Vox Pop

Monday - Friday, 2 p.m.- 3 p.m.

Vox Pop is WAMC's live call-in talk program. Guests with expertise in areas ranging from astronomy to politics speak with WAMC's hosts and answer questions posed by WAMC listeners. We also have a number of forums and guests who are regulars on Vox Pop such as our science forum and gardening programs.

Every Monday is a "Medical Monday."  Every Friday is a "Food Friday." 

There are several ways to join the conversation:

  • Call in during the show from 2-3 p.m. at 1-800-348-2551 (1-800-34TALK-1)
  • Email voxpop@wamc.org during the show
  • Comment on the Vox Pop status update at WAMC's Facebook page
  • Tweet us @WAMCVoxPop

You can subscribe to the podcast here: iTunes, Google Play, or Stitcher.

Coming up on Vox Pop:

Monday, June 25
Medical Monday: Gastroenterology with Dr. Nina Sax

Tuesday, June 26
Music with producer John Simon

Wednesday, June 27
Pets & Vets

Thursday, June 28
Gardening

Friday, June 29
Food Friday: Farmers markets

The Kitchen Shortcut Bible
Jim Levulis / WAMC

Bruce Weinstein joins Food Friday to discuss his latest book with his co-author Mark Scarbrough, The Kitchen Shortcut Bible. WAMC's Ray Graf hosts.

1967 Chevrolet Impala
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Joining us today to answer your automotive questions is Gordon Fricke – owner and operator of Barber and Fricke Automotive Inc. – an independent repair, auto body, towing and used car facility in Hoosick Falls, New York. WAMC's Ray Graf hosts.

Saratoga County Sheriff Michael Zurlo
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Saratoga County Sheriff Michael Zurlo joins Vox Pop to discuss law enforcement. WAMC's Ray Graf hosts.

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Just like the birds chirping out your window every spring, Rich Guthrie has returend to Vox Pop to answer your birding questions. WAMC's Ray Graf hosts.

Dr. Andrew Beckwith of Community Health Programs in the Berkshires joins Medical Monday to discuss obstetrics and gynecology. WAMC's Alan Chartock hosts.

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Dale Davidson and Ariel Robinson of Umana Restaurant & Wine Bar in Albany, NY join Food Friday to explore world cuisine. WAMC's Ray Graf hosts.

We welcome renowned astronomer Bob Berman back to Vox Pop to field all of your astronomy-related questions. WAMC’s Ray Graf hosts.

Matthew Goodemote of Goodemote Physical Therapy in Saratoga Springs, NY joins Vox Pop to answer your questions. WAMC's Ray Graf hosts.

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Geoff Demis of Ferris Coin joins WAMC's Ray Graf to discuss coins, currency and more.

Dr. David Hart
Albany Medical Center

Neurologist Dr. David Hart of Albany Medical Center joins Medical Monday to discuss dementia and memory issues. WAMC's Alan Chartock hosts.

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To cap off Fund Drive week, Rocco DeFazio of DeFazio's Pizzeria in Troy, NY and Joey Berben of Berben & Wolff's in Albany, NY Food Friday to discuss vegan cooking. WAMC's Ray Graf hosts.

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The science panel returns to Vox Pop to answer your inquiries. Today we welcome Barbara Brabetz, Ed Stander and Jim Pickett. WAMC's Ray Graf hosts.

Facebook: PolishFest

Today on Food Friday, we explore Polish and Lithuanian fare as we welcome folks taking part in the 16th Annual Polish Fest in Latham, NY. The event runs through June 3. Chef John Kowalski, Elizabeth “Betty” Stolarek, Barbara Chepaitis and Anntonette “Antosia” Zembrzuski Alberti join WAMC's Ray Graf.

Today on Vox Pop, we welcome your reaction to WAMC's live Democratic candidate debate for NY's 19th House seat. WAMC's Alan Chartock, News Director and debate panelist Ian Pickus and Hudson Valley Bureau Chief and debate panelist Allison Dunne join host Ray Graf.

hammer
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Architectural engineer and construction specialist Darren Tracy is in the studio today to answer your questions about your home improvement projects. WAMC's Ray Graf hosts.

Copyright forum
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Today’s program is the copyright forum. Paul RappBill Westwood and Polly Law are in the studio to answer your questions about protecting your writing, music, and art. WAMC’s Ray Graf hosts.

Facebook: Phoenician Mediterranean Palace

Rindala Rahal, executive chef of Phoenician Mediterranean Palace, joins Food Friday to discuss Mediterranean-Lebanese cooking. WAMC's Ray Graf hosts.

The Rose Garden at The Trustees of Reservations' Naumkeag in Stockbridge, Massachusetts.
Jim Levulis / WAMC

In the studio today are a few familiar voices. Bob Graves is a horticulturist and co-owner of Faddegon’s Nursery in Latham, New York. Fred Breglia is director of the Landis Arboretum in Esperance, New York. Greg Ward runs Ward’s Nursery in Great Barrington, Massachusetts. WAMC’s Ray Graf hosts.

For Sale sign
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Thinking about buying or selling a home? We have two real estate professionals in the studio with us today to answer your questions. Renata Lewis of Keller Williams Capital District and the Renata V. Lewis Team joins Jared Kelly of William Pitt Sotheby's International Realty to answer your questions. WAMC's Ray Graf hosts.

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It's all about technology on this edition of Vox Pop. We'll talk computers with Tony Yang of Gig Computers. WAMC's Ray Graf hosts.

Dr. Russell Tigges
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Dr. Russell Tigges of Orthopedic Associates of Dutchess County joins Medical Monday to discuss joint replacement. WAMC's Alan Chartock hosts.

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Today we welcome chefs Michael Lapi and Josh Coletto back to Food Friday to discuss open firing cooking. WAMC's Ray Graf hosts.

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Joining us today to answer your automotive questions is Gordon Fricke – owner and operator of Barber and Fricke Automotive Inc. – an independent repair, auto body, towing and used car facility in Hoosick Falls, New York. WAMC's Ray Graf hosts.

Bluetick Coonhound
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It’s our Pets & Vets program this afternoon, and here to take your calls is Dr. Carrie O’Loughlin of Delmar Animal Hospital in Delmar, New York. WAMC's Ray Graf hosts.

A tornado
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With a tornado watch up for most of the region, meteorologist Jason Gough returns to Vox Pop to answer your weather questions. WAMC's Ray Graf hosts.

Dr. Paul Lemanski
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Dr. Paul Lemanski joins us for Medical Monday.  Dr. Lemanski is an internist with CapitalCare Center for Preventive Medicine. WAMC's Alan Chartock hosts.

The cover of The Immigrant Cookbook
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Leyla Moushabeck, the editor of "The Immigrant Cookbook," and Serge Madikians, chef-owner of Serevan Restaurant in Amenia, NY, join Food Friday to discuss the varied recipes in the recent work. WAMC's Ray Graf hosts.

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After more than a month-long hiatus, the science panel has returned to Vox Pop. Today we welcome Barbara Brabetz, Ed Stander and Jim Pickett. WAMC's Ray Graf hosts.

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Just like the birds chirping out your window every spring, Rich Guthrie has returned to Vox Pop to answer your birding questions. WAMC's Ray Graf hosts.

Dr. Mohamad Younes
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Dr. Mohamad Younes of New York Oncology Hematology joins Medical Monday to discuss immunotherapy treatment of cancer. WAMC's Alan Chartock hosts.

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