Karma (Part 2)

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Karma (Part 2)[1]
Series
The Other Side
Original Broadcast Date
April 23, 2000
Cast
Joe Frank, Larry Block, Jack Kornfield
Format
Karma Style, 58 minutes
Preceded by: Karma (Part 1)
Followed by: Karma (Part 3)

"What I'm doing is drinking tequila with a little lemon and salt."

Karma (Part 2) is a program Joe Frank produced as part of the series The Other Side. It was originally broadcast on April 23, 2000.

Synopsis

  • Larry Block: tequila with salt and lemon. Getting drunk and eating.
  • Joe: imagining paralysis while watching Kate dance coincident with her dancing alone.
  • Jack Kornfield: A Burmese monk decides to immolate himself because of relationship trouble.
  • Larry: A poem about dying fish at a market. Joe suggests asphyxiating the fish monger. Pushing a fisherman into the sea.
  • Joe: Kate dreams of Joe as a fish.
  • Kornfield: A monk in an aquarium.
  • Larry: A poem: "your poet only." Non-competitive love and screen-plays. A collaborative dialog writing by email.
  • Kornfield: Leading a meditation after a fight with his girlfriend.
  • Joe: Kate and finances. Kate gets a starring role in a film.
  • Kornfield: a disciple invites damnation by sharing a sacred mantra with everyone.
  • Larry: Trading scenes by email for "Love throughout the ages," a flip play set in a hotel room.
  • Kornfield: examination by observing oranges
  • Joe: Trying desperately to end a conversation. Leaving things at each other's houses. A prayer for separation.
  • Larry: His email relationship comes to an end. Svengali the hypnotist; "when will you ever stop talking to yourself."

Music