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
 

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Joining us for our gardening program is gardener Greg Ward of Ward’s Nursery and arborist Fred Breglia of Landis Arboretum...

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It’s pets and vets today, and joining us in the studio are veterinarians Dr. Michel Hardaker and Dr. Kelly Spence of the Central Veterinary Hospital in Albany.

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  The news is packed with headlines as we come off the Memorial Day holiday this week. From Ireland voting to legalize gay marriage to deadly storms wreaking havoc on Texas and Oklahoma, to a new data that shows murders are way up in New York City, we’ll have a discussion of current events.

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Chefs Mark Graham and Mike Niccoli are here, along with baker Linda Kindlon of Bake for You in Albany. They’re the masterminds behind many of the pop-up dinners that are "popping up" around the region.

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

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Today we’re talking about the very important topic of self-defense. We have two self-defense experts in the studio with us today to answer your questions about self-defense and self-defense techniques. John Borter is owner and head instructor of the Modern Self-Defense Academy here in Albany, and Dan Tuczinski, a self-defense instructor and a lawyer specializing in legal issues surrounding self-defense.

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Union College Professor Ashraf Ghaly joins Alan in the studio to discuss transportation infrastructure in the wake of the Amtrak accident in Philadelphia on May 12.

Joining us this afternoon for Medical Monday is Dr. Gregory Tillou. Dr. Tillou is a board-certified general surgeon with Ellis General Surgery practice in Schenectady, New York, and he’s here to answer your questions. 

We’re taking you down south today, where the grits are tender, the buttermilk is flowing and the grills are fired up. Chef Jasper Alexander of Hattie’s Restaurant is here with us and we’re going to get you drooling for some soul food.

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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