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, March 23
Medical Monday - Dr. Alison Graziadei - Endocrinology & Diabetes

Tuesday, March 24
Open Forum

Wednesday, March 25
Pets & Vets - Dr. Susan Sikule

Thursday, March 26
Gardening - Fred Breglia & Greg Ward

Friday, March 27
Food Friday - Kitchen Gadgets

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Vox Pop
10:00 am
Fri March 27, 2015

Food Friday: Kitchen Gadgets

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Chef Bjorn Somlo of Nudel Restaurant in Lenox, Chef Adam Brassard of the Williams Inn in Williamstown and Chef Nick Moulton of Mezze Bistro + Bar join us in the studio for Food Friday to talk about their favorite kitchen gadgets. 

Vox Pop
10:00 am
Thu March 26, 2015

Gardening: 3/26/15

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Joining us for our gardening program is gardener Greg Ward of Ward’s Nursery and arborist Fred Breglia of Landis Arboretum...

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Vox Pop
10:30 am
Wed March 25, 2015

Pets & Vets : Drs. Sikule & Dallas : 3/25/15

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It’s our Pets & Vets program this afternoon, and here to take your calls is Dr. Susan Sikule of the Just Cats Veterinary Clinic in Guilderland and Dr. Kristina Dallas of Ancient Arts Holistic Veterinary Services in Saratoga Springs.

Vox Pop
11:22 am
Tue March 24, 2015

Open Forum: End-of-Life Issues

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  As of 2012, overall life expectancy in the United States is at a record high—78.8 years of age. But what are we doing with our lives in those golden years? And how do we handle dying? We have two women in the studio with us today who are eminently knowledgeable on this topic – Eleanor Aronstein of the Captial Region chapter of the Final Exit Network, and Hedi McKinley, a 95-year-old with a remarkable life story. They’re here to lead a discussion and answer your questions about end-of-life issues.

Vox Pop
10:39 am
Mon March 23, 2015

Medical Monday: Dr. Allison Graziadei: Endocrinology

Joining us this afternoon for Medical Monday is Dr. Allison Graziadei, a board-certified endocrinologist with Capital Region Diabetes and Endocrine Care in Clifton Park. She specializes in diabetes and metabolism, and is here to answer your questions.

Vox Pop
12:15 pm
Fri March 20, 2015

Food Friday: Food Allergies

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As many as 15 million people in the United States have food allergies. From gluten-intolerance to severe peanut allergies, many people must adjust their diet for their own health and safety. We have cooking instructor Christina Davis in the studio today with us from Healthy Living Market & Café in Saratoga Springs to answer your questions about cooking for those with food allergies.

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Vox Pop
12:14 pm
Thu March 19, 2015

Travel & Tourism: 3/19/15

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Planning a trip? Where do you go? How do you get there? What should you do when you’re there? We’ll be discussing travel today, with travel expert and Times Union blogger Kim Swidler.

Vox Pop
11:21 am
Wed March 18, 2015

Career Forum: Andrew Ledoux

Maria College Career Services Director Andrew Ledoux is in the studio today, and he’s here to answer your questions about finding and landing a career.

Vox Pop
12:07 pm
Tue March 17, 2015

Open Forum: St. Patrick's Day

It’s St. Patrick’s Day, a celebration of Irish heritage worldwide. Here in the United States however, it has become a troublesome holiday for authorities looking to crack down on drunken revelry, and a frustrating day for the LGBT community, which has long been excluded from official celebrations.

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Vox Pop
11:01 am
Mon March 16, 2015

Medical Monday: Dr. David Ford: General Surgery

Joining us in the studio today for Medical Monday is Dr. David Ford of Albany Medical Center. He is a general surgeon specializing in a wide range of surgical conditions, as well as minimally invasive techniques.