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 21
Medical Monday

Tuesday, July 22
Open Forum

Wednesday, July 23
Open Forum

Thursday, July 24
Science Forum

Friday, July 25
Food Friday 

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November 21, 2012

2:00 PM
Peacherine Rag
Artist : Trio Bell’Arte
Album : Scott Joplin The Entertainer
Composer : Scott Joplin
Label : Premier Recordings
2:20 PM
I Can’t Help It
Artist : JC Stylles
Album : Exhilaration
Composer : Stevie Wonder
Label : Motema
2:40 PM
Artist : Deep Blue Organ Trio
Album : Wonderful!
Composer : Stevie Wonder
Label : Origin Records
2:56 PM
Up Jumped Spring
Artist : Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers
Album : Three Bline Mice Vol. 1
Composer : Freddie Hubbard
Label : Blue Note Records


Vox Pop
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.

Vox Pop
12:30 pm
Tue April 22, 2014

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

Credit Triin Q's photostream Flickr

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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Vox Pop
12:30 pm
Mon April 21, 2014

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

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.

Vox Pop
1:20 pm
Fri April 18, 2014

Vox Pop : Food Friday : Easter & Brunch

Credit blu_pineappl3 via Flickr

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

Vox Pop
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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Vox Pop
12:30 pm
Wed April 16, 2014

Vox Pop : Poetry Forum : 4/16/14

Credit Flickr/chillihead

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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Vox Pop
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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Vox Pop
12:30 pm
Mon April 14, 2014

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

Credit Albany Medical Center

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. 

Vox Pop
12:30 pm
Fri April 11, 2014

Food Friday: Pizza

Credit Jon Sullivan via Wikimedia Commons

  When the moon hits your eye like a big pizza pie…it’s Food Friday! 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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Vox Pop
12:30 pm
Thu April 10, 2014

Vox Pop : Birding with Rich Guthrie : 4/10/14

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