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, December 22
Medical Monday

Tuesday, December 23
Cooking with Knives & Carving Skills

Wednesday, December 24
Holiday Movies

Thursday, December 25
No Show - Special Programming

Friday, December 26
No Show - Special Programming

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12:30 pm
Mon October 27, 2014

Medical Monday : Dr. Arvind Mahatme : Breast Surgery

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. Often, a major part of the treatment for breast cancer involves breast surgery. Joining us on this Medical Monday is Dr. Arvind Mahatme, head of Ellis Medicine’s breast surgery program in Schenectady, New York. 

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12:30 pm
Fri October 24, 2014

Food Friday: Meet the Chef - Michael Ballon

  

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 Michael Ballon, owner and executive chef at the Castle Street Cafe in Great Barrington, Massachusetts.

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12:30 pm
Thu October 23, 2014

Birding with Rich Guthrie : 10/23/14

Today on Vox Pop, bird expert Rich Guthrie is in the studio answering your avian inquiries.WAMC's Ray Graf hosts.

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12:30 pm
Wed October 22, 2014

Science Forum : 10/21/14

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

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12:30 pm
Tue October 21, 2014

Open Forum: Entrepreneurship

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Do you want to start your own business? Have you ever tried? We’re talking about entrepreneurship today with special guest Craig Bero, a successful, seasoned entrepreneur and owner of the Pleasant & Main Café and General Store in Housatonic, Massachusetts.

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12:30 pm
Mon October 20, 2014

Medical Monday: Dr. Jennifer Michaels

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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1:48 pm
Fri October 17, 2014

Food Friday: Oktoberfest

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Our Beer and Brewing experts are back, and they’re ready to talk with you about home brewing, what’s perfect for your Oktoberfest celebration, and explosion of the craft beer industry. 

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12:30 pm
Thu October 16, 2014

Automotive Repair : 10/16/14

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.

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12:30 pm
Wed October 15, 2014

The Copyright Forum: 10/15/14

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Today on Vox Pop, we look at where art and law meet with the Copyright Forum. Our guests are intellectual property lawyer Paul Rapp, artist Polly Law and medical illustrator Bill Westwood. 

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12:30 pm
Tue October 14, 2014

Open Forum: Ebola

Credit "Ebola virus particles" by Thomas W. Geisbert, Boston University School of Medicine/Wikimedia Commons

The Ebola scare in the United States is reaching a fever pitch. Federal health officials say most American hospitals can safely treat the virus, but are we really prepared to face it? We’re here with Karen Duus, assistant professor at the Center for Immunology and Microbial Disease at Albany Medical College.

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