The Smile Revolution Radio

This is from The Poughkeepsie Journal, September 6, 2007. This is the oldest newspaper in New York State, published in 1785.

“It all starts simply yet powerfully with a smile.” That’s the philosophy of Woodstock radio show host Mindy “Smile” Fradkin-Mousaa, founder of The Smile Revolution. She proposes that we awaken humanity to the need to be more kind and selfless. “We truly can change the world one smile at a time,” she claims weekly on her Sunday 3:30pm WKNY radio show, 1490 am. Her guests stars have included Richie Havens, Pete Seeger, Buffy St. Marie, and Arlo Guthrie, all who are involved in uplifting projects. Tom Pacheco, a Woodstock based musician has also been a recent guest. Mindy promotes inspiring authors, musicians and artists. She plans her show around a weekly theme such as forgiveness, gratitude, compassion etc. “I play smile songs,” she says, ” and have smile and other inspired quotes on the air.”

Tune in during September, and you can catch a dialogue with author Neale Donald Walsch, writer of Conversations with God, on September 16th and with David Amram,internationally known composer, musician and author(who wrote the score for the movies, Splendor in the Grass and The Manchurian Candidate) on September 30.

Mindy, also known as The Mad Hattress, and The Princess of Wow,( is a hat designer extraordinaire, as well as a radio show host, performer, blogger, spiritual healer and a writer. She has been featured on “Good Day New York” and The New York Times, as well as other magazines, newspapers and news shows. The Mission of The Smile Revolution is to raise conscious awareness to the healing power of a smile.

To help bring smiles to more folks, Mindy entertains for venues from senior homes to Bar Mitzvahs and other private and public events. To find out more about the power of smiles, go to or e-mail her at