Top Reddit IAmA's http://www.topiama.com The latest IAmA's collected from Reddit I am actress Lin Shaye. You might know me from Insidious, A Nightmare on Elm Street, or my latest film Ouija - as well as There's Something About Mary, Kingpin, or many more. AMA! http://www.topiama.com/r/3218/i-am-actress-lin-shaye-you-might-know-me-from Hi guys, I'm actress Lin Shaye. I love acting. From my comedies (There's Something About Mary or Kingpin) to horror franchise (like Insidious), I look forward to many more movies in my lifetime.

My latest film is called Ouija (http://www.ouijamovie.com/) and it's out in theaters now.

Proof: http://imgur.com/3H5dkIv

Victoria's helping me out today via phone. AMA!

EDIT: I thank everybody for these great questions. They make ME think about myself and my work in new and exciting ways, very often. I wish we had gotten to more questions about Ouija, which is a wonderful, scary and fun film to watch with friends. Go, and squeal and scream and enjoy the fear and embrace all the things that make Halloween scary and fun!

Have a safe, happy Halloween.

Boo!

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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 0:00:00 EDT
I am Chris Moore, producer of “Good Will Hunting,” “American Pie,” the original “Project Greenlight,” and creator and executive producer of the filmmaking experiment “The Chair” on STARZ. AMA! http://www.topiama.com/r/3219/i-am-chris-moore-producer-of-good-will-hunting Hi everyone, I’m Chris Moore, producer of “Good Will Hunting,” “American Pie,” and the original “Project Greenlight.” I’m also the creator and executive producer of "The Chair" currently airing on STARZ.

Here’s the trailer for “The Chair”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=orlvQpcbxo4&feature=youtu.be

Proof: https://twitter.com/CmooreChris/status/528215898906058752

https://twitter.com/FollowTheChair/status/528222426724069376

Thanks Reddit! I had an awesome time answering questions. To people who know me thanks for the questions and to new folks thanks for asking great questions. Feel free to get in touch @CMooreChris and check out the last 2 episodes of the CHAIR on STARZ 10pm Saturday nights. And do not forget that the movies Not Cool and Hollidaysburg and take our final survey before Nov 2nd. See More Programming!!!

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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 0:00:00 EDT
I am Dr. Buzz Aldrin, back again on reddit. I am an aeroastro engineer, and crew member of humanity's first landing on the moon. AMA! http://www.topiama.com/r/3214/i-am-dr-buzz-aldrin-back-again-on-reddit-i-am-an Hello reddit. I enjoyed my previous AMA a few months ago and wanted to come back to answer more of your questions.

I also wanted to raise awareness of my new game, set to be released tomorrow, October 31. It's available for purchase today, and will be out tomorrow as a download on Steam. It is called Buzz Aldrin's Space Program Manager and it allows you to do your own space race to the moon, based off of actual space missions. You can learn more about the game here: http://slitherine.com/games/BA_SPM_Pc

Victoria will be assisting me today. AMA.

retweet: https://twitter.com/reddit_AMA/status/527825769809330177

Edit: All of you have helped bring much-needed emphasis to advancement for science on social media. If you are interested in experiencing what interests me, download Buzz Aldrin's Space Program Manager on Steam tomorrow.

A solar system of thanks to all participants.

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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 0:00:00 EDT
Jake Gyllenhaal. AMA. http://www.topiama.com/r/3215/jake-gyllenhaal-ama Hey guys!

My latest film is Nightcrawler, out tomorrow on October 31st.

Victoria from reddit's helping me out in person today. AMA.

http://imgur.com/FAvH34w

https://twitter.com/reddit_AMA/status/527869335159992321

Update: Thank you guys for your really honest and articulate questions. And I appreciate you taking the time, and I'm glad we could all spend a little time on the world wide web together. Until next time!

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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 0:00:00 EDT
I'm Flea, ASK ME ANYTHING. http://www.topiama.com/r/3216/im-flea-ask-me-anything Hey it's Flea, bassist and co-founder of the Red Hot Chili Peppers. I'm also acting in and executive producer of the new movie LOW DOWN, which is now in theaters in New York and opens in Los Angeles this Friday. We'll hit a bunch more cities later in November.

You can find the trailer and more info about Low Down here: http://www.lowdownfilm.com/

Victoria's going to be helping me out. AMA.

https://twitter.com/reddit_AMA/status/527954559021625344

edit: I'd just like to thank everybody for being with me this afternoon. And I really hope that people have the opportunity to see the movie LOW DOWN. It is a deep experience to see this film. And that's really what i want to say today.

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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 0:00:00 EDT
I’m Amy Poehler. AMAA! http://www.topiama.com/r/3210/im-amy-poehler-amaa Hi Reddit. Amy Poehler here. My first book, YES PLEASE, is in stores now! Check it out here: http://amysaysyesplease.com/

Proof: http://imgur.com/3QwHGyz

Victoria's helping me out today over the phone. AMAA!

