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 7
Medical Monday

Tuesday, July 8
Open Forum

Wednesday, July 9
Copyright Forum

Thursday, July 10
Open Forum

Friday, July 11
Dining out with kids

Composer ID: 


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
Thu June 26, 2014

Vox Pop : Gardening : 6/26/14

Credit Flickr/Karen Roe

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

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Vox Pop
12:30 pm
Wed June 25, 2014

Vox Pop : Pets & Vets : 6/25/14

Credit zaimoku_woodpile via Flickr

  It’s our Pets & Vets program this afternoon, and here to take your calls is Dr. Susan Sikule of the Just Cats Veterinary Clinic in Guilderland, New York.

Vox Pop
12:30 pm
Tue June 24, 2014

Vox Pop : Open Forum on 6/24/14 : Immigration

Immigration reform is making headlines today. Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson told the House Homeland Security Committee that the Obama administration is looking at every possible option to help respond to a flood of immigrants—many of them children without parents—crossing the border illegally in southern Texas. And in Massachusetts the mayor of Springfield is calling for a moratorium on sending refugees to the city.

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Vox Pop
12:30 pm
Mon June 23, 2014

Vox Pop : Medical Monday - Dr. Julie Pilitsis : 6/23/14

Credit Albany Medical Center

In the studio today for Medical Monday is Dr. Julie Pilitsis, a neurological surgeon with Albany Medical Center’s Neurosurgery Group. She’s here to answer your questions about neurology and surgical treatment for neurological disorders.

Vox Pop
12:30 pm
Fri June 20, 2014

Food Friday : Berries & Preserves

Summer is berry-picking season. Red and juicy, blue and plump, sweet and sour, berries are delicious—and we’re going to talk about picking and preserving them today with Dale-Ila Riggs of The Berry Patch in Stephentown, New York, and Diane Whitten of the Saratoga County Cornell Cooperative Extension.

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Vox Pop
12:30 pm
Thu June 19, 2014

Vox Pop : Travel : 6/19/14

Planning a trip? Where do you go? How do you get there? What should you do when you’re there? We’ll be discussing travel today, with expert travel agent Cindy McKeehan of McGeary’s Travel in Albany.

Vox Pop
12:30 pm
Wed June 18, 2014

Vox Pop : Science Forum : 6/18/14

It's the Science Forum today on Vox Pop today as we welcome back our esteemed panel of experts.  

Vox Pop
12:30 pm
Tue June 17, 2014

Vox Pop : Open Forum on 6/17/14 : Iran & Iraq

A brief meeting yesterday between U.S. and Iranian officials in Vienna and news today that the U.S. is deploying almost 300 troops to Iraq to protect its embassy there amid deadly clashes between Shiite Iraqi forces and the Sunni extremist group ISIS has given the world plenty to talk about in the last 24 hours.

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Vox Pop
12:30 pm
Mon June 16, 2014

Vox Pop : Medical Monday - Dr. Heidi Godoy : 6/16/14


In the studio today for Medical Monday is Dr. Heidi Godoy, a gynecologic oncologist at the Dyson Center for Cancer Care at Vassar Brothers Medical Center, and assistant professor at Albany Medical Center.

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Vox Pop
12:30 pm
Fri June 13, 2014

Food Friday : Summer Grilling : 6/13/14

Credit Miss Sydney's

Summer is upon us, and it's time to fire up the grill. We're joined today on the Vox Pop by grilling expert Jeremy Stanton of The Meat Market in Great Barrington and marinade expert AJ Jayapal of Miss Sydney's Secret Family Recipes.

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