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, January 26
Medical Monday - Dr. Dean Limeri - Primary Care

Tuesday, January 27
Open Forum 

Wednesday, January 28
Pets & Vets - Drs. Michel Hardacker & Kelly Spence

Thursday, January 29
Winter Gardening

Friday, January 30
Food Friday - The Wonders of Honey

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Vox Pop
2:00 pm
Wed December 10, 2014

Home Improvement: 12/10/14

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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.

Vox Pop
2:13 pm
Tue December 9, 2014

Open Forum: CIA Interrogation Report

Senate investigators have delivered a damning indictment of CIA interrogation practices after the 9/11 attacks, accusing the agency of inflicting pain and suffering on prisoners with tactics that went well beyond legal limits.

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Vox Pop
12:30 pm
Mon December 8, 2014

Medical Monday : Dr. Jeff Perkins : Internal Medicine

Joining us this afternoon for Medical Monday is Dr. Jeff Perkins. He practices internal and preventative medicine in Albany, including some forms of holistic medicine, and is answering your questions on these topics.

Vox Pop
12:46 pm
Fri December 5, 2014

Food Friday: Holiday Entertaining

Happy Food Friday folks! Thanksgiving is in the rearview mirror, but the holidays are just around the corner. Merriment is all around, and much of it centers around dining, spirits and entertainment. Whether you’re planning a small Christmas dinner with the family or a grand holiday ball with all the trimmings, you’ll want to hear what chef Ric Orlando, sommelier Dan Thomas and distiller Chris Weld have to say.

Vox Pop
12:16 pm
Thu December 4, 2014

Astronomy: Bob Berman : 12/4/14

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

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12:04 pm
Wed December 3, 2014

Aquarium Science: 12/3/14

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We’re going under the sea for a look at fish and aquatic life, and the world of building aquariums. We have three fish fanciers—aquarium experts from the Pioneer Valley Aquarium Society in the studio. E. Michael Silakowski, Tony Gai and Jacob Guinasso.

Vox Pop
11:42 am
Tue December 2, 2014

Open Forum: Policing the Police

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This week President Obama asked Congress to approve $263 million to buy thousands of body cameras for police departments nationwide. The hope is that they will prevent deaths like that of Michael Brown in Ferguson, and build trust between police departments and the communities they serve.

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Vox Pop
12:30 pm
Mon December 1, 2014

Medical Monday: Dr. Michael Schrom : Ear, Nose & Throat

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Joining us this afternoon for Medical Monday is Dr. Michael Schrom, a board-certified otolaryngologist with Ellis Ear Nose and Throat Care in Schenectady and Clifton Park. He is here to answer your questions on ear, nose and throat issues.

Vox Pop
2:16 pm
Wed November 26, 2014

Open Forum: Thanksgiving 2014

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What are you thankful for this year? It's a discussion of food, family and tradition today on the Vox Pop.

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12:03 pm
Tue November 25, 2014

Open Forum: Ferguson

The grand jury decision not to indict Darren Wilson in the August shooting of Michael Brown has sparked outrage and protest around the country. It’s on everyone’s minds today, and we are still seeing the aftermath play out.

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