Vox Pop

Monday - Friday, 2 p.m.- 3 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.

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, October 8
Medical Monday: Cerebrovascular diseases with Dr. Alexandra Paul

Tuesday, October 9
Climate change

Wednesday, October 10
Physical therapy

Thursday, October 11
Science forum

Friday, October 12
Food Friday: Bacon with Bruce Weinstein & Mark Scarbrough

The Rose Garden at The Trustees of Reservations' Naumkeag in Stockbridge, Massachusetts.
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In the studio today are a few familiar voices. Bob Graves is a horticulturist and co-owner of Faddegon’s Nursery in Latham, New York. Fred Breglia is director of the Landis Arboretum in Esperance, New York. Greg Ward runs Ward’s Nursery in Great Barrington, Massachusetts. WAMC’s Ray Graf hosts.

For Sale sign
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Thinking about buying or selling a home? We have two real estate professionals in the studio with us today to answer your questions. Renata Lewis of Keller Williams Capital District and the Renata V. Lewis Team joins Jared Kelly of William Pitt Sotheby's International Realty to answer your questions. WAMC's Ray Graf hosts.

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It's all about technology on this edition of Vox Pop. We'll talk computers with Tony Yang of Gig Computers. WAMC's Ray Graf hosts.

Dr. Russell Tigges
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Dr. Russell Tigges of Orthopedic Associates of Dutchess County joins Medical Monday to discuss joint replacement. WAMC's Alan Chartock hosts.

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Today we welcome chefs Michael Lapi and Josh Coletto back to Food Friday to discuss open firing cooking. WAMC's Ray Graf hosts.

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Joining us today to answer your automotive questions is Gordon Fricke – owner and operator of Barber and Fricke Automotive Inc. – an independent repair, auto body, towing and used car facility in Hoosick Falls, New York. WAMC's Ray Graf hosts.

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It’s our Pets & Vets program this afternoon, and here to take your calls is Dr. Carrie O’Loughlin of Delmar Animal Hospital in Delmar, New York. WAMC's Ray Graf hosts.

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With a tornado watch up for most of the region, meteorologist Jason Gough returns to Vox Pop to answer your weather questions. WAMC's Ray Graf hosts.

Dr. Paul Lemanski
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Dr. Paul Lemanski joins us for Medical Monday.  Dr. Lemanski is an internist with CapitalCare Center for Preventive Medicine. WAMC's Alan Chartock hosts.

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Leyla Moushabeck, the editor of "The Immigrant Cookbook," and Serge Madikians, chef-owner of Serevan Restaurant in Amenia, NY, join Food Friday to discuss the varied recipes in the recent work. WAMC's Ray Graf hosts.

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After more than a month-long hiatus, the science panel has returned to Vox Pop. Today we welcome Barbara Brabetz, Ed Stander and Jim Pickett. WAMC's Ray Graf hosts.

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Just like the birds chirping out your window every spring, Rich Guthrie has returned to Vox Pop to answer your birding questions. WAMC's Ray Graf hosts.

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Dr. Mohamad Younes of New York Oncology Hematology joins Medical Monday to discuss immunotherapy treatment of cancer. WAMC's Alan Chartock hosts.

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One day before Cinco de Mayo, Lori Selden and Mark Young of Mexican Radio in Hudson and Schenectady, NY join Food Friday with her favorite Mexican dishes. WAMC's Ray Graf hosts.

We welcome renowned astronomer Bob Berman back to Vox Pop to field all of your astronomy-related questions. WAMC’s Ray Graf hosts.

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Ian Cowen of On The Level Plumbing joins us today to answer your questions. WAMC's Ray Graf hosts.

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The focus of today's program is writing. In the studio is novelist Barbara Chepaitis. She is here to answer your questions about the process of creative writing. WAMC’s Ray Graf hosts.

Dr. Joseph Schwartz
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Dr. Joseph Schwartz, a board-certified dermatologist with a practice in Troy and Clifton Park, NY, joins Medical Monday to answer your skin care questions. WAMC's Alan Chartock hosts.

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With hopes of warmer temperatures, this edition of Food Friday is all about ice cream. Megan Alberg and Dustin Rotenberg of SoCo Creamery in the Berkshires join the show to answer your questions about the dessert. WAMC's Ray Graf hosts.

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In the studio today are a few familiar voices. Bob Graves is a horticulturist and co-owner of Faddegon’s Nursery in Latham, New York. Fred Breglia is director of the Landis Arboretum in Esperance, New York. Greg Ward runs Ward’s Nursery in Great Barrington, Massachusetts. WAMC’s Ray Graf hosts.

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Due to some unforeseen circumstances, this version of Vox Pop quickly turned into an open forum with WAMC's Ray Graf.

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President Trump is expected to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un within the next month.  South Korean President Moon Jae-in is to meet Kim on Friday at the border village of Panmunjom in a rare summit between the Koreas. The rivals remain technically at war because the 1950-53 Korean War ended with an armistice, not a peace treaty. Here to discuss this and more is Mark Dallas of Union College. WAMC's Alan Chartock hosts.

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Dr. Vincent Carsillo of Capital District Renal Physicians joins Medical Monday to discuss internal medicine and nephrology. WAMC's Alan Chartock hosts.

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Tony Carlotto and Darby Weigel of Rolling Rock Farm in the Berkshires return to Food Friday with their favorite seasonings. WAMC's Ray Graf hosts.

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Joining us today to answer your automotive questions is Gordon Fricke – owner and operator of Barber and Fricke Automotive Inc. – an independent repair, auto body, towing and used car facility in Hoosick Falls, New York. WAMC's Ray Graf hosts.

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It’s Pets and Vets today, and joining us in the studio are Dr. Susan Sikule of the Just Cats veterinary clinics in Guilderland and Saratoga Springs, NY and Dr. Kris Dallas of Ancient Arts Holistic Veterinary Services in Saratoga Springs. WAMC's Ray Graf hosts.

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Jim Steiner of Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy at the University at Albany joins WAMC's Alan Chartock to discuss the latest in Syria.

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Dr. Steven Giovannone, a cardiologist with Cardiology Associates of Schenectady and who also practices at Ellis Medicine, joins Medical Monday. WAMC's Alan Chartock hosts.

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Cookbook author Jennifer Clair joins Food Friday as we take it back to the basics of cooking, the subject of her latest book. WAMC's Ray Graf hosts.

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It's all about technology on this edition of Vox Pop. We'll talk computers with Tony Yang of Gig Computers and Cliff Rohde of GoatCloud Communications. WAMC's Ray Graf hosts.

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