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 @WAMCRadio and #VoxPop

Coming up on Vox Pop:

Monday, October 5

Tuesday, October 6

Wednesday, October 7

Thursday, October 8

Friday, October 9

Alana Chernila, author of The Homemade Kitchen, and Christina Davis of Healthy Living Market and Café join us to talk about making your home cooking experience rewarding and delicious!

Fábio Olmos

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


It's Pets & Vets on this edition of Vox Pop with Dr. Ron Scharf of the Animal Hospital of Niskayuna. WAMC's Ray Graf hosts.

AP File Photo

  Alan Chartock leads a discussion of current events, including the leadership void in the Republican Party left by House Speaker John Boehner’s unexpected resignation and the ongoing UN General Assembly. We want to hear from you!

Dr. Dan Polishchuk
Ellis Medicine

  Joining us this afternoon to respond to your questions and comments is Dr. Dan Polishchuk, a board-certified orthopedic surgeon who specializes in adult hip and knee replacement, as well as orthopedic trauma. He comes to us from Ortho NY in Schenectady and Clifton Park. 

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Donna Williams, founder and owner of the Field Goods produce subscription service joins us on Food Friday to answer your questions about fall produce and wellness. 

Flickr/Karen Roe

Joining us for our gardening program is gardener Bob Graves of Faddegon's Nursery, gardener Greg Ward of Ward’s Nursery and arborist Fred Breglia of Landis Arboretum.

Tom Check / Flickr

It's tech galore on this edition of Vox Pop; it's the computer show with Tony Yang of Gig Computers, hosted by WAMC's Ray Graf.

The Vatican


Pope Francis is scheduled to arrive at Andrews Air Force Base at around 4pm, where he will be greeted by President and Mrs. Obama. Here to discuss the Pope's visit is Brother Ed Coughlin, President of Siena College.

Joining us this afternoon to respond to your questions and comments is Dr. Charles Bakhos, a thoracic surgeon and associate professor of surgery with Albany Medical Center. He specializes in both open and minimally invasive surgeries of the lungs and esophagus, as well as being a pioneer in airway surgery in the region.