Filed under: a chiropractic podcast, Big TOR on Campus, BJ Palmer comedy, chiropractic history, Chiropractic Philosophy, education, interview, SCR Global Correspondent | Tags: a chiropractic podcast, Aaron Toler DC, Anchor Chiropractic, Big TOR on Campus, Bill Esteb, BJ Palmer, Brett Jones DC, Brian Kelly DC, chiropractic, Chiropractic Coin, Chiropractic Diamond Jubilee Commerative Medal, chiropractic graduation, chiropractic podcast, Chiropractic Safety Pin Connection, Chiropractic Service Bureau, Chiropractor, CSB, Dr. Thomas Lamar, EPOC, HT Hughes DC, James Dubel DC, Kimberly Goreham, Kingston, Kitsap, Life Chiropractic College West, Mary Flannery DC, Nathan Wall DC, New Beginnings Chiropractic Weekends, Patient Media, podcast chiropractor, Podcast Jingle Singer, Power of the Podcast, Reggie Gold DC, Reggie Gold interview, Safety Pin Cycle, Safety Pin Project, Seth Anderson DC, spinal column radio, SpinalColumnRadio, Spizz Magazine, ter to TOR Evolution, The Great Undertow, Todd Waters, Todd Waters interview, Walt Scott DC, Washington State chiropractic history, William Esteb
Title: FINALE SHOW — Closing the Safety Pin “ter to TOR” — Graduation, Celebration, and Connection — featuring Esteb, Dubel, Kelly, Flannery, Jones, Waters, BJ, EPOC Underground, and Gold
Host: Dr. Thomas Lamar
Show Date: 12/31/2013
Run Time: 461:52
Description: While some may remember it as the episode that holds the World’s Record for the LONGEST Chiropractic Podcast EVER Recorded (7 hours, 41 minutes, and 52 seconds), for others the Finale Episode of Spinal Column Radio memorializes a TRANSFORMATION — a transformation they have witnessed in themselves when it comes to chiropracTIC. Because of the content shared on SCR, they — like the host, Dr. Thomas Lamar — have experienced a “shift.” For in their regular listening, they have witnessed in themselves a CHANGE — a change in how they now THINK, TEACH, and PREACH chiropractic. The “safety pin” between their ears has clicked into position and a “CONNECTION” has been made. They now GET the Big Idea. They now GET chiropracTIC and see themselves as chiropracTORs. They have undergone “The ter to TOR Evolution.” Have YOU?
Join Dr. Thomas Lamar (and Logan) for a final episode that not only recognizes this “shift” with Graduation and Celebration, but CONNECTS it all together with the SAFETY PIN.
First Dr. Lamar and Listeners symbolically GRADUATE “ter to TOR” — marking this moment in history — as they join Life Chiropractic College West’s Graduation Ceremony LIVE via a mic’ed-up Big TOR on Campus, Brett Jones, to vicariously walk across the platform with him. Not only will listeners “graduate” with Lamar, but he, through the POWER OF THE PODCAST, addresses the actual student graduates at Life West from his SCR Studio on their Big Screen. Afterwards, Life West President, Dr. Brian Kelly, joins the program to share some words with the newly “graduated” SCR-ter-to-TOR-Listeners. Then, if all that weren’t enough, Life West Dean of Enrollment, Dr. Mary Flannery joins Lamar in-studio to talk about an exciting new program that allows “ter to TOR”graduate-listeners to CONNECT with Life West through their Safety Pin Project — grafting them in the family as “alumni” of their philosophical, vitalistic, subluxation-based institution. Plus participating SCR Listeners will receive a Spinal Column Radio Safety Pin Certificate, acting as a “diploma” that will remind and tell of this transformation graduation.
Then the Finale Show kicks into party mode, as Dr. Lamar and Logan CELEBRATE four years of Spinal Column Radio. They break out STATS and share MEMORIES. Lamar goes Underground at the Tacoma EPOC to CONNECT with some of the Best SCR Backyard Listeners and Chiro Bros on the Planet (Aaron Toler, Seth Anderson, Nathan Wall, and Walt Scott) and then is back in studio to continue the celebration with some special people… people who share a special place in Lamar’s 18-year “ter to TOR journey.” On the guest list: Bill Esteb, Jim Dubel, Todd Waters, and Reggie Gold.
