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NEXT QUESTION (Ep 16): Comedian Maysoon Zayid, Dancer Edin Jusuframic, The 2081 Project, Reviews Of The Rhythm Section & Beanpole, Plus, Mattiel With “The Air Near My Fingers.”

On this episode, we visit with actress, comedian, and activist Maysoon Zayid; discuss Sweden’s Melodifestivalen with famed dancer Edin Jusuframic; welcome back Mattiel with a cover of The White Stripes’ “The Air Near My Fingers”, and our Pop Culture Conclave once again reconvenes- Dustin Chase, Justin McKee & Eddie Robinson.

You can listen to this week's episode of NEXT QUESTION with Ernie Manouse in the audio above.

Below, you can find audio, video and photos of the various stories discussed on the show.

 

Beyond the Story:

By clicking her name, you can learn more about Maysoon Zayid. Also, enjoy her TED Talk “I Got 99 Problems… Palsy is Just One

Maysoon will perform and then be interviewed live on stage by Ernie on Saturday, February 8th, 2020 at 6pm at Asia Society Texas. For tickets and more information, click HERE.

 

On The Beat:

You can learn more about Edin Jusuframic and his career HERE.

Learn more about Melodifestivalen HERE

Edin after his rehearsal:

Edin’s first Melodifestivalen performance was in the entry “Baby Goodbye,” by EMD

Edin danced and choreographed this 2015 Melodifestivalen performance by Dinah Nah, “Make Me (La La La ):

Other notable Edin works:

 

Pop Culture Conclave:

Dustin Chase, Eddie Robinson & Justin McKee join Ernie each week to share their thoughts and views on Movies, Music & Digital Media. Here are just some of the topics they talk about this week:

Learn more about The 2081 Project HERE

All About Pee-Wee Herman

Full List of Grammy Award Winners

You can always find out what Dustin thinks of any current film by following him on twitter at @texasartfilm or on the website TexasArtFilm.net

 

Skyline Sessions:

Skyline Sessions producer Troy Schulz brings us the song “The Air Near My Fingers” by Mattiel

For more Skyline Sessions visit HERE

 

And that ends another episode of Next Question with Ernie Manouse...

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Next Question with Ernie Manouse airs in Houston on News 88.7 – Saturday at 5:00 pm and Sunday at noon. Each episode in also available as a podcast.

 

 

 

 

 

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Ernie Manouse

Senior Producer / Host

Ernie Manouse, a native of Binghamton, NY and a graduate of Loyola University Chicago, launched his broadcasting career with NBC News before working at Chicago radio station WLS-AM. In 1996, Ernie joined HoustonPBS (now Houston Public Media), and as an anchor and producer, he has garnered eleven Emmy Awards, five...

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