The Sunny (Leone) Side of Bollywood, with Allan Mott
In this episode we are joined by writer and film lover Allan Mott to discuss Canadian porn star turned Bollywood heroine Sunny Leone.
Show Notes: Welcome Allan Mott (https://twitter.com/HouseofGlib)! Western pop culture isn’t universal Hrithik Roshan cats (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polydactylcat) Our Krrish 3 review for The Pulp (http://thepulppress.com/boozy-bollywood-krrish-3-2013/) Allan’s Pecha Kucha presentation on The Apple: “Transcending Tacky” (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V7KrmX3hA2I&feature=youtu.be) Devon Sanders’ “Dignity In Satin: How Wonder Woman Taught Me To Be a Better Man” (http://goodmenproject.com/featured-content/dignity-satin-wonder-woman-taught-man-almo/) Sunny Leone, Vivid Girl turned Bollywood actress (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SunnyLeone) “It Happened To Me: I Worked Graveyard at a Sex Store” (http://www.xojane.com/it-happened-to-me/working-at-a-sex-store) Making the transition from an adult industry to a mainstream one Kim Kardashian, Traci Lords, and Sasha Grey The ways beautiful women are stereotyped and underestimated Allan’s thoughts on Starcrash (http://allan-mott.squarespace.com/starcrash/?rq=starcrash http://allan-mott.squarespace.com/starcrash-part-2/?rq=starcrash) INTERVAL “Tere Bin Nahi Laage” from Ek Paheli Leela (https://youtu.be/3PYjIzUyEbM)
Ek Paheli Leela (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/EkPaheliLeela) Double role: Meera (https://youtu.be/53JF3tjrqU) and Leela (https://youtu.be/YNWSrCeG9LU) Matt didn’t see the twist coming! Don’t throw away your antidepressants away The brother’s band’s music (https://youtu.be/chI9Egi2r9s) Why do free spirited Bollywood heroines always need to be tamed? Mastizaade (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mastizaade) The Masti series and Milap Zaveri (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Masti(filmseries)) Lily (the Madonna) and Laila (the whore) Lele (https://youtu.be/baECOS06fM) Titli Boobna (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GizeleThakral) All animal footage was filmed outside of India The Indian Censor Board (https://www.buzzfeed.com/andreborges/cbfc-facts?utmterm=.heD03zdZN#.ujZKJPxnz)
NEXT TIME: We look at three films featuring LGBTQ characters and issues, Margarita With A Straw, Kapoor & Sons (since 1921), and Aligarh
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