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
 

Malcolm Nance, a leading expert in counter-terrorisim intelligence, joins us for a Vox Pop. He’s going to help shed some light on how the United States could respond to the threat from the group calling itself the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, as President Obama prepares to address the nation with his plans.

Dr. Lawrence Garbo
New York Oncology Hematology

  In the studio today for Medical Monday is Dr. Lawrence Garbo and GerryAnn Currier of New York Oncology Hematology in Albany. They head up the organization’s clinical research trial operation, which has played a pivotal role in the FDA approval of a number of anti-cancer drugs.

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We have two food and wine experts in the studio, Chef Mark Graham of Taste, and Sommelier Seaborn Jones of Angelo's 677 Prime

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

Photographer Dennis Curran / VermontVacation.com

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 expert travel agent Amy Gerling of East Greenbush Travel.

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This past weekend, dozens of risqué photos of several female celebrities were reportedly hacked from their personal cloud accounts, spurring a debate about everyone’s cyber safety and security.

Chef Peter Platt
Scott Barrow

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 Peter Platt, co-owner and executive chef at the Old Inn on the Green in New Marlborough, Massachusetts.

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

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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. 

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It’s primary election season. New York and Massachusetts are looking at somewhat heated democratic gubernatorial primaries next week, while Vermont voters head to the polls today to decide which GOP candidate will challenge incumbent Democrat Peter Shumlin. Earlier this month, Connecticut GOP voters chose Tom Foley to challenge Governor Dan Malloy in November.

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