The Sunny (Leone) Side of Bollywood, with Allan Mott

May 26, 2016, 04:52 AM

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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