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, February 1
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Tuesday, February 2
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Wednesday, February 3
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Thursday, February 4
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Friday, February 5
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Joining us this afternoon for Medical Monday are Drs. Malcolm Paine and Kimberley Sampson. Both are specialists in obstetrics and gynecology with Dartmouth-Hitchcock Putnam Physicians at Southwestern Vermont Medical Center in Bennington. 

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 are on with Chef Michael Ballon, owner and executive chef at the Castle Street Cafe in Great Barrington, Massachusetts.

Fábio Olmos

Today on Vox Pop, bird expert Rich Guthrie is in the studio answering your avian inquiries. WAMC's Ray Graf hosts.  

Governor Andrew Cuomo
Office of Governor Andrew Cuomo

  Alan Chartock and Times Union Associate Editor Mike Spain discuss Governor Andrew Cuomo's 2016 combined State of the State and Executive Budget address. 

Powerball tickets
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The world's largest lottery jackpot has grown to $1.5 billion...and counting!  The $1.5 billion prize would be paid in annual payments over 29 years, or a lump-sum payment of  $930 million.

Joining us this afternoon for Medical Monday is physiatrist Dr. Sara Narayan. She practices physical medicine and rehabilitation, and specializes in the non-surgical management of spinal conditions and musculoskeletal ailments.

Superfoods
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We are about a week into the New Year, when those resolutions to eat healthfully may start to lose their luster. We’re going to re-energize you today and talk about superfoods! Joining us in the studio to talk about these nutrient-dense treats and to answer your questions are food writer and nutrition educator Diane Whitten and nutrition professor Eileen Fitzpatrick of the Sage Colleges.

Here's an assortment of recipes that were discussed on Food Friday: Superfoods.

On this edition of Vox Pop, we welcome renowned astronomer Bob Berman to the studio to field all of your Astronomy-related questions.

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It’s a new year, and with it will undoubtedly coming plumbing issues. We have two experts here with us today to answer your questions— Ian Cowen and Robert Benjamin of Mr. Rooter Plumbing in the Hudson Valley and Capital Region.

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