Feb 8, 2013 | 8:52Day 6 Bollywood and India's rape culture Audio
Day 6 Bollywood and India's rape culture Feb 8, 2013 | 8:52This week, witnesses took the stand in Delhi at the trial of the five men accused of gang raping a young woman. She later died from her injuries. The brutal attack in December triggered demonstrations across the country and prompted Indian lawmakers to stiffen penalties for sexual assaults. Even Bollywood entered the fray, with stars taking to the streets to protest the treatment of women. But Mahesh Dattani, a celebrated playwright and filmmaker, thinks Bollywood should look in the mirror before speaking out on the question of rape.
Feb 5, 2013 | 24:00The Current The S.E.C.R.E.T to selling erotic fiction beyond "Fifty Shades of Grey" Audio
The Current The S.E.C.R.E.T to selling erotic fiction beyond "Fifty Shades of Grey" Feb 5, 2013 | 24:00She calls herself L. Marie Adeline and her first erotic novel sent her Canadian publishers into 50 Shades of Ecstasy when - even before it was actually finished, the book was snapped up by publishers in more than 30 countries. The author of S.E.C.R.E.T still has the book world trying to guess who she really is but the book Industry knows what she's got. Today we're looking at the resurgence of erotica. It has leapt off the e-pages, propped up publishers and shown us the real seduction may be in the marketing. L. Marie Adeline exposes her secret and tells us her real name.
Jan 23, 2013 | 19:45Q Ben Caplan on Q Audio
Q Ben Caplan on Q Jan 23, 2013 | 19:45Singer-songwriter Ben Caplan and his band The Casual Smokers turn in two rousing performances live in Studio Q and talks to Jian Ghomeshi about his musical epiphany moment, the regular open-mic night held in his Halifax living room and just why he spends so much time on the road.
Jan 22, 2013 | 14:16Arts Save B.C. film Audio
Arts Save B.C. film Jan 22, 2013 | 14:16Wayne Bennett, an independent producer working in the B.C. film industry makes the case for better tax credits for production in an interview with Q's Jian Ghomeshi.