Plus, for some Chiro-Comedy, Todd Water’s “BJ” character has some final interactions with the SCR team, and Lamar shares some very fitting words from the real BJ written out of his previously unpublished work, The Great Undertow. And CONNECTING it all together in the spirit of the Safety Pin… is a history segment that was patiently waiting for Lamar to discover. On this episode Lamar pays tribute to Washington State ChiropracTIC Pioneer, Dr. HT Hughes and his Chiropractic Diamond Jubilee Commemorative Medal.
His entire family of 9 drops in for a short stay, and then of course, Lamar wraps the whole thing with some CHARGING FINAL WORDS that are not to be missed.
“ter to TOR” GRADUATION
– Recognizing the Transformation –
My Address to the Graduating Students at Life West
— direct from our SCR Studio to their Big Screen.
“SEAL THE DEAL”
“ter to TOR” CELEBRATION
– 4 years of Spinal Column Radio –
Enjoy our 4 Year Look Back Slide show:
“Who knew that spinal education could be THIS Much Fun!”
SCR Podcast Master Card Commercial:
“Creating Life Changing Content by Interviewing some of the greatest minds in the chiropractic profession… AMAZING. Doing it with your son…. Priceless.”
Catch our Extended Todd Waters Jingle Singer Interview
“ter to TOR” CONNECTION
– Revering the Shoulders You Stand Upon –
Links talked about on the show:
- SCR Mailing List
- Dr. Lamar addresses his LACC graduating class in 1995
- Big TOR on Campus segments
- Episode 159 – the significant other of a chiro student
- Life Chiropractic College West
- Dr. Lamar’s Spinal Column Blog Safety Pin Article
- A Message to Garcia (SCR 169 2:33:53 mark)
- HT Hughes, DC — WA State ChiropracTIC Pioneer
- Bill Esteb – Patient Media
- Bill’s interview on SCR with Victor (SCR 167)
- Todd Waters – Man of Many Talents for the TIC
- James Dubel, Outlaw and founder of New Beginnings
- Box on the Wall – Donate to Cover SCR Time and Expenses
- Reggie Gold — chiropracTIC Legend
- SCR Episode 030 and 031 (first interview Fall 2010 NB)
- SCR Episode 046 (Cal Jam 2011 man on the street)
- SCR Episode 080 (second interview Spring 2011 NB)
- SCR Episode 109 (tribute, January 2012)
- SCR Episode 118 (CCE, Fall 2011 NB)
- SCR Episode 142 (Fall 2011 NB man on the street)
- SCR Episode 151 (Irene Gold/Valley of the Blind/Fall 2011 NB Bonus)
- SCR Episode 157 (33 Principles and last talk, Fall 2011 NB)
- SCR Episode 158 (Chiro-Picker early Reggie LP find)
Filed under: Big Top Legacy Gathering, California Jam, ChiroFEST, New Beginnings Chiropractic Weekends
FINALE SHOW Status Update: Just wanted to let you know that I’ve been working around the clock to get SCR 171 released. It’s taking MUCH longer than I had anticipated.
Please be patient. I promise you, it will be worth the wait. In the meantime, enjoy the slideshow Logan and I put together that looks back over the past 4 years. – dr. L
“Who knew that Spinal Education could be this much fun!”
Filed under: a chiropractic podcast, BJ Palmer comedy, chiropractic history, Spine Bites | Tags: BJ Palmer, chiropractic comedy, chiropractic podcast, chiropractic radio, Chiropractor, Dr. Thomas Lamar, Todd Waters
“Bite-sized nuggets of chiropractic goodness!”
