Nature Of Things, The

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The Nature of Things[1]
Series
The Other Side
Original Broadcast Date
April 3, 2000
Cast
Larry Block, Zak Block, Michael Meloan, Kristine McKenna, Jack Kornfield, Joe Frank
Format
Absurd Monologue, Karma Style, 1 hour
Preceded by: The Wire
Followed by: Karma (Part 1)

"According to the theory of the big bang, the universe exploded from a single point."

The Nature of Things is the name of a program Joe Frank produced as part of the series The Other Side. It was originally broadcast on April 3, 2000.

Synopsis

  • The big bang is absurd. Deep sea creatures. Various Animals and god's plan.
  • Jack Kornfield: talking about the universe and wisdom and knowledge ("what is a satellite?").
  • Larry Block talks about drinking before a show, reads a poem.
  • Kristine McKenna: A woman cries and talks about her sister.
  • Larry and Joe discuss self destruction.
  • Mike Meloan talks about meeting an Indian fortune teller in a parking lot.
  • Kornfield: a merciful being assumed your body.
  • Kristine talks about hearing a man in pain.
  • A birthday party for film industry types: a man buys a bakery, shits in an airport.
  • Kornfield: The scale of it all.
  • Larry talks about drinking and then eating junk, antidepressants, suicide.
  • Kornfield: a class describes an orange - an exercise in observation.

Interesting Facts

Fortune Teller sequence also in Karma Don't Deny Me. Nature discussions also in Karma (part 3).


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