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, July 28
Medical Monday

Tuesday, July 29
Open Forum

Wednesday, July 30
Pets & Vets

Thursday, July 31
Gardening

Friday, August 1
Food Friday 

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12:30 pm
Fri April 25, 2014

Food Friday : German Cuisine : 4/25/14

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  We’re half-way to Oktoberfest, so we’re breaking out the schnitzel and beer with two experts on the food and drink of Germany: George DiPiero of Druthers Brewing Company in Saratoga Springs, and Ed Maassmann of Blackhead Mountain Lodge and Country Club in Round Top, New York.

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12:30 pm
Thu April 24, 2014

Vox Pop : Gardening : 4/24/14

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Joining us for our gardening program is Fred Breglia of Landis Arboretum and Greg Ward of Wards Nursery.

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12:30 pm
Wed April 23, 2014

Vox Pop : Science Forum : 4/23/14

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

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12:30 pm
Tue April 22, 2014

Vox Pop : Open Forum on 4/22/14 : Casinos

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Over the last few years, states in the Northeast region have tossed the dice on allowing for the development of Las Vegas-style casinos. Last week MGM asked for a delay in awarding the formal western Massachusetts casino license. This week, the owners of the Saratoga casino and raceway dropped their plans to bring Las Vegas-style gambling to Saratoga Springs.

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12:30 pm
Mon April 21, 2014

Vox Pop : Medical Monday - Dr. Daniel Brocks : 4/21/14

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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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1:20 pm
Fri April 18, 2014

Vox Pop : Food Friday : Easter & Brunch

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Holidays are about food, and weekends are about brunch right? We have two very special guests on the show today to talk about serving delicious brunch. Chef Brian Alberg of The Red Lion Inn in Stockbridge, Massachusetts is here, and so is Chef Dale Miller of Master Chef Consulting

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12:30 pm
Thu April 17, 2014

Vox Pop : Automotive Repair with Gordon Fricke : 4/17/14

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 April 16, 2014

Vox Pop : Poetry Forum : 4/16/14

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April is National Poetry Month, and today we’ll celebrate the likes of Whitman, Frost, and Ginsberg by welcoming readings of your favorite poems and recollections of how you discovered and fell in love with those words.

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12:30 pm
Tue April 15, 2014

Vox Pop : Open Forum on 4/15/14 : Hate Crime

A Federal grand jury is expected to consider the fatal shooting of three people outside Jewish community facilities in Kansas this past weekend as a hate crime. The victims were not Jewish, but the shooter, 73-year-old Frazier Glenn Miller, is a known anti-Semite and white supremacist.

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12:30 pm
Mon April 14, 2014

Vox Pop : Medical Monday - Dr. Jason Mouzakes : 4/14/14

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Joining us this afternoon for Medical Monday is Dr. Jason Mouzakes, an otolaryngologist with Albany Medical Center. He’s here to answer your questions about ear, nose and throat issues and related topics. 

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