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
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  • Tweet us @WAMCRadio and #VoxPop

Coming up on Vox Pop:

Monday, April 13
Medical Monday - Dr. Michael Mulligan - Orthopedics

Tuesday, April 14
Open Forum

Wednesday, April 15
Sports - Keith Strudler

Thursday, April 16
Automotive Repair

Friday, April 17
Food Friday - Cooking Instruction

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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.

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11:00 am
Fri February 13, 2015

Food Friday: Romantic Meals with Ric Orlando & Deanna Fox

We have a dynamic duo of culinary cupids here in the studio with us who can help you pull off the perfect romantic meal—for Valentine's Day or any day. Chef Ric Orlando and food blogger and cooking instructor Deanna Fox are answering your questions.

Vox Pop
11:00 am
Thu February 12, 2015

Astronomy: Bob Berman: 2/12/15

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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Vox Pop
11:21 am
Wed February 11, 2015

Plumbing & Home Care: 2/11/15

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Whether you’re finally getting around to updating that kitchen or bathroom of yours or dealing with a plumbing emergency, home maintenance and improvement projects can be daunting. But don’t worry, we have two experts here with us today to answer your questions—Tommy Drummond and Ian Cowen of Mr. Rooter Plumbing in the Hudson Valley and Capital Region.

Vox Pop
12:06 pm
Tue February 10, 2015

Open Forum: Economics : Robert Rebelein

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A dramatic drop in the price of oil has dominated business headlines in the last two months, and it’s affecting economies around the world. The outlook in the United States remains positive, but in countries like Russia and Ukraine, it could spell collapse.

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Vox Pop
12:22 pm
Mon February 9, 2015

Medical Monday: Public Health & Vaccination

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Public health expert Dr. Sean Philpott-Jones joins us in the studio to shed some light on the growing anti-vaccination movement in the United States, and what it means for public health.

Vox Pop
11:41 am
Fri February 6, 2015

Food Friday: Pizza & Italian Food

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Whether you’re looking for a good slice or you want to toss a whole pie, we have some pizza experts on hand to answer your questions about one of the country’s favorite foods. Paul Masiero of Baba Louie’s Pizza in Pittsfield, Great Barrington and Hudson joins us, as well as Rocco DeFazio of DeFazio’s Pizzeria in Troy.

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11:58 am
Fri January 30, 2015

Food Friday: Honey

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Today we’re talking about the universal, magical substance bees produce that is used in cuisine worldwide—honey! Food educator Diane Whitten of the Saratoga County Cornell Cooperative Extension and beekeeper Rick Green of Ballston Lake Apiaries in the studio with us today.

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