Top Reddit IAmA's The latest IAmA's collected from Reddit Actor / EntertainerMaury Povich here. I'd be surprised if ANYBODY asks me a question. AMA. I've been in broadcast TV for 50 years. I started on a show called Panorama as a broadcast journalist covering the Kennedy Assassination, Watergate, and more. In the late 80's, I hosted the TV show A Current Affair. After that, The Maury Povich Show ran for seven years, and then in 1998, The Maury Show was launched. And we've had tens of thousands of guests since then, along with tens of thousands of paternity tests.

I'm very proud of the fact that in May 2007, I launched the newspaper the Flathead Beacon (, news for Montana's Flathead Valley, and my clothing line that I launched that is made in America, called Mother Freedom, is made in New Bedford, Massachusetts ( I'm an avid golfer, and a huge sports fan (especially baseball and football). I'm married to a woman named Connie Chung, who may be one of the great news reporters of all time. I have 3 children - 2 with my first wife, and 1 with Connie. And my adorable dog is named Birdie. He's going to be 4 years old in a month. He's a kind of reddish-brown Golden Retriever, born in Montana where we have a home, and he's a Canadian Breed Golden. You can follow me on social media at:

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Victoria's here to assist me in person. AMA!

Update Well, I'm just shocked at - first of all - how popular this has been for reddit, and I'm just amazed at how knowledgeable the viewers are about my show! I want to thank profusely our new historian, /u/MauryAddict, and I am very touched by how much people truly watch the show in all of its aspects. And wow.

I'm blown away.

Thank you.

Thu, 16 Apr 2015 0:00:00 EDT
MusicHey its Josh Groban! Ask me anything!!

Stages is out april 28

All answers will be typed by my dog Sweeney

Hey that was fun wish I could stay on Reddit forever. Thanks for the numerous great questions I'll do this again soon. Cheers!

Thu, 16 Apr 2015 0:00:00 EDT
MusicI am the RZA. Actor, author, musician, producer, and artist. Back once again to answer your questions. AMAA. It has been almost exactly one year since my first AMAA.

I am excited to be back again.

My latest movie The Man with the Iron Fists 2 is now available for purchase on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital. In it, I reprise my role as the enigmatic blacksmith Thaddeus and am joined by a cast that includes Dustin Nguyen, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, Eugenia Yuan, Pim Bubear, Carl Ng, Simon Yin, Ocean Hou, Grace Huang and Andrew Lin.

You can watch the trailer here:

Victoria is with me on the phone. AMAA.

Update: I would love to stay and talk longer, guys, but they have me on what we call a "promo campaign." Thank you for taking the time to send your questions in. I really had fun talking and sharing different ideas witchu. I look forward to the next time I get to come by and talk more. And I'll be sure to have my publicist carve out more time.

I wish you all peace. And thanks to all the fans out there who have been supporting Wu-Tang and RZA throughout the years.

Bong Bong.

Thu, 16 Apr 2015 0:00:00 EDT
Actor / EntertainerI am Chris Jericho – Star of Comedy Central’s Nothing to Report, WWE Superstar, author, singer and much more. AMA. My new series Nothing To Report is streaming now on the Comedy Central App, CC.COM and YouTube. Watch it here: I'll answer anything ya want as long as it's a question I feel like answering :] Thanks you guys! All Jerichoholics are the GREATEST!!!

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Thu, 16 Apr 2015 0:00:00 EDT
BusinessI'm Scott Bradlee, creator of Postmodern Jukebox. AMA! EDIT: thanks so much for hanging out with me, guys!! not sure why i was labeled in the 'business' category, but i hope this was interesting even without talk of "third quarter projections" or whatever people with real jobs say. I'll have new videos out every Thursday (think "throwback thursday"), and thanks to our awesome fans, Postmodern Jukebox will be on tour all over the world this year and next. now, it's back to work!

Hey folks, I started Postmodern Jukebox - a rotating cast of musicians and vocalists that put modern hits into a time machine- out of a basement apartment in Astoria, NY, and now I have a million YouTube subscribers and a touring show. Reddit was a big help in spreading the word- so I wanted to stop in and say hi.

I post all my song remakes to YouTube here:

This is my first AMA (if you exclude the time I turned redditor song requests into ragtime piano), so talk to me!


Thu, 16 Apr 2015 0:00:00 EDT
Actor / EntertainerDAREDEVIL dropped a fire extinguisher on my head in episode 2; AMA. THANKS SO MUCH FOR AN INCREDIBLE iAMA EXPERIENCE FELLOW REDDITORS - OFF TO SLEEP!

My name is Alex Falberg and I play Semyon, a Russian bad guy in episodes 2 and 4 of Daredevil. It was a lot of fun shooting for a week and a half with an incredible team of people. When I'm not playing Russian bad guys, I play the banjo for a band called the PigPen Theatre Co.. We will be on the road playing our music around the country in May. Hope to see you out there! AMA :)


SPOILERS may be ahead. Tread at your own risk.

