Vox Pop

Monday - Friday, 2pm - 3pm

Vox Pop is WAMC's live call-in talk program. Guests with expertise in areas ranging from Astronomy to George Washington speak with WAMC's hosts and answer questions posed by WAMC listeners. We also have a number of forums and guests who are regulars to Vox Pop such as our Science Forum and Gardening program.

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-TALK-1)
  • Comment on the show page of the Vox Pop section of WAMC.org
  • Comment on the Vox Pop status update at WAMC's Facebook page
  • Tweet us @WAMCRadio and #VoxPop

Coming up on Vox Pop:

Monday, April 27
Medical Monday - Dr. Nicholas Kulbida - Ob/Gyn

Tuesday, April 28
Open Forum - Death Penalty - James Acker

Wednesday, April 29
Pets & Vets - Dr. Carrie O'Loughlin

Thursday, April 30
Gardening - Greg Ward & Fred Breglia

Friday, May 1
Food Friday - Beer - Craig Gravina & Justin Behan
 

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The defense team for convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev began a two-week campaign in court yesterday to avoid the death penalty. We have an expert on the topic in the studio with us today—Professor James Acker of UAlbany’s School of Criminal Justice is here to discuss the Tsarnaev case and to answer your questions.

Joining us this afternoon for Medical Monday is Dr. Nicholas Kulbida, a board-certified OB-GYN who sees patients and delivers babies at Bellevue Women’s Center in Niskayuna, New York. He’s here to answer your questions.

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Our region boasts some of the finest chefs in the country. And we want to get to know as many of them as possible here on Food Friday. Today we have a panel of female chefs – Daire Rooney of Allium Restaurant + Bar in Great Barrington is here. So are Josephine Proul of Local 111 in Claverack, New York and Amy Loveless of Dream Away Lodge in Beckett, Massachusetts. 

It's the Science Forum on the Vox Pop today as we welcome back our esteemed panel of experts.  

Joining us for Earth Day, Environmental Advocates of New York Executive Director Peter Iwanowicz is in the studio to answer your questions. 

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 Yesterday, federal officials arrested six Somali-Americans in Minnesota and California who were allegedly making attempts to join and support Islamic State militants overseas, after a 10-month FBI investigation. Malcolm Nance returns to Vox Pop today. He’s a leading expert in counter-terrorism intelligence. He’s going to help shed some light on how ISIS works, and why they’re attractive to potential young recruits around the world.

On this edition of Medical Monday on Vox Pop - podiatry and podiatric surgery with Dr. Douglas Tumen of Hudson Valley Foot Associates. WAMC's Alan Chartock hosts.

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We have two expert cooking instructors in the studio today. Sharon Masciocco of The Big Table Cooking Company is here, as is Chef Instructor John Winnek of The Market Bistro Cooking School.

Today on Vox Pop, we’re joined by Gordon Fricke – owner and operator of Barber & Fricke Automotive Incorporated, an independent repair, auto body, towing and used car facility in Hoosick, New York, to talk cars and car repair.

This spring is proving to be an exciting one in the sports world, with Duke taking the NCAA basketball championship, a 21-year-old golf phenom winning the masters, and former Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez convicted of murder. Here with us to talk it through is our very own sports commentator and Marist College Center for Sports Communication Director Keith Strudler.

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