Big Brain Radio Show

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Science is only science when it's on the leading edge... Scientists are really kinda the people that prove the points. Somebody will come up with an idea or a theory, it's not really proven yet, and then scientists will go about proving it...
—As heard on the Big Brain Radio Show, 14 November 2009[1]

The Big Brain Radio Show was an embarrassing radio show hosted by chiroquacktic "doctors" David Stussy and Zena Xanders. It was sometimes referred to by the hosts as "The Big Bane Radio Show", an inside joke sarcastically hinting that "This show is the bane of our existence." The show aired on KTNF,Wikipedia the so-called "Progressive Voice of Minnesota," from 2005 to 2011.

The show revolved around promoting as much woo and bullshit as possible, while carelessly throwing around words like "quantum" and "healing" in every sentence. As the show was hosted by chiropractors, it promoted some of the strangest, most unproven aspects of chiropractic, namely that it can be used to heal anything.

According to advertisements for the show, they promoted (among other things):

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  1. From the beginning of this episode.