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, April 14
Medical Monday
Dr. Jason Mouzakes

Tuesday, April 15
Open Forum

Wednesday, April 16
Poetry Forum

Thursday, April 17
Automotive Repair
Gordon Fricke

Friday, April 18
Food Friday
Theme: Brunch

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Playlist

November 29, 2012

2:00 PM
Peacherine Rag
Artist : Trio Bell’Arte
Album : Scott Joplin The Entertainer
Composer : Scott Joplin
Label : Premier Recordings
2:20 PM
The Slidedown
Artist : The Skinny
Album : Dig On It
Composer : Jake Vinsel
Label : Tippin' Records
2:40 PM
Slim’s Walk
Artist : The Skinny
Album : Dig On It
Composer : Jake Vinsel
Label : Tippin' Records
2:58 PM
Peacherine Rag
Artist : Trio Bell’Arte
Album : Scott Joplin The Entertainer
Composer : Scott Joplin
Label : Premier Recordings

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Vox Pop
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

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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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.

Vox Pop
12:30 pm
Wed April 9, 2014

Vox Pop : Home Improvement : 4/9/14

Credit Wikimedia Commons

Whether you’re flipping a house or finally getting around to updating that kitchen of yours, home improvement projects can be daunting. But don’t worry, professional engineer and construction specialist Darren Tracy is here with us today to answer your questions large and small about your next home improvement project.

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Vox Pop
12:30 pm
Tue April 8, 2014

Vox Pop : Aging in Place

  The notion that the elderly should be able to live out their lives in their own homes rather than be forced into assisted-living facilities is part of a growing movement called Aging in Place. In the studio today are two driving forces of that movement in the Hudson Valley, Karl DeKeukelaere of Hudson Valley Home Matters and Nina Lynch of Rhinebeck at Home.

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12:30 pm
Mon April 7, 2014

Vox Pop : Medical Monday - Dr. David Stamer

In the studio today for Medical Monday is Dr. David Stamer of Mid Hudson Medical Group, a board-certified orthopedist. 

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Vox Pop
12:30 pm
Fri April 4, 2014

Food Friday: Cooking with Kids

Credit MCB Quantico via Flickr

Wouldn’t it be great if your kids could make you dinner? Terrapin Restaurant Chef Josh Kroner and Mamatoga Magazine Editor Jenny Witte join us in the studio on Food Friday to talk about fun and unique ways to cook with children, and how to engage them in the culinary process.

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12:30 pm
Thu April 3, 2014

Vox Pop : Astronomy

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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