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." 

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Coming up on Vox Pop:

Monday, December 15
Medical Monday

Tuesday, December 16
Open Forum

Wednesday, December 17
Science Forum

Thursday, December 18
Automotive Repair

Friday, December 19
Meet the Chef

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1:43 pm
Tue September 30, 2014

Open Forum: Traffic Etiquette & Technology

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The debate over the use of red light cameras in Albany and around the region has raised an interesting question: are we using technology properly to stop bad driving?  And how is it changing traffic etiquette?

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12:30 pm
Mon September 29, 2014

Medical Monday : Dr. Daniel Brocks : Ophthalmology

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  In the studio today for Medical Monday is Dr. Daniel Brocks, Director of Ophthalmology at Vassar Brothers Medical Center and practitioner with Hudson Valley Eye Surgeons.

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12:30 pm
Fri September 26, 2014

Food Friday: Apples

Autumn is officially here, so of course we’re talking about apples! We have two of our region’s finest apple farmers here in the studio today: Peter Ten Eyck of Indian Ladder Farms in Altamont, and Ken Migliorelli of Migliorelli Farm in Tivoli.

Vox Pop
12:30 pm
Thu September 25, 2014

Gardening : 9/25/14

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  Joining us for our gardening program is horticulturist Bob Graves, co-owner of Faddegon’s Nursery, gardener Greg Ward of Ward’s Nursery and arborist Fred Breglia of Landis Arboretum...

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12:30 pm
Wed September 24, 2014

Weather: Jason Gough

Credit By NASA/NOAA GOES Project via Wikimedia Commons

Climate change is making headlines this week. With the United Nations Climate Summit now in the rearview mirror, what does this mean for weather forecasts going forward? And here in the Great Northeast, we’re reaching the end of this year’s Atlantic hurricane season. It’s time to prepare to face that infamous northeast winter weather.

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12:30 pm
Tue September 23, 2014

Open Forum : Climate Change

Climate change has taken center stage at today’s United Nations Climate Summit in New York City. More than 120 world leaders gathered, promising billions to finance clean energy and support resilience to climate change.

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12:30 pm
Mon September 22, 2014

Medical Monday : Dr. Michele Gorla

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In the studio today for Medical Monday is Dr. Michele Gorla, a board-certified sleep specialist at Ellis Medicine in Schenectady. He’s here to answer your questions about a range of sleep related topics, including sleep apnea, insomnia, narcolepsy, restless leg syndrome and parasomnias.

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12:30 pm
Fri September 19, 2014

Food Friday: Slow Cooker Meals

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We have two experts in the studio today who are masters of cooking with the slow cooker: cookbook author Michele Scicolone, and culinary artist Carole Murko of Heirloom Meals

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12:30 pm
Thu September 18, 2014

Science Forum : 9/18/14

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
Wed September 17, 2014

Open Forum: Self-Defense

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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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