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)
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Coming up on Vox Pop:

Monday, March 30
Medical Monday - Dr. Alison Nohara - Neuroradiology

Tuesday, March 31
Open Forum

Wednesday, April 1
Solar Energy

Thursday, April 2
Astronomy - Bob Berman

Friday, April 3
Food Friday - Pastries

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Vox Pop
10:06 am
Mon March 2, 2015

Medical Monday : Dr. Jenny Michaels : Mental Health

Dr. Jennifer Michaels

Joining us today on Vox Pop - Dr. Jennifer Michaels of The Brien Center for Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services and Berkshire Medical Center is here to discuss mental health and substance abuse issues for the latest edition of Medical Monday. WAMC's Alan Chartock hosts.

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Vox Pop
10:46 am
Fri February 27, 2015

Food Friday: Food Policy

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Daryl Mosher of the Culinary Institute of America joins us for a discussion of food policy, and the recent changes to the Department of Agriculture's dietary guidelines.

Vox Pop
10:00 am
Thu February 26, 2015

Weather : Jason Gough : 2/26/15

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The Northeast is in the midst of a brutal winter this year. Boston and Buffalo were pummeled and buried, and much of the region has been facing record-breaking and dangerously low temperatures. We welcome NewsChannel 13 meteorologist Jason Gough back to the show to discuss these events and take your weather questions.    

Vox Pop
9:40 am
Wed February 25, 2015

Pets & Vets : Dr. Ron Scharf : 2/25/15

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It's Pets & Vets on this edition of Vox Pop with Dr. Ron Scharf of the Animal Hospital of Niskayuna, New York. WAMC's Ray Graf hosts.

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Vox Pop
11:06 am
Tue February 24, 2015

Open Forum: Politicians in 2015

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Have you been frustrated by a politician lately? Politicians are no angels, and we’re going to let it all out. Alan Chartock hosts.

Vox Pop
11:27 am
Mon February 23, 2015

Medical Monday : Dr. Daniel O'Dea : Cardiology

February is Heart Month, so joining us for Medical Monday is a board-certified cardiologist. Dr. Daniel O’Dea is chief of cardiology at Vassar Brothers Medical Center in Poughkeepsie, and he’s here to answer your questions about heart health and treatment of cardiovascular diseases.

Vox Pop
12:19 pm
Fri February 20, 2015

Food Friday: Meet the Chef - Serge Madikians


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 Serge Madikians of Serevan in Amenia, New York.

Vox Pop
9:03 am
Thu February 19, 2015

Oscar Nominations 2015: Rob Edelman & Audrey Kupferberg

It's Oscar time and this year’s hopefuls include quite a few Academy Award newbies and a slate of powerful films in the running for best picture. Jessica Bloustein Marshall hosts.

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Vox Pop
11:54 am
Wed February 18, 2015

Buying & Selling Homes: Alexander Monticello

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Are you thinking about buying or selling a home? We have a licensed real estate professional in the studio with us today to answer your questions. Alexander Monticello of Monticello Licensed Real Estate Broker. He specializes in residential sales for buyers and sellers in the Capital Region. 

Vox Pop
11:38 am
Tue February 17, 2015

Open Forum: Tax Season 2015

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Bill Kahn and Jim Daniels of UHY LLP Certified Public Accountants in Albany are here to answer your questions.