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 @WAMCVoxPop

Coming up on Vox Pop:

Monday, April 14
Medical Monday
Dr. Jason Mouzakes

Tuesday, April 15
Open Forum

Wednesday, April 16
Poetry Forum

Thursday, April 17
Automotive Repair
Gordon Fricke

Friday, April 18
Food Friday
Theme: Brunch

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Playlist

November 20, 2012

2:00 PM
Peacherine Rag
Artist : Trio Bell’Arte
Album : Scott Joplin The Entertainer
Composer : Scott Joplin
Label : Premier Recordings
2:20 PM
Come Together
Artist : Mark Whitfield
Album : Come Together: Guitar Tribute to The Beatles, Vol. 1
Composer : Lennon and McCartney
Label : NYC
2:40 PM
Gumbo Variations
Artist : Ed Palermo Big Band
Album : Take Your Clothes Off When You Dance
Composer : Frank Zappa
Label : Cuneiform Records
2:58 PM
Peacherine Rag
Artist : Trio Bell’Arte
Album : Scott Joplin The Entertainer
Composer : Scott Joplin
Label : Premier Recordings

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3:00 pm
Thu May 16, 2013

Vox Pop : Automotive Repair with Gordon Fricke : 5/16/13

Credit Wikimedia Commons/Ildar Sagdejev

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. WAMC's Patrick Donges hosts.

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3:00 pm
Wed May 15, 2013

Vox Pop : Scandals and Your Faith in Government : 5/15/13

New York State Assemblyman Vito Lopez, accused of sexually harassing his office staff members.

The White House and the U.S. Justice Department have found themselves in some hot water this week as new information continues to come out regarding the administration’s reaction to the September 11, 2012 attack on a U.S. diplomatic mission in Libya and news that the Justice Department has obtained several months of phone records from reporters with The Associated Press.

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1:57 pm
Tue May 14, 2013

Vox Pop : Open Forum - Taxi! : 5/14/13

Credit WIkimedia Commons/Andrea Di Falco

If you’ve ever found yourself standing on a busy city street corner with one foot in the gutter and an outstretched arm, you know the perils and victory that can be associated with travel by taxi.

We’ve all heard the urban legends of the child born in the back of a cab, or the long lost loves rain soaked reunion in the back seat of a yellow livery car, but today we want to hear your real life “taxi cab confessions” whether hopeful, or harrowing. WAMC's Alan Chartock hosts.

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3:15 pm
Mon May 13, 2013

Vox Pop: Medical Monday -- Dr. Jennifer Michaels, 5/13/13

Dr. Jennifer Michaels of The Brien Center for Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services joins us on this edition of Medical Monday Vox Pop to handle all your questions and comments about the many issues surrounding addiction and mental health. WAMC's Alan Chartock hosts.

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12:46 pm
Thu May 9, 2013

Vox Pop : Birding with Rich Guthrie : 5/9/13

Credit WIkimedia Commons/Nasser Akabab

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

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3:22 pm
Wed May 8, 2013

Vox Pop: Open Forum - World's Biggest Problems and Solutions

We open the phones very wide today and ask, "What is the biggest problem in the (or your) world - and what is the one thing you would do to solve it."  WAMC listeners did not disappoint, bringing a vast number of deep thoughts to the table.  Ray Graf  hosts. 

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1:00 pm
Tue May 7, 2013

Vox Pop : Open Forum - Federal Immigration Reform : 5/7/13

US-Mexico border at Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico; and California.
Credit WIkimedia Commons/Tomas Castelazo

Last month the U.S. Senate’s so-called “gang of eight” unveiled a bi-partisan federal immigration reform bill, intensifying the debate on what has seemingly always been a controversial national issue. 

Here today to talk about federal immigration reform and S.744 is Brooke Mead, program coordinator at the Berkshire Immigrant Center in Pittsfield, Massachusetts.

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3:00 pm
Mon May 6, 2013

Vox Pop : Medical Monday - Dr. Mark Pettus : 5/6/12

Dr. Mark Pettus

Joining us on this edition of Medical Monday on Vox Pop is St. Peter’s Hospital Chief of Medicine Mark Pettus. He’s a clinical associate professor of medicine at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, and the former medical director of the Kripalu Institute for integrated healing, located in Stockbridge, Massachusetts. WAMC's Alan Chartock hosts.

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3:00 pm
Thu May 2, 2013

Vox Pop : Astronomy with Bob Berman : 5/2/13

Credit WIkimedia Commons

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

One of the best-known and most widely-read astronomers in the world, Bob can translate complex scientific concepts into terms that are easily understood by the casual stargazer, yet meaningful to the most advanced researchers. WAMC's Ray Graf hosts.

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3:00 pm
Wed May 1, 2013

Vox Pop : Food and Cooking : 5/1/13

We’re talking about a subject close to all of our hearts and stomachs today, food, and specifically how to prepare food in tasty and exciting ways.

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