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
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  • 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
 

WIkimedia Commons/Xander

Today on Vox Pop, we look at where art and law meet with the Copyright Forum. Our guests are intellectual property lawyer Paul Rapp, artist Polly Law and medical illustrator Bill Westwood. 

"Ebola virus particles" by Thomas W. Geisbert, Boston University School of Medicine/Wikimedia Commons

The Ebola scare in the United States is reaching a fever pitch. Federal health officials say most American hospitals can safely treat the virus, but are we really prepared to face it? We’re here with Karen Duus, assistant professor at the Center for Immunology and Microbial Disease at Albany Medical College.

Pepperoni Pizza
Jon Sullivan via Wikimedia Commons

Whether you’re looking for a good slice or you want to toss a whole pie, we have some pizza experts on hand to answer your questions about one of the country’s favorite foods. Paul Masiero of Baba Louie’s Pizza in Pittsfield, Great Barrington and Hudson joins us, as well as Rocco DeFazio of DeFazio’s Pizzeria in Troy.

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

  Hudson River Housing Executive Director Ed Murphy joins us in the studio for a discussion of housing issues in the region.

wikipedia commons

The debate over the use of red light cameras in Albany and around the region has raised an interesting question: are we using technology properly to stop bad driving?  And how is it changing traffic etiquette?

Medical Monday : Dr. Daniel Brocks : Ophthalmology

Sep 29, 2014
Dr. Daniel Brocks
Hudson Valley Eye Surgeons, PC

  In the studio today for Medical Monday is Dr. Daniel Brocks, Director of Ophthalmology at Vassar Brothers Medical Center and practitioner with Hudson Valley Eye Surgeons.

Autumn is officially here, so of course we’re talking about apples! We have two of our region’s finest apple farmers here in the studio today: Peter Ten Eyck of Indian Ladder Farms in Altamont, and Ken Migliorelli of Migliorelli Farm in Tivoli.

Berkshire Botanical Garden

  Joining us for our gardening program is horticulturist Bob Graves, co-owner of Faddegon’s Nursery, gardener Greg Ward of Ward’s Nursery and arborist Fred Breglia of Landis Arboretum...

Severe weather
By NASA/NOAA GOES Project via Wikimedia Commons

Climate change is making headlines this week. With the United Nations Climate Summit now in the rearview mirror, what does this mean for weather forecasts going forward? And here in the Great Northeast, we’re reaching the end of this year’s Atlantic hurricane season. It’s time to prepare to face that infamous northeast winter weather.

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