A final compilation of BJ Palmer on Spinal Column Radio
– niche comedy at its finest –
Download the audio version of this Spine Bite by right clicking (control-click for Mac)
More BJ Palmer available on BJ TV
Filed under: Chiro-Picker, chiropractic history | Tags: Alana Callender DEd, BJ Palmer, BJ Palmer's brother, Chiro-Picker, chiropractic history, Davenport Iowa, DD Palmer, Frank Palmer, Oakdale Cemetery, Stephen Zins DC, Todd Waters
by Todd Waters, aka “The Chiro-Picker” – SpinalColumnRadio featured blogger
Documenting the life of DD Palmer, the founder of Chiropractic, has become an exciting endeavor for me.
I knew very little of the man before I began researching him. Actually, if anything, I knew more about the mysteries and myths surrounding his life then that of the truth.
While their writings were often a good starting point in which to become familiar with the general biography of Old Dad Chiro, many inconsistencies existed between them. Instead, I found old newspaper articles to be the narrative I needed, unveiling the life of Palmer as a healer. We are fortunate the papers covered Palmer as much as they did, because now we are privy to some of the missing pieces his biography has been lacking.
One of my discoveries that nearly had me jumping out of my seat was an obituary of Frank Palmer.
Filed under: a chiropractic podcast, Big TOR on Campus, BJ Palmer comedy, California Jam, ChiroFEST, chiropractic history, Chiropractic Philosophy, interview | Tags: a chiropractic podcast, Aaron Toler DC, Alana Callender DEd, Anchor Chiropractic, Billy DeMoss DC, BJ Palmer, BJ Palmer elephant, BJ Palmer mansion, BJ Palmer residence, BJ Palmer Scrapbook, Brad Glowaki DC, Cal Jam, California Jam, Cathy Colby DC, ChiroFest, ChiroPicker, chiropractic, chiropractic podcast, Chiropractor, Dan Yachter DC, David Jackson DC, DD Palmer, DD Palmer College of Chiropractic, Dean Sottile DC, Deed Harrison DC, Dorothy Searby DC, Dr. Thomas Lamar, Exploring Chiropractic, Frank Palmer, Fred Barge DC, Fred Schofield DC, Fred Schofield interview, Garret Gunderson, Gary Street DC, Heidi Farrell, James Chestnut DC, Jeanne Ohm DC, Joe Borio DC, Joseph Ierano DC, Kingston, Kitsap, Liam Schubel DC, Mabel's Mansion, Mack Searby, Matthew Loop DC, Nathan Cashion, Palmer School of Chiropractic, Paul Reed DC, podcast chiropractor, Podcast Survey, Rats in a Dump, RM Searby chiropractor, Searby Saga, Sharon Gorman DC, spinal column radio, SpinalColumnRadio, Stephen Zins DC, Todd Waters, Troy Dukowitz DC, Wendy Dick, WOC
Title: ChiropracTIC History Saga Episode; Mission Possible ChiroFEST 2013; and Sottile and Gorman Interviewed Together
Host: Dr. Thomas Lamar
Show Date: 12/06/13
Run Time: 249:26
Description: It’s the Spinal Column Radio “Saga Episode.” Join Dr. Lamar and Logan for their last “regular” show as they “clear the countertop” to make way for the upcoming Finale Show. On this episode they step you back into chiropracTIC’s past with a boatload of exciting chiropractic history, and then step you forward into its future with ChiroFEST 2013’s Mission Possible. Plus they sit down with ChiropracTIC’s Principled Funnyman and Funnywoman, Dean Sottile and Sharon Gorman, for an unforgettable duo-interview that will have you laughing and taking notes at the same time.
History topics covered: DD Palmer’s Portland Chiropractic College with Nathan Cashion reporting on location; “A Journey for the TIC Like None Other” — The Searby Saga (the story of Mack and Dorothy Searby’s quest to study at the PSC); Gary Street and BJ’s Chiropractic Scrapbook; DD’s other son (BJ’s older brother) Frank Palmer’s gravesite rediscovered; BJ’s Parrot; Fred Barge’s Rats in a Dump; DD’s Mammoth Tusk; DD visits Seattle; BJ Palmer Mansion (featuring Todd Waters and Joe Ierano); BJ’s fascination with elephants; and more.
