity. Look at all the lies that I got to put up with. Pretenses. Hypocrisy. " - Big Daddy, "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" (1958)

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  39. Hey 5:44, who are you? 3:02 says you're an idiot, I guess because you are an anonymous poster, too.

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  40. I didn't say anonymous posters are idiots. I said someone who calls other people cowards for posting anonymously, in a post he himself authors anonymously, is an idiot. And a hypocrite.

    If you think you're the only one with any balls around here, why don't you prove you're better than we are and post using your real identity? Oh because you're too chicken shit?

    Doesn't matter, we already know who you are.

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  41. Fishfuck hasn't Tweeted all day. Maybe that's because the state of Connecticut won't pay his Internet bill, like they pay for his kids' groceries?

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  42. I'd say give the Fielding kid a break. When you are starting out you are always looking for a mentor, and Frischling seems larger than life. It took me a while to determine that he was a fraud because he was good at inspiring you with exciting stories, adventures etc. It should be obvious to the kid that with this many people making light of Fish's "adventures" that there is something "Fishy," but sometimes it is tough when your hero does not measure up. Remember, Fish preys on kids like this because they believe him and make him feel important. I would go out on a limb and say that the Fielding kid also has some personality and self esteem issue, and Frischling makes him feel larger than life.

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  43. It doesn't matter who is an idiot and who isn't. All these comments, pro or con, in no way change the contents of this blog. One doesn't even need to read any comments on this blog to realize what little character Mr. Frischling posses. This blog merely rehashes Mr. Frischling's online boasts, exaggerations, and outright lies using his own words he has posted all over the internet over the years.

    Whether or not Mr. Frischling has ever been on Air Force 2 or not doesn't change the fact that he is facing two serious felony charges. If Mr. Frischling is found guilty of a felony (or two) he will not be able to pass a background check mandated of any job that "touches" an airplane. This means that Mr. Frischling would not even be able to get a job cleaning toilets (excuse me, lavatories) on an airliner.

    To my knowledge, there is no law against convicted felons tweeting for a "living" so perhaps Mr. Frischling is smarter than we all think.

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  44. 6:17. I'd be inclined to give him a break if he were 10. Seems to me to be a conscious choice of an adult to be an ass and uncivil. Just wait for the response to these two posts. All of them have been given many many opportunities to deliver something cogent, and fail miserably every time.

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  45. 2:26pm, If you are suggesting that you would commit an act of violence against me for posting on this forum I have to admit that I am rather saddened by this. If you think so little of yourself that you feel compelled to hurt someone, then it is likely that hurting me is not going to release you from your pain either. There is simply no reason for violence in this situation.

    I do hope that you were speaking out of frustration and not out of a real desire to lash out physically.

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  46. Wait a second! Steven has been showing off those boring photos of Howard Dean for YEARS. They appear on every online portfolio he has so YOU KNOW if he had a photo of the VP he'd be pimping that photo in our face every few days (like his boring 9/11 images).

    I mean this ass clown Steven Frischling has photos of himself sitting in coach on random commercial domestic flight so YOU KNOW if he ever was on AF2 there would be a frigin' gallery of images all over his websites and Facebook. Hell, we can find about 4 photos on line right now of him just sitting in airports (I LOVE the one where he has a laptop on top of his open camera roller so all of the passers by can see his big cameras and lenses so he can look like Mr. Big Time "I'm Very Busy Over Here Photojournalist" since he's DYING for a fellow traveler to ask him what he's doing)>

    He Steven, only a week left until Welfare checks come out!!!!!!! You can be a big spender right before you have to go to jail.

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  47. Can you even begin to imagine the stories Steven has told to the poor passengers that have been forced to sit next to him on flights? I mean, if his stories are this outlandish online with an audience of people who know him then GOOD GOD what must he tell the strangers on the plane?

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  48. ^ exactly. A photo of Al Gore would be the first image in his portfolio. Look how many photos he put up of that new Lufthansa plane - can you imagine if he had ever been near Air Force One?

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  49. Actually I just had a thought. You know who I feel the most sorry for? You know who is going to ultimately be harmed the most by this whole Steven Frischling saga? Nope, not the kids. Nor is it the tax payers. Or his parents.

    The person who will be harmed the most when this is all said and done is his soon-to-be cell mate.

    I don't care what that poor soul has done; he can be a mother raper, a father stabber, a father raper! There's no crime that fits a punishment of being trapped in a small room for months on end with Steven Loud Mouth Fake Ass Story Frischling.

    Can you even BEGIN to imagine what that poor bastard is going to have to endure? I want to become pen pals with that poor guy just so we can have weekly updates on the shit Steven is peddling in jail.

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  50. ^9:04 - Nice Arlo Guthrie reference.

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  51. ^ HAH! totally!

    Anyone who has endured being around Frischling for five minutes knows how much that cell mate is going to suffer.

