Top Music Reddit IAmA's http://www.topiama.com/cat/music The latest Music IAmA's collected from Reddit MusicIamA Everything Everything AMA http://www.topiama.com/r/6221/iama-everything-everything-ama My name is Dane Jasper (/u/danejasper), and I co-founded Sonic in 1994, at a time when the “World Wide Web” was brand new, Linux had just been invented and avoiding dialup busy signals was the main customer issue. Today, Sonic is the largest independent ISP in Northern California. As a 20-year industry veteran, I've seen a lot of change, but I remain committed to the concept of alternative competitive broadband access services, which is why I’m fighting for net neutrality today.

Sonic firmly believes that internet providers should NOT be able to charge content creators -- like Netflix or CNET -- more money to stream their service, or have the ability to block others entirely. The internet should remain open and equal for all.

I’ll be sticking around to answer your questions on net neutrality and what’s at stake for you and everyone else who uses and loves the internet, amid the FCC’s plans to roll back current net neutrality regulations. Ask away!

Proof: https://i.redd.it/25jzwv38c19z.jpg

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Tue, 18 Jul 2017 0:00:00 EDT
Specialized ProfessionIAMA Freight Train Driving Mommy http://www.topiama.com/r/6174/iama-freight-train-driving-mommy My short bio: At our last AMA 12 months ago we helped hundreds of people answer important career questions and are back by popular demand! We're a group of experienced advisors who have screened, interviewed and hired thousands of people over our careers. We're now building Mentat (www.thementat.com) which is using technology to scale what we've experienced and provide a way for people to get new jobs 10x faster than the traditional method - by going straight to the hiring managers.

My Proof: AMA announcement from company's official Twitter account: https://twitter.com/mentatapp/status/879336875894464512

Press page where career advice from us has been featured in Time, Inc, Forbes, FastCompany, LifeHacker and others: https://thementat.com/press

Materials we've developed over the years in the resources section: https://thementat.com/resources

Edit: Thanks everyone! We truly enjoyed your engagement. We'll go through and reply to more questions over the next few days, so if you didn't get a chance to post feel free to add to the discussion!

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Sun, 25 Jun 2017 0:00:00 EDT
MusicI am Jeff Russo, Emmy-nominated composer of “Fargo,” and, most recently, FX’s Legion. I am also a founding member of the Grammy-nominated band Tonic. AMA! http://www.topiama.com/r/6151/i-am-jeff-russo-emmynominated-composer-of-fargo Hi Reddit, I’m excited to be hosting my first AMA live from E3 2017.

I’ve been working in video games for the last 31 years, and I’ve been lucky enough to work with some of the most talented people in the industry. Not only are video games the fastest growing form of entertainment, they’re beloved by communities of players around the world and we believe that they can enrich peoples’ lives.

Beyond games I’m passionate about new technology, new methods of managing creative talent and new types of transportation… and chocolate!

Yesterday we held our annual E3 conference where we announced what I think is one of our strongest lineups of games in recent years. If you haven’t seen it yet, I won’t spoil it for you, watch it here >> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Q1s3lOzQ1A

Edit 1 - I'll start answering questions at 10:30am PT keep them coming!

Edit 2 - Thanks so much for your questions, I really enjoyed hearing from you all, unfortunately that is all the time I have for today. I hope we can do this again soon!

Proof 1

Proof 2

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Mon, 19 Jun 2017 0:00:00 EDT
HealthIAmA 20 year old living with a neuromuscular disease known as Spinal Muscular Atrophy. http://www.topiama.com/r/6098/iama-20-year-old-living-with-a-neuromuscular Hey guys! My name is Steven and I'm a 20 year old with SMA type 2. SMA is a genetic neuromuscular disease that essentially prevents the development of muscle, and because of that, I have very minimal upper body strength and use a powerchair for mobility. SMA affects thousands of individuals in different ways, and can range from extremely severe cases to late-onset more mild ones. As a "type 2", I fall in the middle of that spectrum.

I just finished my junior year as a graphic design student at St. John's University, and in 5 days will be moving to Manhattan for a summer internship. Because I need a lot of assistance for various daily activities, I have nursing care both when home and when I'm living at college to help me achieve the most independent lifestyle possible.

As a graphic design student, I really enjoy the arts and creative projects, and am a huge fan of comedy. I also work for my university's newspaper, and am a huge New York Mets fan.

Without further ado, ask me anything! 😃

taking selfies with short arms is hard but here ya go!

