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
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  • Tweet us @WAMCVoxPop

Coming up on Vox Pop:

Monday, July 21
Medical Monday

Tuesday, July 22
Open Forum

Wednesday, July 23
Open Forum

Thursday, July 24
Science Forum

Friday, July 25
Food Friday 

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Playlist

October 18, 2012

2:00 PM
Peacherine Rag
Artist : Trio Bell’Arte
Album : Scott Joplin The Entertainer
Composer : Scott Joplin
Label : Premier Recordings
2:20 PM
Four On The Floor
Artist : The John Scofield Band
Album : Up All Night
Composer : John Scofield
Label : Verve
2:40 PM
Punk Sandwich
Artist : Dixie Dregs
Album : Night of the Living Dregs
Composer : Steven J. Morse
Label : Capricorn/Umgd
2:58 PM
Peacherine Rag
Artist : Trio Bell’Arte
Album : Scott Joplin The Entertainer
Composer : Scott Joplin
Label : Premier Recordings

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12:30 pm
Mon February 10, 2014

Vox Pop : Medical Monday - Dr. Andalib Nawab : 2/10/14

Credit Ellis Medicine

It’s National Heart Month, and joining us on this Medical Monday is Dr. Andalib Nawab, a cardiologist with Cardiology Associates of Schenectady. She’s here to respond to your questions about heart disease and prevention of heart disease and stroke. 

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1:46 pm
Fri January 31, 2014

Food Friday : Vegetables and Vegetarian Cuisine

It’s Food Friday again! Today we’re talking about veggies and vegetarian cuisine. Nutritionist, chef and Culinary Institute of America professor Jennifer Stack is here with us, along with New World Bistro chef Ric Orlando.

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11:00 am
Thu January 30, 2014

Vox Pop : Winter Gardening : 1/30/14

Credit By Schnobby via Wikimedia Commons

Joining us for our winter gardening edition of Vox Pop today is Gardener Greg Ward of Ward’s Nursery and Fred Breglia of Landis Arboretum.

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1:56 pm
Wed January 29, 2014

Vox Pop : Sports : 1/29/14

The Big Game is this weekend, and in just a few weeks, the big games will kick off across the world. So there’s no shortage of exciting sports news, and definitely no shortage of controversy surrounding it. We’re talking sports today with our WAMC sports commentator Keith Strudler and producer Jessica Bloustein Marshall, who is also a competitive figure skater.  

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2:50 pm
Tue January 28, 2014

Vox Pop : Pete Seeger : 1/28/14

Credit Frederick Fenyvessy Flickr

It’s a day of mixed emotions today as we remember the iconic Pete Seeger. The sadness of his passing last night at the age of 94 is eased by the celebration of his long and impactful life. Today we want to talk about our friend Pete.

Pete Seeger, remembered - Hour 1

Pete Seeger, remembered - Hour 2

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1:00 pm
Mon January 27, 2014

Vox Pop : Medical Monday - Alice Brown, NP : 1/27/14

Credit By US National Institute on Aging, Alzheimer's Disease Education and Referral Center

Joining us on this Medical Monday is Alice Brown, a nurse practitioner at the Alzheimer’s Care Center at Albany Medical Center. She’s here to respond to your questions on Alzheimer’s disease, dementia, Parkinson’s, and taking care of loved ones battling neurological diseases.

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10:43 am
Fri January 24, 2014

Vox Pop : Food Friday : Bread and Baking

It’s Food Friday again! Today we’re talking about breads and baking. Matt Funiciello of Rock Hill Bakehouse is here with us, along with grain industry expert June Russell of GrowNYC

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1:00 pm
Thu January 23, 2014

Vox Pop : Science Forum : 1/23/14

It's the Science Forum today on Vox Pop today as we welcome back our esteemed panel of experts.  Today's panel:  Jim Pickett, Ed Stander and Michael Murphy. WAMC's Ray Graf hosts.

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1:00 pm
Wed January 22, 2014

Vox Pop : Pets & Vets : 1/22/14

Credit Buzzfeed

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

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1:00 pm
Tue January 21, 2014

Vox Pop : Open Forum on 1/21/14 : Marriage

Credit By Jeff Belmonte from Cuiabá, Brazil (Flickr) via Wikimedia Commons

The concept of marriage has gotten a lot of attention in the media lately. Whether it be states wrestling with legalizing gay marriage, proposed legislation to require pre-marriage education classes or the latest scandal involving a politician’s marital infidelity—for better or for worse, we still view marriage as the happily ever after. But what is the recipe for a good marriage? What makes it stick?

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