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, February 1
NO SHOW

Tuesday, February 2
NO SHOW

Wednesday, February 3
NO SHOW

Thursday, February 4
NO SHOW

Friday, February 5
NO SHOW
 

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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.

Star Wars parade
Official Star Wars Blog / Wikimedia Commons

This week is history-making in the world of pop culture. ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ hits theaters tomorrow, and legions of fans of one of the most successful movie franchises ever are lining up to see it. Pop culture journalist and professional geek Rick Marshall joins us to talk about the impact the ‘Star Wars’ franchise has on popular culture and society.

Joining us this afternoon to give us some perspective on the opioid crisis is Dr. Jennifer Michaels of the Brien Center for Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services in Pittsfield.

Joining us on this Medical Monday is Dr. Michael Schweppe. He’s a board-certified orthopedic surgeon and the Chief of Orthopedic Surgery at Northern Dutchess Hospital. He’s here to answer your questions. 

Rye whiskey from Yankee Distillers
WAMC

We talk spirits and distilling today with Scott Lunning, co-founder of Yankee Distillers in Clifton Park, NY. Ray Graf hosts.

Fábio Olmos

Today on Vox Pop, bird experts Rich Guthrie and Nancy Castillo are in the studio answering your avian inquiries.WAMC's Ray Graf hosts.  

Facebook: BerkshireWorks Career Center

There’s an optimistic outlook on the job market these days, with unemployment rates at lower levels. That’s great news for those of us who are looking for jobs. But that’s only half the story of getting a job. The other half is landing it, and that requires resumes, interview skills and branding yourself. Dr. Tom Denham of Careers in Transition, LLC joins us to answer your questions about finding and landing a career.

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Donald Trump, who presumably leads the polls on the GOP primary, has effectively said that he wants to stop all Muslim migrants from entering the country. It’s in direct opposition to President Obama’s plea on Sunday night for the country to dissociate Muslims with terrorism. That, and Trump’s statements are rapidly angering his fellow republicans. What’s the game here? Join us for a discussion.

Dr. Robert Sax
Ophthalmic Consultants of the Capital Region

Joining us on this Medical Monday is Dr. Robert Sax. He’s an ophthalmologist, a retinal specialist and director of Retina Services at Ophthalmic Consultants of the Capital Region. He’s here to answer your questions about everything from macular degeneration to diabetic retinopathy and retinal vein disease. 

Bruce & Mark
Bruce Weinstein/Mark Scarbrough

Renowned cookbook authors Bruce Weinstein and Mark Scarbrough join us to talk about cooking, throwing parties and more. 

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