UPDATE To everyone I didn't get to answer, I appreciate your support, taking the time to connect with me, and on behalf of myself, I say to the internet: Live Long and Prosper. Battlestations at the ready. Don't believe the hype. And surfboardt.

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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 0:00:00 EDT
I Am An Eyewitness From The Press Site Of The Orbital Sciences Antares Rocket Critical Failure, AMA http://www.topiama.com/r/3211/i-am-an-eyewitness-from-the-press-site-of-the I was attending the launch as an official guest of NASA through their NASA Social program. I was filming at the press site 2.2 miles away and I can describe the event and the aftermath. I'll do my best to answer any questions you have about the rocket launch, the evacuation, the press conference afterward, and anything else related to the event. I'm going to be sleeping before driving home from Wallops Island, VA, so I may not get to answer all questions right away, but I will answer everything within 24 hours.

Proof:

My video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3jCystkiIBs

https://twitter.com/GreatScottLP/status/527447940898775041

Edit: an update from the road. I'm about 2.5 hours from getting home from Wallops. I'll be sure to answer all your questions then. Thanks for participating!

Edit 2: I'm finally home! I've cracked open a beer and I'll get to answering questions. I can't promise I'll get them all, but I'll do my best :D

Edit 3: I'm heading to bed. Thanks everyone for the discussion! If there's any more questions, I'll try and get to them tomorrow! Reply to the main thread so they hit my inbox please :)

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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 0:00:00 EDT
WeAre the developers of Europa Universalis IV - just about to release a huge new expansion AMA! http://www.topiama.com/r/3212/weare-the-developers-of-europa-universalis-iv Greetings reddit!

We are part of the development team for Europa Universalis IV, one of Paradox Interactive's flagship Grand Strategy titles. Tomorrow we are releasing our new expansion Art of War, adding tons of stuff.

We'll be answering questions from now until 20:00 CET - so ask us whatever you want about, well, whatever you want!

wiz = Martin Anward, project lead Nusia = Jimmy Rönn, programmer & solid beard owner TotalyMoo = John Rickne, general community guy

Proof + Johan (<3) http://i.imgur.com/39Rr81s.jpg Bonus! View from our office as we're answering your questions: http://i.imgur.com/RnbAVJD.jpg

EDIT 21:50 CET: So I think both wiz and Nusia are home eating dinner now, but we'll continue answering here and there during the evening and probably do a run through tomorrow morning.

Thanks for all the great questions, you're lovely.

If you want to continue the discussion afterwards you're always welcome to our forums. It's kind of a slower always going AMA, whenever the devs are let out of their dungeon and allowed internet access.

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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 0:00:00 EDT
We are John Hudak and Phil Wallach, experts on marijuana legalization at the Brookings Institution. Ask us anything! http://www.topiama.com/r/3213/we-are-john-hudak-and-phil-wallach-experts-on We're Fellows at the Brookings Institution who have studied how Colorado and Washington have implemented their new legal recreational marijuana systems, and who are now thinking about what lessons other legalizing states should learn from their experiences. This is especially important because on November 4, voters in Alaska, Oregon, and D.C. will vote on marijuana legalization during the 2014 midterm elections. We’re here to answer any and all questions about the present and future of marijuana policy today.

For state-specific questions, JHudakBrookings is the Colorado expert and philwallach is the Washington expert.

Proof here.

UPDATE: We planned to do this Reddit AMA for one hour, but your questions were so great, we hung around for two! Keep them coming, we will likely answer a few more by the end of the day. In the meantime, thank you all for your participation. We learned a lot about what the public pulse is like on this issue and we surely hope you learned a lot as well!

In the future, you can read all of our research on the topic--and many more topics--on Brookings' FixGov blog. http://www.brookings.edu/blogs/fixgov

Cheers!

Phil & John

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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 0:00:00 EDT
Hi, I'm Johnny Weir. I'm an Olympic figure skater and Olympic analyst for NBC, and executive producer of "To Russia With Love." AMAA! http://www.topiama.com/r/3204/hi-im-johnny-weir-im-an-olympic-figure-skater-and Hi guys. Johnny here.

To Russia With Love premieres on EPIX tomorrow at 8 PM ET. It's about LGBT athletes and activists trying to attend or participate in the Sochi games.

Victoria from reddit is assisting me. AMAA.

retweet: https://twitter.com/reddit_AMA/status/527129032467709952

Update: Thank you to everyone who joined in from around the world. I was so happy to spend time with you all. For those of you in the United States, please watch To Russia With Love, premiering tomorrow night on EPIX at 8 PM. We hope to see you there, and we hope you enjoy it!

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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 0:00:00 EDT
James Ihedigbo from the Detroit Lions, AMA. http://www.topiama.com/r/3205/james-ihedigbo-from-the-detroit-lions-ama Hi, my name is James Ihedigbo of the Detroit Lions.

