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Vox Pop

Weekdays, 2:00 p.m.- 3:00 p.m.

Vox Pop is WAMC's live call-in talk program. Guests with expertise in areas ranging from astronomy to politics speak with WAMC's hosts and answer questions posed by WAMC listeners. We also have a number of forums and guests who are regulars on Vox Pop such as our science forum and gardening programs. The show is hosted by Ray Graf and produced by Jackie Orchard. 

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 (1-800-34TALK-1)
  • Email voxpop@wamc.org during the show
  • Tweet us @WAMCVoxPop

You can subscribe to the podcast here: iTunes, Google Play, or Stitcher.

Coming up on Vox Pop:

Monday, May 17

Medical Monday: Dentistry With Dr. Yaman Kana of Community Health Programs

Tuesday, May 18

Computers With Tony Yang

Wednesday, May 19

Science Forum

Thursday, May 20

Pets And Vets With Dr. Ron Scharf

Friday, May 21

Food Friday: Cooking With Deanna Fox

Art of two profiles showing the brain.
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Psychiatrist Dr. Mark Rapp of Albany Medical Center joins us today. WAMC's Ray Graf hosts. 

Three around the house home improvement photos of peeling wallpaper, painting, and laying new stonework outdoors.
Paul Gallo

Today on the show, licensed professional engineer and construction specialist Darren Tracy is ready to answer your home maintenance and repair questions. WAMC's Ray Graf hosts. 

Stanislav (Stano) Filko with abstract red, brown, and yellow shapes.
Mark Lawson Antiques

Today we discuss antiques with Mark Lawson - particularly some soviet era paintings! WAMC's Ray Graf hosts.

Today we discuss strokes and the latest rehabilitation treatments following a stroke with Dr. William Musser and Dr. Jonathan Wolpaw. WAMC's Ray Graf hosts.

It's holiday cooking and baking with Jennifer Clair of Home Cooking New York. WAMC's Ray Graf hosts. 

It's physical therapy with Matthew Goodemote today! WAMC's Ray Graf hosts. 

Vox Pop producer Jackie Orchard admits she needs to get her oil changed.
Jackie Orchard / WAMC

It's automotive repair with Gordon Fricke today! Any car troubles? Give us a call! WAMC's Ray Graf hosts. 

Jackie Orchard / WAMC

It's pets and vets with Dr. Ron Scharf today! WAMC's Ray Graf hosts. 

Joining us for Medical Monday is urologist Dr. Maria Voznesensky of Capital Region Urology, a practice of St. Peter’s Health Partners Medical Associates. WAMC's Ray Graf hosts. 

Rocco DeFazio dropped by WAMC today to deliver some pizzas before the show!
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Today we talk Italian food with Rocco DeFazio of DeFazio’s Pizzeria! WAMC's Ray Graf hosts. 

Purple and blue liquid reacting in a test tube.
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It's the science forum today! Barbara Brabetz and Roger Gibboni join us to answer all your science questions! WAMC's Ray Graf hosts. 

Albany County Health Commissioner Dr. Elizabeth Whalen
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County Health Commissioner Dr. Elizabeth Whalen joins us today to discuss COVID-19 response. WAMC's Ray Graf hosts. 

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It's birding today with everyone's favorite -- Rich Guthrie! WAMC's Ray Graf hosts. 

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Joining us this afternoon to respond to your questions and comments is Dr. Tia Olds, a board-certified radiation oncologist with New York Oncology Hematology in Albany and Amsterdam. WAMC's Ray Graf hosts. 

Aneesa Waheed of Tara Kitchen joins us today to discuss Moroccan Cuisine! WAMC's Ray Graf hosts. " class="wysiwyg-break drupal-content" src="/sites/all/modules/contrib/wysiwyg/plugins/break/images/spacer.gif" title="<--break-->">Tara Kitchen now has three locations: Schenectady, Troy, and Guilderland. Their menus can be found here

To join the conversation, give us a call at 1-800-348-2551 or you can e-mail us at VoxPop@wamc.org

Milky Way Galaxy seen from Ionia, NY.
Nick Lamendola

It's astronomy today with author Bob Berman and Dr. Valerie Rapson, Assistant Professor of Physics and Astronomy at SUNY Oneonta!

Ian Pickus / WAMC

Today meteorologist Jason Gough joins us on the line to answer your questions. Formerly of News Channel 13 in Albany, Jason now runs a forecasting website at jasonsweather.com.

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Are you thinking about buying or selling a home? We are joined by two professionals who will try to answer your questions. Renata Lewis is a real estate pro with Keller Williams Capital District and the Renata V. Lewis Team. David Andrick is owner of A-1 Home Inspection Services. Ray Graf hosts.

It's physical therapy with Matthew Goodemote today! WAMC's Ray Graf hosts. 

A bulldog reading a newspaper while draped over a desk chair.
Ian Pickus / WAMC

Today Veterinarian Dr. Carrie O'Loughlin of Delmar Animal Hospital joins us to answer all of your pet questions! WAMC's Ray Graf hosts. 

polka dot background with gold letters that says Copyright Forum with the Vox Pop logo underneath.
Composite image made by Jackie Orchard / WAMC

It's the copyright forum today with Paul Rapp and Polly Law! They're ready to answer your questions about protecting your music, writing, and art! WAMC's Ray Graf hosts. 

Dr. Jeremy Stoepker, a family practice physician at Community Health Programs in the Berkshires joins us to answer all of your family medicine questions! WAMC's Ray Graf hosts. 

Looking up from underneath a willow tree in Washington Park as the sun pokes through the branches.
Jackie Orchard / WAMC

Today on Vox Pop we are gardening again! We welcome two guests - gardener Greg Ward of Ward’s Nursery and horticulturist Bob Graves of Faddegon’s Nursery. WAMC's Ray Graf hosts. 

Close up shot of paint bucket stirring sticks covered in different colors of paint on a work table.
Sarah LaDuke / WAMC

Today on the show, licensed professional engineer and construction specialist Darren Tracy is ready to answer your home maintenance and repair questions. WAMC's Ray Graf hosts. 

Jackie Orchard / WAMC

Gordon Fricke, owner and operator of Barber and Fricke Automotive Incorporated, is here to answer your automotive maintenance and repair questions! WAMC's Ray Graf hosts. 

Joining us today is virologist Dr. Eric Yager of the Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences and he is ready to take your questions about COVID-19. WAMC's Ray Graf hosts.

Brimstone Bakery's holiday gingerbread.
Jackie Orchard / WAMC

Today we’re talking sweet treats and baking! On the line to answer your baking questions is Anthony Leberto from Brimstone Bakery in Sharon Springs, New York. WAMC's Ray Graf hosts. 

Purple gloved scientist working in a lab. Green liquid in a beaker.
Alexandra Orchard Nguyen

It's the science forum today! WAMC's Ray Graf hosts. 

Michael Hagmaier (left) and Bruce Buckley (right) of Soldier On Inc.
Composite photo by Jackie Orchard / WAMC / Professional Photos provided by Soldier On Inc.

Today is Veterans Day and we have two experts on the line to discuss some of the challenges that veterans face. Bruce Buckley is the CEO of Soldier On Inc., a national provider of services and affordable permanent housing for homeless and at-risk veterans. Michael Hagmaier is an Executive Vice President of Soldier On.

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Rich Guthrie is ready to answer your birding questions today! WAMC's Ray Graf hosts!

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