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 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
1:57 pm
Tue November 12, 2013

Vox Pop : College Admissions & Financial Aid

Seniors document their last moments as undergraduate students at Nazareth College in Rochester, New York in May 2008
Credit Flickr / Nazareth College

Planning for college is the focus of today’s program, and certified educational planner Lynell Engelmyer is in the studio this afternoon to talk more about it.

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Vox Pop
1:30 pm
Mon November 11, 2013

Vox Pop: Medical Monday - Dr. Richard Solby: 11/11/13

Joining us today to talk pediatrics is Dr. Richard Solby – a practicing pediatrician in Johnstown, New York. He comes to us from Nathan-Littauer hospital, and has a passion for health, wellness, and fitness. Dr. Solby is also an outspoken advocate for the prevention of childhood obesity. Alan Chartock hosts. 

Vox Pop
1:30 pm
Thu November 7, 2013

Vox Pop : Birding with Rich Guthrie : 11/7/13

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

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Vox Pop
1:30 pm
Wed November 6, 2013

Vox Pop : Beer & Brewing : 11/6/13

  Our Beer and Brewing experts are back, and they’re ready to talk with you about home brewing, the latest Beer news and events. 

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Vox Pop
1:30 pm
Tue November 5, 2013

Vox Pop : Open Forum on 11/5/13 - Election Day

Credit Times Union

It’s Election Day! So we’re going to talk about some key races and controversial propositions on this year’s ballot with special guest, Capitol New York Senior Reporter Jimmy Vielkind.

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Vox Pop
1:30 pm
Mon November 4, 2013

Vox Pop : Medical Monday - Dr. Paul Lemanski : 11/4/13

Dr. Paul Lemanski, founder and director of The Center for Preventive Medicine and Cardiovascular Health, returns to Medical Monday to answer your questions. 

Vox Pop
1:30 pm
Thu October 31, 2013

Vox Pop : Gardening : 10/31/13

Credit Flickr/Karen Roe

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

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Vox Pop
1:30 pm
Wed October 30, 2013

Vox Pop : Pets & Vets : 10/30/13

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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Vox Pop
1:30 pm
Tue October 29, 2013

Vox Pop : Weather : 10/29/13

Credit National Weather Service

One year ago today, the region hunkered down and faced Superstorm Sandy. Meanwhile, across the pond, the U.K. and Europe is recovering from a Sandy-like storm that has taken lives and caused untold damage. And now we’re reaching the end of this year’s Atlantic hurricane season and must prepare to face that infamous northeast winter weather.

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Vox Pop
1:30 pm
Mon October 28, 2013

Vox Pop : Medical Monday - Dr. Vincent Carsillo : 10/28/13

Credit Capital District Renal Physicians

Dr. Vincent Carsillo of Capital District Renal Physicians is in the studio today to discuss internal medicine and nephrology.

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