I am also the founder of the Hope Africa charity: Hope Africa provides scholarships to students of African descent throughout the United States.

I got started using the platform that I have as an NFL football player and Super Bowl champion from the Baltimore Ravens to create it.

Victoria's helping me out today. Go ahead and AMA!

https://twitter.com/reddit_AMA/status/527234735937171456

EDIT: Thanks for taking the time to ask me questions. I hope you guys got to know me a little bit better. And I appreciated the questions that you ask. Please follow me on Twitter @JamesIhedigbo and you guys are the best, thanks.

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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 0:00:00 EDT
IamA Suicide Hotline Operator AMA! http://www.topiama.com/r/3206/iama-suicide-hotline-operator-ama Hey!

I've been working on a national suicide hotline for almost two years now. I've had many interesting experiences talking with people. I've talked to someone who was holding a gun to their head, to someone who was slipping into an overdose, to many different kinds of sex callers, to lots of people who were lonely and just wanted to be heard. I love what I do and have a lot I could say about it.

I unfortunately can't say much about who I am or where I work in order to maintain confidentiality. I can say that I and my coworkers are all disgruntled because we are not respected by the people we work for, though! I have a lot to say about this as well.

So go ahead... ask me anything!

EDIT: Thanks for all the replies! It's been fun sharing my thoughts and experiences. I'm off to bed for the night (This is my first night off in a long time so I'm going to catch up on missed sleep, oh yeah). I just wanna say that I don't intend for this thread to be a counseling session. If you or someone you know is feeling suicidal then I encourage you to call a hotline. Here's a Google search just for you: https://www.google.com/#q=suicide+hotlines

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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 0:00:00 EDT
I am James Grime, mathematician, Alan Turing fan, and numberphile. AMA! http://www.topiama.com/r/3207/i-am-james-grime-mathematician-alan-turing-fan Due to my involvement with the Enigma project at the University of Cambridge and my love for codebreaking, cryptography and mathematics, I am looking forward to the new film “The Imitation Game”.

The film stars Benedict Cumberbatch as Alan Turing and Keira Knightley as Joan Clarke, both working to break the infamous Enigma Code which many thought to be unbreakable.

Alan Turing was a mathematician, father of computer science, and World War II code breaker. I travel the world giving talks about Turing, and even if people have heard of him they often don't know exactly what he did. So let's talk Turing. (Among other things I'm sure).

For more information on Turing and the upcoming film, visit the official subreddit at /r/TheImitationGame.

Proof: https://twitter.com/jamesgrime/status/527204677050703872

UPDATE: Looks like things are slowing down for tonight. Thank you all for your questions. I'll pop back tomorrow and maybe answer a few more. But apart from that, thanks again and see you later, calculator.

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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 0:00:00 EDT
I am Giles Coren. Million Dollar Critic. AMA. http://www.topiama.com/r/3208/i-am-giles-coren-million-dollar-critic-ama I'm Giles Coren, I'm the restaurant critic of The Times in London and i have a new show called the Million Dollar Critic on W in Canada on Tuesday nights. Watch the trailer here http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OB8TtS8rFJk&list=UUvn_QUOIurGCntss33QSAxw

https://twitter.com/gilescoren/status/527103017871769601

Learn more about the show: http://www.wnetwork.com/shows/million-dollar-critic

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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 0:00:00 EDT
Hello again..! i do the webcomic "Subnormality," as well as a column at Cracked.com, and also a new book that is like a where's waldo book but with jesus instead of waldo which i am sure you will not have any questions about. ASK ME THINGS. http://www.topiama.com/r/3209/hello-again-i-do-the-webcomic-subnormality-as PROOF!!

Hi, if you don't know me, make the webcomics, you probably read this one but there are some longer ones like this one and also this one here that are nice too. I write things for Cracked as well, on the topics of this and some other stuff and whatever else. NOW YOU KNOW ME and can ask me anything!!

(ALSO: thanks to the overly good people at Random House there is a book out today (and thurs. in the UK) that was drawn by me (HERE IS INFO-- there's a preview on amazon too)! "Finding Jesus" is a Where's Waldo-kind of thing (the title is the joke) except with amusing cultural references and also you find jesus instead of an eccentrically-dressed man with glasses, and it is fun and amusing and you will see it in a store and point and laugh because wtf but you will then hopefully like the art too at least.)

THANK YOU GUYS for tolerating my presence, it means a lot to me, and in return i'm here for however long it takes to get to literally all of your questions. Let's talk about anything-- webcomics, video games, rock music, Rampart, whatever.

CURRENT STATUS: THANK YOU EVERYONE for the questions, it's been amazing to talk with you guys..! I'm taking a break now to eat and so on, but i'll check back throughout the evening and try to get to any remaining questions, so if you got here late then don't hesitate to ask me anything!

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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 0:00:00 EDT