Wed, 15 Apr 2015 0:00:00 EDT
MusicHi, we're a band called Arkells. Happy to answer any questions about life in a band. Songs, lyrics gear, touring etc. Ask away! Hey Reddit. We're a band from Hamilton, Ontario, and we're in the middle of touring our latest LP High Noon. The record was produced by Tony Hoffer (Beck, m83, The Kooks) and Eric Ratz (Metric, Billy Talent, Sarah Harmer).

Feel free to ask us about anything about the band and this funny, odd, wonderful thing we get to call our job. Any nook and cranny about the songs, gear, shows, job you're curious about, ask away!

If you have a question for any of us in particular just address us personally here (Nick, Mike, Tim, Anthony, Max). Max will answer the general questions.

It's a very unpredictable line of work, but we are very lucky to have this job.

We just wrapped up our Canadian tour and are kicking off our US/Europe spring dates next week. We'll also be playing festivals this summer back in Canada.

EDIT: Thanks so much!! This was super fun. See you this spring!

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Wed, 15 Apr 2015 0:00:00 EDT
Actor / EntertainerI am Dennis Haskins, a.k.a. Mr. Belding, to many of you. You may not know that I also have a song coming out, and I'm celebrating Record Store Day. I'm looking forward to all of your questions. AMA! Hi everyone! I'm Dennis Haskins.

Many of you probably know me as Mr. Belding from Saved by the Bell.

I'm also excited to let all of you know about two songs that Shooter Jennings produced for me, that will be coming out on Record Store Day! The record won't necessarily be in every store, since there are only 1,000 limited edition copies. So reach out to your local store. National Record Store Day is April 18, 2015.

You can read more about it in this article.

I'm really looking forward to hearing from all of you here today on reddit. Victoria's helping me out over the phone.

Keep it classy, people! :)


I just want to say that when all of you fans come up to me, you're respectful, and kind, and tell me some of the most wonderful things.

So please don't ever feel afraid to come up to me to say hello.

And I'm so grateful to reddit for this opportunity. And this particular opportunity with you wouldn't have happened without Shooter Jennings and Jon Hensley, on "Belding's Blues."

And I hope you get the chance to check out everyone's records that are coming out on Record Store Day. And I look forward to what's coming out next.

So thank you to reddit, thank you to you Victoria, and thank you to the fans.

Wed, 15 Apr 2015 0:00:00 EDT
TechnologySkype for Business team here from Microsoft. Ask us Anything! Hello again Reddit!

We are from the Skype for Business team at Microsoft. You may remember our product as Microsoft Lync (Lync Server, Lync Online….) and from our last AMA. So yesterday we released the update that brought the Skype for Business client to the world and thought it would be a good time to come back. So hey! Taimoor and Jamie are leading this pack and we’ll probably get a few more folks along the ride. Oh yeah, here’s proof.

Anyway, in case you haven’t heard, Skype for Business is a communications and collaboration platform that brings together the familiar experience of Skype with the security, compliance & control you expect from Microsoft. In short, we help businesses every day communicate better.

It’s been quite a year already. We’ve finished up the product, made a bunch of announcements at Enterprise Connect last month about everything from new video devices to cloud telephony in Office 365. Now that the product is out we’re planning a ton of sessions at Microsoft Ignite where Taimoor and I will also be speaking.

OK, that’s enough. We will be here for the next two hours. Let’s do this!

Edit : Phew! We have to run now Reddit! Thanks for all the questions and all the passion around the work we are doing. We tried to get as many of the questions as possible and will come back when we can. We have to get back to work so we can make this product even better for you. Thanks again and see you next time!

Wed, 15 Apr 2015 0:00:00 EDT
AcademicI’m Peter Singer (Australian moral philosopher) and I’m here to answer your questions about where your money is the most effective in the charitable world, or "The Most Good You Can Do." AMA. Hi reddit,

I’m Peter Singer.

I am currently since 1999 the Ira W. DeCamp professor of Bioethics at Princeton University and the author of 40 books. In 2005, Time magazine named me one of the world's 100 most important people, and in 2013 I was third on the Gottlieb Duttweiler Institute’s ranking of Global Thought Leaders. I am also Laureate Professor at the University of Melbourne, in the School of Historical and Philosophical Studies. In 2012 I was made a companion of the Order of Australia, the nation’s highest civic honor. I am also the founder of The Life You Can Save [], an effective altruism group that encourages people to donate money to the most effective charities working today.

I am here to answer questions about my new book, The Most Good You Can Do, a book about effective altruism []. What is effective altruism? How is it practiced? Who follows it and how do we determine which causes to help? Why is it better to give your money to X instead of Y?

