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

What do you think of the deal to curb Iran’s nuclear program? Is it really the landmark peacemaker that some are calling it? Or is it the historic mistake that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is making it out to be? We want to hear from you. Our guest is Union College's Thomas Lobe.

Joining us today is Dr. Fabio Danisi. He’s a board-certified neurologist with Health Quest Medical Practice’s Neuroscience Division in Kingston. He specializes in movement disorders, Parkinson’s disease, tics and tremors and injection therapy for migraine sufferers.

Jeremy Noble via Wikimedia Commons

Before you grab those picnic baskets and head out to dine al fresco, we have some experts in the studio who will give you great pointers on what to bring and what to serve at your next picnic. Food blogger and cooking instructor Deanna Fox joins us, as well as Heidi Hoyt, owner of Parkside Eatery in Saratoga Springs.

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

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Whether you’re finally getting around to updating that kitchen or bathroom of yours or dealing with a plumbing emergency, home maintenance and improvement projects can be daunting. But don’t worry, we have two experts here with us today to answer your questions—Tommy Drummond and Ian Cowen of Mr. Rooter Plumbing in the Hudson Valley and Capital Region.

Copyright Forum:7/7/15

Jul 7, 2015
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Today on Vox Pop, we look at where art and law meet with the Copyright Forum. Our guests are intellectual property lawyer Paul Rapp, artist Polly Law and medical illustrator Bill Westwood. 

Ellis Medicine

In the studio today for Medical Monday is Dr. Christopher Dibble, a board certified cardiologist at Cardiology Associates of Schenectady and Ellis Medicine. He specializes in cardiovascular disease, pulmonary disease and critical care and is here to answer your questions on those topics.

On this edition of Vox Pop, we welcome renowned astronomer Bob Berman to the studio to field all of your Astronomy-related questions.

Severe weather
By NASA/NOAA GOES Project via Wikimedia Commons

Summer is here. But the weather feels like autumn. We welcome NewsChannel 13 meteorologist Jason Gough back to the show to discuss these events and take your weather questions.    

The Supreme Court has handed down several landmark decisions in the last week that have dominated headlines and stirred great debate across the country. From the decision to uphold President Obama’s healthcare law, to the decision to make same-sex marriage legal nationwide, to putting redistricting in the hands of voters, the court’s rulings are what we’ll be discussing today. What do you think of the SCOTUS decisions? Are they history-making? Has the court gotten too political?