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, August 3
Medical Monday - Dr. John Mastrangelo - Radiology

Tuesday, August 4
Open Forum

Wednesday, August 5
Sports

Thursday, August 6
Astronomy

Friday, August 7
Food Friday - Co-ops
 

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.

It's the Science Forum today on Vox Pop today as we welcome back our esteemed panel of experts.  

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A child born in 2013 will cost a middle-income American family an average of $245,340. That’s some serious sticker shock, from a report out by the United States Department of Agriculture released this week. Of course there are inherent joys in having children. But are they becoming prohibitively expensive?

The Urological Institute of Northeastern New York

In the studio today for Medical Monday is Dr. Hugh Fisher, a board-certified urologist and urological oncology specialist with The Urological Institute of Northeastern New York.

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  Before you grab those picnic baskets and head out to dine al fresco, we have some experts in the studio who will give you great pointers on what to bring and what to serve at your next picnic. 

Today on Vox Pop, bird expert Rich Guthrie and Nancy Castillo of Wild Birds Unlimited are in the studio answering your avian inquiries.WAMC's Joe Donahue hosts.

Home Improvement
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 Whether you’re flipping a house or finally getting around to updating that kitchen of yours, home improvement projects can be daunting. But don’t worry, professional engineer and construction specialist Darren Tracy is here with us today to answer your questions large and small about your next home improvement project.

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The death of the renowned actor and comedian Robin Williams yesterday has shocked and saddened many, and like the deaths of troubled celebrities before him, has thrust the issues of depression and suicide into the spotlight.

    

In the studio today for Medical Monday is Dr. Shantala Sonnad, an urgent care specialist at Health Quest Urgent Care Center in Wappingers Falls, New York. 

How do you take your coffee or tea? Flavio Lichtenthal of the No. Six Depot in West Stockbridge and at Tanglewood joins us for Food Friday, along with Kevin Borowsky of The Whistling Kettle in Ballston Spa and Troy, New York.

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