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 @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
Fri October 3, 2014

Food Friday: Pizza & Sauce

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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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12:30 pm
Thu October 2, 2014

Vox Pop: Astronomy : 10/2/14

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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12:30 pm
Wed October 1, 2014

Open Forum: Housing in America

  Hudson River Housing Executive Director Ed Murphy joins us in the studio for a discussion of housing issues in the region.

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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

Credit Hudson Valley Eye Surgeons, PC

  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.

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12:30 pm
Thu September 25, 2014

Gardening : 9/25/14

Credit Berkshire Botanical Garden

  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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