ChiroFest 2013 mini-interviews asking the question of all the event speakers, based on what they shared from the platform, “What is POSSIBLE with chiropracTIC?”: James Chestnut, Jeanne Ohm, Fred Schofield, Joe Borio, Liam Schubel, Deed Harrison, Brad Glowaki, Troy Dukowitz, Garret Gunderson, Heidi Farrell, Wendy Dick, Billy DeMoss, Matthew Loop, Dan Yachter, Cathy Colby, and Paul Reed.
Plus BTOC (Big TOR on Campus) Brett Jones with Jen Wilhelm, Two Spinal Column Reblogs featuring Drs. Fred Barge and David Jackson, Power of the Podcast, and listener feedback.
(Chestnut, Ohm, Schofield, Borio, Schubel, Harrison, Glowaki, Dukowitz, Farrell, Reed, Gunderson, Dick, DeMoss, Loop, Yachter, and Colby interviews recorded at the 2013 ChiroFest in Redmond, Washington. Interview with Drs. Dean Sottile and Sharon Gorman recorded at the 2012 California Jam in Costa Mesa, California).
Journey for the TIC like none other
Peters and Chance. The Searby saga: a story of hardships and determinations: chiropractic in Australia 1905-1945. Chiropractic Journal of Australia, v.31, no.1, Mar 2001, p.17-32
- Listen to our Seattle College of Chiropractic history piece on SCR 167
- Listen to our WOC Studio Tour special audio presentation
Telling the SCR Story
for Life Chiropractic College West’s Storyteller Project
DD’s Portland Chiro College
– On Location –
— Nathan Cashion, UWS chiro student and host of Exploring Chiropractic
ON LOCATION with the
Dead Chiropractic Society’s
Dean Sottile, DC and Sharon Gorman, DC
DCS California Jam
• Learn more about Dean and Sharon:
– Dean Sottile on Facebook
– Sharon Gorman on Facebook
— Redmond, Washington —
What is possible with ChiropracTIC?
James Chestnut, Jeanne Ohm, Fred Schofield, Joe Borio, Liam Schubel, Deed Harrison, Brad Glowaki, Troy Dukowitz, Garret Gunderson, Wendy Dick, Billy DeMoss, Matthew Loop, Dan Yachter, Cathy Colby, and Paul Reed.
• Pics talked about on the show:
Links talked about on the show:
- Take Our Survey!
- Chiro-Pickers Scrapbook article
- Listen to our Fall 2010 Gary Street interview (SCR 044)
- Chiro-Picker Frank Palmer Gravesite article
- Listen to SCR 160 addressing LACC students
- Spinal Column Reblogs
- JUST FOUND (08/19/2014) Actual Photo of BJ’s Parrot:
- Get Connected!
- Chasing DD – by Todd Waters
- also check out the ChiroPicker Book Shoppe
- Chiro-Picker mansion article
“The Big TOR on Campus”
DC2B Life West
an interview with
• Learn more about Brett Jones:
• Learn more about the California Jam:
– Website: CaliforniaJam.org
– Website: DeadChiropracticSociety.com
– Facebook California Jam – Dead Chiropractic Society
Check out the Cal Jam Interview Archives! (plus see who’s still the cue for release)
• Learn More about ChiroFEST
– Website: ChiroFest.org
– Facebook: ChiroFest Page
We’re “ReBlogging” select articles from SpinalColumnBlog.com — the platform that gave inspiration for what you now know as Spinal Column Radio.
“If you have a dump, you’ve got rats.”
That’s what the late chiropractic icon, Fred Barge, used to say when it comes to one’s health.
It doesn’t work the other way around. Rats don’t create the dump, rather rats are attracted to the dump. In many ways, germs are a lot like rats in that they are both opportunistic. Germs, like rats, not only seek out but require a place to set up camp.
How’s your dump?
– Listen to us talk about this reblog on SCR 170.
Originally posted on SpinalColumnBlog:
[originally published in KCN, January 2013]
As we find ourselves in the thick of cold and flu season our focus on avoiding germs becomes top priority for many of us. We’re quick to Purell our hands and sanitize everything we touch. But are germs really the issue? The reality is, they’re no more of an issue now than they are at any other time of year.
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