So You Think You Can Bollywood, with Danica LeBlanc and Devin Bruce

Mar 10, 2017, 05:23 AM

In this episode we welcome Danica LeBlanc (https://twitter.com/DanicaHere), co-owner of Edmonton’s best comic book store Variant Edition (https://variantedmonton.com), and Devin Bruce (https://twitter.com/Doctor_Teeth), of the infrequently produced Scotch & Comics (https://scotchandcomics.wordpress.com) podcast, to discuss Bollywood on America’s So You Think You Can Dance and two films about international dance competitions.

Show notes:

Episode 11 – Two Tragedies by Vishal Bhardwaj, with Devin Bruce (https://audioboom.com/posts/4467741-episode-11-two-tragedies-by-vishal-bhardwaj-with-devin-bruce?t=0)

Variant Edition (https://variantedmonton.com), Yegs and Bacon (https://itunes.apple.com/ca/podcast/yegs-and-bacon/id994654957?mt=2), and Doctor Whooch (https://itunes.apple.com/ca/podcast/doctor-whooch/id665504944?mt=2)

Seen and Heard in Edmonton with Karen Unland (https://seenandheardyeg.com)

So You Think You Can Dance (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SoYouThinkYouCanDance(U.S.TVseries))

Promos (http://prowrestling.wikia.com/wiki/Promo) and kayfabe (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kayfabe)

Rory Gilmore tap-dancing (http://hellogiggles.com/gilmore-girls-tap-dancing-therapy/)

Bollywood Star (http://www.omnitv.ca/on/pa/shows/bollywood-star/)

Canadians are sexier than Americans

Choreographer Nakul Deb Mahajan (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NakulDevMahajan)

People Both Love And Hate This American “So You Think You Can Dance” Bollywood Performance (https://www.buzzfeed.com/soniathomas/so-you-think-you-can-bollywood?utm_term=.jigGQEqbB#.io5Na7MRD)

Cultural literacy and exposure

Testing dancers’ skill

(INTERVAL (“Lovely (https://youtu.be/HT7g_9eNnYk)” from Happy New Year)

Happy New Year (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HappyNewYear(2014film))

Watching movies with the right people

Regrettably offensive character traits and homophobia

“Manwa Laage (https://youtu.be/52jQMfVAEEU),” “Dance like a Chammiya (https://youtu.be/jVa4JQs--w0 ),” “India Waale (https://youtu.be/X-DDknSzELI), “Nonsense Ki Night (https://youtu.be/llZasorsis8),” “Satakli (https://youtu.be/tsN9vouq-nk),” “World Dance Medley (https://youtu.be/G_mCIeEb6cM),”

What are SRK’s two things?

North Korea’s dance troupe

ABCD 2 (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ABCD_2)

The ABCD universe

The Fictitious dance crew (http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/abcd-2-varun-dhawan-shraddha-kapoor-remo-ddouza-dance-group/1/444833.html)

“Chunar (https://youtu.be/3W0f6mlPOKE ),” “Happy Hour (https://youtu.be/mBgdiGkMT4c ),” Auditions (https://youtu.be/kfXkaofOdM), “Sun Saathiya (https://youtu.be/TGpG56pg3UU?list=RDQMGmsYts1p94E),” “Tattoo (https://youtu.be/jDpQVw4xJs),” Charlie Chaplin dance (https://youtu.be/PqSwJlJYt8o), “Bezubaan Phir Se (https://youtu.be/xutBFUf3LoU?list=RDQMGmsYts1p94E ),” “If You Hold My Hand (https://youtu.be/OU7n4nAb0Q),” “Hey Ganaraya (https://youtu.be/v10jDT7SJsw ),” “Vande Mataram (https://youtu.be/Ki4Fc3XoSk?list=RDQMGmsYts1p94E)”

Repetitive dance numbers

A dance competition is major global news

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