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The Other Side
Original Broadcast Date
Larry Block, David Rapkin, Kristine McKenna, Jack Kornfield, Joe Frank
Karma Style, 1 hour
Preceded by: The Future
Followed by: Stoner

"It takes place back at uh, one of those wonderful Nuremberg rallies."

Margarita is the name of a program Joe Frank produced as part of the series The Other Side. It was originally broadcast on July 8, 2001.


  • Larry Block - Hitler "more land" joke. Drinking fruit margaritas, wanting to leave but not being able to afford it.
  • Jack Kornfield - An addicted society.
  • Larry and Joe - alternative lives, Larry as a park ranger.
  • Kornfield - Being engaged in a boring job.
  • David Rapkin - Visualizing a sexual encounter as a park ranger.
  • Kornfield - Africans waiting for their souls to catch up with them.
  • Larry - He meets David Rapkin and is asked to participate in a production, is never called back.
  • Rapkin - He cast DeVito instead of Larry in a 36 part epic. Joe confronts him about never calling Larry back, he tells an absurd story about a guitar.
  • Larry and Joe - Larry's hurt by Rapkin's trivialization of their encounter. Joe argues that he was just fulfilling his role in the radio program.
  • Rapkin - Proving or refusing to prove God, dead white men.
  • Larry and Joe - The merits of art versus the ethical behavior of the artist. Larry asks that the audience write to demand Rapkin be removed from future programs.
  • Kornfield - Thomas Merton. If we could see the depth of the heart, we would want to worship each other.
  • Kristine Mckenna - A Hollywood playboy gambles away his money, fails at suicide, ends up disabled and a burden on his wife. A happy couple married 52 years is torn apart by Alzheimers.
  • Kornfield - let it be.
  • Joe and Kristine - Attaching fantasies to people, envying others at a party. Larry - his wife kicks him out. Zak wants to go to a resort of troubled teenagers. Kristine - being challenged by living with others.
  • Kristine - A relationship with a lying, marries man. Spending time in a Mexican hotel, reproducing Edward Weston nude desert photos.
  • Kristine - Visiting the man in the hospital, sex in the ICU.
  • Larry and Joe - Larry wants to leave.
  • Kristine - relationships as a drug. Fantasy of suicide on her ex's lawn.
  • Kristine - being truly engaged in the moment.
  • Kristine - looking for paradise in a relationship.
  • Kornfield - wise understanding.

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The Other Side

Always | Angina Dialogues, The | Anthology Of Love (Remix) | At Last | At The Border (Remix) | At The Dark End Of The Bar | At The Dark End Of The Bar (Remix) | Bad Karma | Bitter Pill | Black Hole (Remix) | Box, The | Brothers | Caged Heart | Cave Dreamer | Clement at Christmas | Don't Know Mind | Dreamland: A Compilation | Emptiness | Endings | Evening Sky | Fire and Ice | Four Part Dissonance | Future, The | Higher Learning | Holy Land | In the Dark (remix) | Insomnia | Jam | Karma (Part 1) | Karma (Part 2) | Karma (Part 3) | Karma (Part 4) | Karma (Part 5) | Karma (Part 6) | Karma (Part 7) | Karma Crash | Karma Don't Deny Me | Karma For Dollars | Karma Memories | Karma Redux | Love Is | Love Prisoner | Lover Man | Margarita | Men of the Cloth | Mercy | Mystery | Nature of Things, The | No Angel | On the Edge (remix) | Pledge Drive 2000-01-29 | Pledge Drive Rough Cuts | Pledge Drive, 2000-08-06 | Plerophory Of Pain | Predator | Prison Songs | Red Sea (a compilation) | Silent Sea | Small World Karma | Stoner | Summer Hill | Sunday Morning Service | Terminal | Two Women (Remix) | Waiting For Karma | Waiting For The Bell | What Do Women Want? | Where Will It End? | Windows | Wire, The | Woman And Bull In Paint Factory | Zen