In March 1999, NEWS OF THE WEIRD included the following report on Mr. DiBianco, the person kind enough to introduce "Pink Flamingos" to me when I was an impressionable youth with a bowl-of-mush brain that needed to be molded:
In February, Eastern Illinois University officials declined to refund $364 in tuition to April Hixson for a course called "Nonwestern Music". Hixson, who received an "A", said Professor Douglas DiBianco barely discussed music; instead he lectured and provided visual aids on enemas, penis amputation, incest and student orgies. The university acknowledged at least one other complaint about DiBianco. Said the professor: "You have to understand the extremes of art to appreciate art in general."