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, November 23
Medical Monday - Dr. Makenzi Evangelist, pulmonary oncology

Tuesday, November 24
Open Forum 

Wednesday, November 25
Writers Forum

Thursday, November 26
NO SHOW - Happy Thanksgiving!

Friday, November 27

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. 

Beth Linskey, owner and founder of Beth’s Farm Kitchen in Stuyvesant Falls, joins us for Food Friday. She’s passionate about jams and about fresh local ingredients, and she’s here to answer your questions!

Today on Vox Pop, we’re joined by Gordon Fricke – owner and operator of Barber & Fricke Automotive Incorporated, an independent repair, auto body, towing and used car facility in Hoosick, New York, to talk cars and car repair.

Licensed professional engineer Darren Tracy of West Branch Engineering & Consulting is here to answer your questions about home improvement and home maintenance projects.

Alan Chartock leads a discussion of current events, including Donald Trump’s lead in the polls, Hillary Clinton’s slippage due to “Email-gate,” and the California legislature’s approval of a bill to legalize assisted dying. We want to hear from you on this issues!

Joining us this afternoon to respond to your questions and comments about urology and urological issues is Dr. Paul Pietrow of the Premier Medical Group in the Hudson Valley. 

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The registered dietician and host of Food Network’s hit show “Healthy Appetite” is in the studio to answer your questions about food, nutrition and more. 

Today on Vox Pop, bird experts Rich Guthrie and Jory Langer are in the studio answering your avian inquiries.WAMC's Ray Graf hosts.  

Severe weather
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Autumn is upon us. But it still feels very much like summer. We welcome NewsChannel 13 meteorologist Jason Gough back to the show to discuss these events and take your weather questions.    

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We’re just over a year out from the 2016 presidential election and Donald Trump leads the GOP ticket. Perhaps more surprisingly, Bernie Sanders is starting to gain some ground over Hillary Clinton for the democratic ticket, for the first time taking the lead in New Hampshire, according to the latest NBC News/Marist College poll.