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, April 14
Medical Monday
Dr. Jason Mouzakes

Tuesday, April 15
Open Forum

Wednesday, April 16
Poetry Forum

Thursday, April 17
Automotive Repair
Gordon Fricke

Friday, April 18
Food Friday
Theme: Brunch

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
1:30 pm
Tue December 31, 2013

Vox Pop : Open Forum on 12/31/13 : Drunk Driving

Credit H.L.I.T./Flickr

We are joined in the studio today by two New York State Troopers, Major Martin Hansen and Technical Sergeant Doug Paquette, and we’re talking about the dangers of drunk driving. Are you worried about the roads tonight?

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1:30 pm
Mon December 30, 2013

Vox Pop : Medical Monday - Dr. Nicholas Montalto : 12/30/13

Credit CNY Fertility

Joining us on this Medical Monday is Dr. Nicholas Montalto, an OB-GYN and Medical Director of the Robotic Surgery Division at Ellis Medical Group here in the Capital Region.

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1:36 pm
Thu December 26, 2013

Vox Pop : Open Forum on 12/26/13

Today on the Vox Pop, 2014 is almost upon us. So it’s time to make our annual political predictions for the New Year. Who will run for president? Who will make a power grab? Who is going to be the center of the next scandal?

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1:30 pm
Tue December 24, 2013

Vox Pop : Open Forum on 12/24/13 : South Sudan

Credit Wikimedia Commons/Jenny Rockett

It’s Christmas Eve, and millions around the world are preparing to celebrate the holiday. But escalating conflict in the fledgling African nation of South Sudan has cast a shadow on the festive season. The United Nations has bumped up the crisis level today after officials found mass graves in the country—a sign that clashes are dangerously close to all out civil war.

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9:51 am
Mon December 23, 2013

Vox Pop : Medical Monday - Dr. Russell Cecil : 12/23/13

Credit Mohawk Valley Orthopedics

In the studio today on this Medical Monday is Dr. Russell Cecil, a board certified orthopedic surgeon at St. Mary’s Healthcare in Amsterdam, New York. He is founder of Mohawk Valley Orthopedics and his practice focuses on joint replacement and hand surgery.

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1:30 pm
Thu December 19, 2013

Vox Pop : Automotive Repair with Gordon Fricke : 12/19/13

Credit Wikimedia Commons/Ildar Sagdejev

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.

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1:30 pm
Wed December 18, 2013

Vox Pop : Pets & Vets : 12/18/13

It’s pets and vets today, and joining us in the studio is veterinary surgeon Dr. Courtney Fitzpatrick of Veterinary Specialties Referral Center in Pattersonville, New York.

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1:55 pm
Tue December 17, 2013

Vox Pop : Open Forum on 12/17/13 : Mega Millions

Credit Robert S. Donovan/flickr

The Mega Millions lottery has soared to a whopping $636 million jackpot. By tonight, it could break a record. And if no one wins by the end of this week, could the Mega Million become the Mega “Billion”?

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1:30 pm
Mon December 16, 2013

Vox Pop : Medical Monday - Dr. Jennifer Michaels : 12/16/13

Dr. Jennifer Michaels

Joining us today on Vox Pop - Dr. Jennifer Michaels of The Brien Center for Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services and Berkshire Medical Center is here to discuss mental health and substance abuse issues for the latest edition of Medical Monday. WAMC's Alan Chartock hosts.

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9:27 am
Thu December 12, 2013

Vox Pop : Birding with Rich Guthrie : 12/12/13

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

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