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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Playlist

November 13, 2012

2:00 PM
Peacherine Rag
Artist : Trio Bell’Arte
Album : Scott Joplin The Entertainer
Composer : Scott Joplin
Label : Premier Recordings
2:20 PM
Tell Me A Bedtime Story
Artist : Herbie Hancock
Album : The Essential Herbie Hancock
Composer : Herbie Hancock
Label : Sony
2:40 PM
Taps Miller
Artist : Count Basie
Album : The Best of Count Basie The Roulette Years
Composer : William Basie, Sidney Russell
Label : Roulette Jazz
2:58 PM
Peacherine Rag
Artist : Trio Bell’Arte
Album : Scott Joplin The Entertainer
Composer : Scott Joplin
Label : Premier Recordings

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12:30 pm
Mon March 10, 2014

Vox Pop : Medical Monday - Dr. Paul Lemanski : 3/10/14

Joining us today is Dr. Paul Lemanski – founder and director of the Center for Preventive Medicine and Cardiovascular Health, with locations in Albany and Kingston.

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12:30 pm
Fri March 7, 2014

Food Friday : Chocolate & Candy

Credit VintageglamA1 via Flickr

This week, we are having a delicious discussion of chocolate and candy with Ron Mancini and Jacki Baker of Mother Myrick's Confectionery, Matthew Sinico of Catherine's Chocolates and Terra Stratton of The Chocolate Gecko.

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12:30 pm
Thu March 6, 2014

Vox Pop : Birding with Rich Guthrie : 3/6/14

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

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12:30 pm
Wed March 5, 2014

Vox Pop : Legal Issues : 3/5/14

Credit By Glentamara via Wikimedia Commons

If you’re facing legal problems, you’re likely to have a lot of questions. Two of the region’s top legal minds in region are in the studio with us today to answer your questions. Attorney Frank Lang of the Lang Law Firm in Latham and Oneonta, and Colin Donnaruma, president of the Capital Region chapter of the New York Civil Liberties Union join us today.

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12:30 pm
Tue March 4, 2014

Vox Pop : Open Forum on 3/4/14 : Ukraine

Credit WAMC

The U.S. is showing its support today for Ukraine's new leadership as Secretary of State John Kerry visited the capital. Kerry’s visit to Kiev, lasting just hours, comes as Ukraine's government grapples with a Russian military takeover of Crimea—a mostly pro-Russian region in southeastern Ukraine.

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12:30 pm
Mon March 3, 2014

Vox Pop : Medical Monday - Dr. Gerald Ortiz : 3/3/14

In the studio today on this Medical Monday is Dr. Gerald Ortiz, a board certified orthopedic surgeon at St. Mary’s Healthcare in Amsterdam, New York. His practice focuses on arthroscopic minimally invasive surgery of the shoulder, elbow, knee and ankle, as well as pediatric and foot/ankle disorders.

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12:42 pm
Fri February 28, 2014

Food Friday : Southern Cooking & BBQ

We’re taking you down south today, where the grits are tender, the buttermilk is flowing and the grills are fired up. Chef Jasper Alexander of Hattie’s Restaurant and Chef Sean Custer of Capital Q Smokehouse are here with us and we’re going to get you drooling for some soul food.

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12:30 pm
Thu February 27, 2014

Vox Pop : The 86th Academy Awards : 2/27/14

Its Oscar time and this year’s hopefuls include quite a few Academy Award alums and a slate of powerful films in the running for best picture.

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12:30 pm
Wed February 26, 2014

Vox Pop : Pets & Vets : 2/26/14

Credit Flickr/skycaptaintwo

It’s our Pets & Vets program this afternoon, and here to take your calls is Dr. Carrie O’Laughlin of Delmar Animal Hospital in Delmar, New York. Ray Graf hosts.

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12:30 pm
Tue February 25, 2014

Vox Pop : Open Forum on 2/24/14 : Ukraine

Credit By Sven Teschke via Wikimedia Commons

  As Ukraine struggles to piece itself together under the looming threat of economic disaster, the possibility of distancing itself from Moscow and turning westward has major implications for the balance of power in Europe—and the rest of the world.

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