All these questions, and more, are tackled in my book, and I look forward to discussing them with you today.

I'm here at reddit NYC to answer your questions. AMA.

Photo proof:

Thank you for all of these wonderful questions. I may come back and answer some more tomorrow, but I need to leave now. Lots more information in my book.

Tue, 14 Apr 2015 0:00:00 EDT
AuthorI am TOP CHEF alum and author Bryan Voltaggio, AMA! I'm certainly excited to discuss and talk about my new book HOME, my first opportunity to bring my thoughts and experiences in the professional kitchen back into my home kitchen, and give a window into when I'm (occasionally) home, what I cook for my friends and family. You can check out HOME here.

And a little bit about me: I'm a cook and a chef. A father of 3. I opened my first restaurant in 2008, in Frederick, MD, my hometown, and I still reside there. A lot of people know me from TOP CHEF season 6, where I was overcome by the powers of my brother, Michael Voltaggio, so I became a runner up. But then went on to also compete in TOP CHEF MASTERS season 5. And am the first contestant to make the transition from regular chef to Master's. I have 9 restaurants in the DC / MD / Virginia area. Love to cook. And occasionally get to play golf!

Victoria's helping me get started. AMA!

Update: I want to thank everybody for the time they spent today. Some really great questions. If you want to continue the conversation, you can follow me @BryanVoltaggio on Twitter, or @BryanVoltaggio on Instagram. And check out HOME for more recipes.

Tue, 14 Apr 2015 0:00:00 EDT
Director / CrewI am Kevin Pollak, new film director. AMA. You may know me as a comedian, a character actor, or from my chat show.

Now, it's time to get to know me as a comedy-documentary filmmaker of the soon-to-be-awardwinning film Misery Loves Comedy.

Misery Loves Comedy drops TODAY on iTunes and cable VOD and opens in select theaters 4/24! You can watch it here:

And for a complete list of cities and theaters, visit

Victoria's going to be helping me out today. Let's chat.


In closing, I sincerely thank you all for your time and interest. Anytime I can get on the interwebz and any of you gives a shit about it makes me embarrassingly giddy.

No bullshit.

So thanks. And if you give a shit, and have the time, and a few bucks to waste, check out Misery Loves Comedy, on iTunes, Amazon, Video on-demand. If not, I get it.

No big whoop.

Tue, 14 Apr 2015 0:00:00 EDT
AuthorI am author Terry Alford. Today is the 150th anniversary of Lincoln's assassination, and I've just published the first biography of John Wilkes Booth, FORTUNE'S FOOL. AMA. I taught a class on great crimes in American history, and this was the one people were most interested in. So I began to look into the life of Booth. Try to understand who he was, why he did what he did. He was a great actor, a charming person, but had a disturbed side as well.

I put more than 20 years of research into my new book on Booth, called FORTUNE'S FOOL.

It also has been mentioned in the New York Times.

I'm looking forward to answering your questions about Booth on today, the 150th Anniversary of Lincoln's Death. Victoria's helping me get started.


Edit at 12:53 PM ET Well, please remember that today is the 150th Anniversary of Lincoln's Murder, which took place at 10:22 PM Eastern Time tonight.

I will be back later today to answer additional questions that come in. Thank you all for your support for the book and my efforts!

Edit at 3:53 PM ET I'm back, caffeinated, and ready to go. Let me hear from you, AMA.

Edit at 4:53 PM ET That's all the time I've got. Thanks for all the good questions.

I'm appearing tonight on a special on the Smithsonian Channel called Lincoln's Last Day. I hold the gun that Booth used to kill President Lincoln and talk about the murder. It's airing at 10 PM ET.

Hope you enjoy the book.

Tue, 14 Apr 2015 0:00:00 EDT
Academic - LiveMy brother killed my parents when I was 18 and I have dedicated my life to teaching and studying the relationship between death and art, AMA! At 18 I lost my parents and I am now finishing my PhD studying how the dead are portrayed in photographs, and I have a blog dedicated to death and culture. I will avoid asking questions that give too much personal detail, but otherwise, ask about my research, my loss, my experience, or general advice about losing someone.

Tue, 14 Apr 2015 0:00:00 EDT
Actor / EntertainerI am actor Ben McKenzie. You might know me as Jim Gordon on GOTHAM, AMAA! If you're on this, then you probably know who I am.

My character, Jim Gordon, is cleaning up the mean streets of Gotham one villain at a time.

The show's back tonight, April 13, at 8/7 central on FOX (

Here's the trailer for tonight's episode:

Victoria's helping me get started. AMA!

Thanks so much with all the questions guys! Sorry, but we're out of time. Check out Gotham TONIGHT!

Mon, 13 Apr 2015 0:00:00 EDT