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  52. He can tell his cell mate all of the stories about being imprisoned by Saddam Hussein as a POW. Fish was caught while he was photographing Special Forces and was captured because he could not run quickly while carrying the 17 pound tumor that also prevented him from transmitting photos to paying clients. He will no doubt turn this into a blog about surviving prison life, taking advantage of the perks offered by Big Bubba to frequent visitors of the shower. He is an expert on all things.

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  53. ThatsWhatStevesMomSaidSeptember 23, 2011 at 9:21 PM

    -Steven likes pre-pubescent children to idolize him
    -His best supporter in the world is a pedophile
    -His 2nd best character witness is Andrew (need we say more about that?)
    -He creates dozens of online personalities to give himself great feedback, while crowbarring his detractors from his own anonymous accts with an iron fist (all with the same atrocious grammar)
    -He's too stupid to find free porn; its makes more sense to shaft a legitimate porn company out of their product for free
    -His baby mama has Stockholm syndrome, and we begin to wonder what lengths she will go to hide her sperm donor's faults.
    -He sure moves around alot


    I think its time to start inspecting the foundations of all the places this creepy fucker has resided. This is starting to look like a familliar profile.

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  54. 6:17, Fielding's profanity-laced rantings (on here and Twitter) show he's got a screw loose himself.

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  55. 9:04. It's a good thing these jails have bars because you know I've had to break out of many jails in my very long career as a world famous photo journalist because I've been arrested and charged with treason by interpol and soccerpol but they let me go after only a few minutes after I showed them my black belt jujitsu moves which I've had to use fighting off the police and gorillas in third world countries like Canada and France almost breaking my neck and every digit on each hand so I learned to shoot with my nose without looking through the camera only a few people in the world know how to do that I'll teach you if you want me to because you know I've been quoted by professors who teach journalism when I'm not dodging bullets at weddings and trying to stay calm while taking pictures of angry mother mooses guarding their babies breathing down my neck just before I had to rush to the airport to get on AirForce One with Harrison Ford and the Bee Gees on a good will trip to Antarctica but the stupid cab driver wouldn't accept my NYC Kinkos media cards and said I had to pay cash or I had to get out of the cab. What nerve.

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  56. 10:07 You rock! There is Coke everywhere on my desk! lol

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  57. "...character Mr. Frischling posses."
    Hey 6;26 twinkle tows, could you please explain posses, unless of course you meant the plural of posse.
    Dumb fucks, all shapes and sizes.

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  58. ^10:59 "twinkle tows"?

    Somehow, glass houses and stones comes to mind.....

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  59. 10:59 Best post yet! Followed by excellent catch by 11:02. Zing! Paching!

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  60. Hey Granse, get a life, really.

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  61. Granse? Really? The barn is over there. No, there.

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  62. After spending years Fishing for compliments and Fishing for sympathy from teenagers, Fishdick is now fishing for individuals responsible in exposing his Scam practice.

    Chumming for clues, Frischling?

    A true Master Baiter.

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  63. Anyone spoken with Randy recently? He once told me Frischling was having issues with an individual. I wonder if he's still under that impression.

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  64. Frischling. I'm just sitting here reading all your posts from all over the internets. You've left cool stories all over, everywhere, about weddings, ethics, plane crashes, your cool big lenses and bags and knives, flak jackets, on youtube, on forums, review sites, everywhere. Years worth. Funny thing is, not one word was written by this blogger. Not one word. It's all signed by you. Only you. For the entire world to see, read, pick apart, question, scrutinize, forever. No one else but you put them there. Sorry, just reading, like everyone else.

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  65. Will the real Addison M. Schonland from La Jolla please stand and be recognized.
    Where have you been, buddy?

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  66. Oh... It says here Frischling made a simple adjustment to IAG's invoice.

    http://peeepl.com/gate/index.html?people_id=65939384&to=http%253A%252F%252Fwww.theday.com%252Farticle%252F20110607%252FNWS01%252F110609665%252F1070%252FNWS

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  67. You're so easy Frischling.

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  68. Addison has been smart enough to stay away from posting in this blog because he knows what Steven Frischling can do, even though you know he must be really enjoying it.

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  69. What I dont understand is KLM continues to use Frischling name as the author of their blog...

    http://blog.klm.com/author/fish/

    Fish must be gutted that he isn't contributing, he has nothing to do with KLM, yet there is a connection.

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  70. Here is a link to the the Dateline NBC "To Catch A Predator" video in which Frischling's friend Rick Burnham appears.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fNn3VG3keCM

    Somewhere close to the four minute mark of this video, it is revealed that Mr Burnham was using two different screen names to communicate with what he thought was a 14 year old girl who wanted to lose her virginity.

    Burnham uses the screen name uconnbluenwhite (also posing as a younger person) when he makes first contact with the girl and then tells her a 35 year old friend of his who goes by the screen name stevetakespix wants to have sex with a virgin.

    It is very interesting that Rick Burnham, a friend of a photographer whose name is Steve, would use the name stevetakespix when trying to solicit sex from an underage girl.

    This is such an odd choice of aliases for someone who has a friend named Steve who is a photographer. Why would someone, in an effort to have sex with an underage girl, immediately think of his friend who is a photographer when it came time to chose as screen name?

