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 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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Vox Pop
3:00 pm
Thu March 29, 2012

Vox Pop : Birding with Rich Guthrie : 3/29/12

It’s the birding show on this edition of Vox Pop, with questions and answers on everything avian. Local birder Rich Guthrie tackles all your bird questions. Also joining us today in the second segment of today’s Vox Pop is Marshall Iliff, director of the Avian Knowledge Network at Cornell University’s Lab of Ornithology.WAMC’s Ray Graf hosts.

Vox Pop - Pets & Vets
3:00 pm
Wed March 28, 2012

Vox Pop : Pets and Vets with Dr. Ron Scharf : 3/28/12

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

Vox Pop - Open Forum
3:00 pm
Tue March 27, 2012

Vox Pop : Open Forum – State Employee Random Drug Testing : 3/27/12

Last week, Florida Governor Rick Scott signed a law that allows state employees to be randomly tested for illegal drugs. The policy, which will almost certainly be challenged in the courts, raises some interesting questions about the appropriate level of professional oversight of those whose paychecks are derived from a state or municipal tax base.

Vox Pop - Medical Monday
3:00 pm
Mon March 26, 2012

Vox Pop : Medical Monday – General Dentistry and Oral Surgery : 3/26/12

We’ll give you the tooth and nothing but the tooth on this edition of Medical Monday on Vox Pop as we welcome Dr. Joseph Lapinski, a general dentist in private practice, and Dr. Bret Gelder, a board certified oral surgeon. WAMC’s Alan Chartock hosts.

Vox Pop - Science Forum
3:00 pm
Thu March 22, 2012

Vox Pop : Science Forum : 3/22/12

The Science Forum is underway. We gather our panel of experts in the areas of biology and chemistry once a month to respond to your science-related questions and comments. On today’s show: Barbara Brabetz, Ken Welles, Jim Pickett and Ed Stander. WAMC’s Ray Graf hosts.

Vox Pop - Copyright Forum
3:00 pm
Wed March 21, 2012

Vox Pop : The Copyright Forum : 3/21/12

Today we look at where art and law meet with the Copyright Forum with guests intellectual property lawyer Paul Rapp, medical illustrator Bill Westwood, and artist and illustrator Polly Law. WAMC’s Ray Graf hosts.

Vox Pop - Open Forum
3:00 pm
Tue March 20, 2012

Vox Pop : Sports and Sports Wagering with Ian Pickus : 3/20/12

For many, the month of March signals one of the most exciting events in U.S. sport – the NCAA men’s basketball division one tournament.

This year’s tourney in particular has scored high thus far on the madness-meter, with two 15 seeded teams, the Lehigh University Mountain Hawks and Norfolk State Spartans defeating number 2 seeded Duke Blue Devils and University of Missouri Tigers respectively.

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Vox Pop - Medical Monday
3:00 pm
Mon March 19, 2012

Vox Pop : Medical Monday with Dr. David Kimble and Dr. Malcolm Roth : 3/19/12

Maintaining personal health and wellness can often lead to questions with potentially embarrassing answers, especially when discussing reproductive health, digestive health, and body image.

On today’s edition of Medical Monday, we have two doctors who can address these “taboo topics” and shed some light on your unanswered questions.

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