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  71. Steven & Susannah,

    It's so sad what your life has become. Just think about where you'd be in life if you had just, like everyone else, done what you were supposed to do?

    Imagine it for a moment Steven. If you had kept shooting for the Globe or the AP and told the truth all the time you might be a respected photojournalist... that ship has sailed.

    If you had just taken a few hours to edit and deliver those photos to all of those brides, you might be a respected and in-demand wedding photographer... that ship has sailed.

    If you had just done what you were supposed to do with regard to the KLM blog then you might actually be a real airline blogger... that ship has sailed.

    Imagine what life would be like for your family:
    You could have money in the bank.
    You could actually be married (you never married each other so Susannah could get more money out of Welfare).
    You could live in a home that you own with no fear of being evicted.
    You could both be driving cars that were made AFTER Clinton was in office.
    You might have actually had a chance to fly on Air Force Two or even Air Force One by now.
    You wouldn't be facing jail time.
    You wouldn't have to wake up and see a blog FILLED with real professional who hate you.
    You could actually be flying on real airplanes for real.
    Your life wouldn't be an industry-wide punchline.


    But you couldn't keep the lies from flowing from your brain to your fingers and right onto the keyboard long enough for ANY of your dreams to come true and you couldn't honor your commitments when people DID give you a chance... now look at what you've become.

    It really is sad to think that this is your life at 36. You're too old to start over so you've thrown your life away. Now you'll never be any of the things you dreamed about.

    You could actually be a real photojournalist right now today... think about that.

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  72. @Unsolicited Advisor

    Exactly! This is the kind of thing that I have been trying to get at. His friendship with Burnham, To Catch a Predator, and Steve befriending lots of young people on the internet CANNOT be a coincidence!

    Steven is majorly creepy. And his actions towards young people are disturbing.

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  73. After watching the clip of To Catch a Predator on youtube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fNn3VG3keCM)
    I can't help but think of Fish.

    The "layers of lies" and the fact that Burnham was a firefighter (just like Fish claimed to be) are too much for me.

    Steve is a sick, sick man.

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  74. You're not the only ones who think Fish is sick. Talk to his ex-gf.

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  75. I bet she could tell some stories!

    I'd love to hear them!!!

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  76. isn't the ex the one who sent the famous photo to NPPA? Can we get a guest post, PLEASE?

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  77. Ok, who sent me this? Someone named Brandi?
    http://tinyurl.com/2fko
    Not funny Fish!

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  78. I'm scared to click on it... what is it?

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  79. It's nothing but a Yahoo map. Bad Tiny URL I think.

    Thanks for the read this morning y'all. If you will excuse me, I have to get going and go shoot a D1 football game. Remember that, Fish? How much fun that was? You got to go spend a few hours hanging out with some good people you liked, shoot some football, xmit the photos on deadline, maybe hang out with some of the photographers after the game. Yeah, those were the days. Right, Steven.

    Too bad all you get to do is sit around and Tweet while thinking about your impending court date.

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  80. 5:34 is the harshest critique yet. No cursing, no insults, no rumors, just the cold, honest truth of Frischling's wasted time and potential.
    But, Steven/Susannah, it's not too late to salvage your reputations. However, it starts with being honest about everything you've been called on, and, while internet forums and blogs are not exactly the bastions of truth, as you can well attest to, you're really going to need to go public and use those means if you want to start with a clean slate. Set the record straight to what's true and what's not. There are many, many journalists who read this site and laugh at you daily. They want to see you fail, and clamor for more stories. You can yell and complain all you want about that, but it just makes it worse. You've brought this all on yourself. And Andrew, if all that's been written about you is true, it is past time to humble yourself as well, or at least find a new profession, because your credibility is all but gone outside of Presswire.
    This has been a very entertaining site to visit, and it could go on forever. It doesn't really matter what happens to any of them, as they have shown defiant stupidity in the face of logic over and over. Still, it'd be a much better ending if they would make the efforts to change their misguided ways toward a better life, because it's beyond pathetic as it is. You all can have the last laugh, just keep it to yourself if you do.
    Of course, it's unlikely this will ever happen. Their latest attempt at wit in the form of childish ranting is expected shortly.

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  81. I'd like Andrew Fielding to answer the question: Why is his photojournalism "mentor" no longer a working photographer? When was Frischling's last photo assignment? Why was it he was in the thick of the storm for Hurricane Irene yet the only photos he published were on his FB page? Why is it no agency or newspaper will associate with him?

    Andrew, if this is where you want to be when you are 35, please continue the path you are on.

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  82. Emailed the blog link to Karen Florin, staff writer for courts at the New London Day who first wrote about Frischling's arrest. Please email her directly if you have any stories to tell about this fraud Frischling. k.florin@theday.com

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  83. Speaking of The Day, our intrepid hero had at least one freelance assignment for them in 2010:

    http://www.theday.com/article/20100620/INTERACT010404/100619747

    I wonder if they use Felon-Freelancers? How about foul-mouthed, juvenile editors?

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