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Tue, 30 May 2017 0:00:00 EDT
Actor / EntertainerI'm Mark Proksch, from The Office, Better Call Saul, and star of the new ghost hunting comedy ANOTHER EVIL - AMA! http://www.topiama.com/r/6017/im-mark-proksch-from-the-office-better-call-saul UPDATE: Well that's a wrap on Day 1 of CF Awareness month. Thank you all for the wonderful questions - I am always impressed by them! You can always contact me elsewhere on the interwebs with questions. I am always happy to talk. :)

I did an AMA to kick off Cystic Fibrosis Awareness month last year and the response blew my mind! I decided that this would be the way that I would kick of CF Awareness month every year. Each year, I will have a new year's worth of experience and hope to continue to raise awareness so that we can cure this disease! One of my biggest beliefs is that the best way to spread awareness is by simply sharing your life and experiences.

"Cystic fibrosis is a progressive, genetic disease that causes persistent lung infections and limits the ability to breathe over time." - Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

However, Cystic Fibrosis also affects other areas of the body. The other major one being the digestive system.

I began blogging a few years ago, which developed my love of writing and advocating for Cystic Fibrosis. As my blog grew, I had more and more people asking for updates on my health. That's when I began vlogging on YouTube. I am still trying to find a balance between it all, but they are all passions I hope to continue!

Here is my proof and links: Proof

Last year's AMA

The Living, Breathing Wendy

Wendy's World

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Fri, 05 May 2017 0:00:00 EDT
GamingHi Reddit! We are Arkane Studios, creators games such as Prey (releasing Friday!) – Ask Us Anything! http://www.topiama.com/r/6012/hi-reddit-we-are-arkane-studios-creators-games UPDATE: Well that's a wrap on Day 1 of CF Awareness month. Thank you all for the wonderful questions - I am always impressed by them! You can always contact me elsewhere on the interwebs with questions. I am always happy to talk. :)

I did an AMA to kick off Cystic Fibrosis Awareness month last year and the response blew my mind! I decided that this would be the way that I would kick of CF Awareness month every year. Each year, I will have a new year's worth of experience and hope to continue to raise awareness so that we can cure this disease! One of my biggest beliefs is that the best way to spread awareness is by simply sharing your life and experiences.

"Cystic fibrosis is a progressive, genetic disease that causes persistent lung infections and limits the ability to breathe over time." - Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

However, Cystic Fibrosis also affects other areas of the body. The other major one being the digestive system.

I began blogging a few years ago, which developed my love of writing and advocating for Cystic Fibrosis. As my blog grew, I had more and more people asking for updates on my health. That's when I began vlogging on YouTube. I am still trying to find a balance between it all, but they are all passions I hope to continue!

Here is my proof and links: Proof

Last year's AMA

The Living, Breathing Wendy

Wendy's World

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Wed, 03 May 2017 0:00:00 EDT
MusicWe're Prozzak and our first album in 12 years 'FOREVER 1999' is out today. Ask Us Anything! http://www.topiama.com/r/5925/were-prozzak-and-our-first-album-in-12-years My short bio:

My name is Matt Cameron. I think about, write about, and practice immigration law nearly seven days a week. I have been a licensed attorney for twelve years as of September, and the managing partner of a three-attorney law office in the Boston area for the past seven years with a special focus on deportation defense and mitigating the immigration consequences of criminal convictions. I teach "Immigration and Urban America" at Northeastern University's School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs, am a member of the board of the Student Immigrant Movement, and regularly contribute background and commentary to local, state, national, and international media on American immigration matters.

I am here for you to AMA because there is probably no other major public policy issue in the U.S. with such a massive gap between the realities of the current policies and what Americans seem to believe the policies actually are. While the other big issues du jour like healthcare and climate change usually touch on things that we all have to live with, immigration is not an issue that most U.S. citizens ever have to personally confront in their own lives. (This, among many other things, might explain why we just elected a man who ran on the ugliest and most determinedly nativist platform in a century or more of American history while willfully failing to inform himself as to the system that we actually have.)

I thought an AMA might be one easy thing that I could do right now to do my part to fill the gap. For as long as I have been studying this issue, I have always seen people ask counterfactual questions like "why don't they just get in line?" or "why can't you fill out the forms like everyone else?" or "what part of legal immigration don't you understand?", and I thought this might be a good way to provide concise, factual answers to these counterfactual inquiries that could be useful to anyone who is genuinely trying to understand this stuff as well as to gain the benefit of the experience of discussing all of this with people beyond my immediate and extended social circles. (And to be clear: any and all of those three questions are absolutely welcome for further discussion, as are any others at all so long as they are made in good faith. Trolls will starve.)

I will keep my answers as objective and factually-grounded as possible, but full disclosure: I do have a strong pro-immigration (and pro-immigrant) bias, and am well past the point where I can study or work within the American immigration system without recognizing that it is foremost a function of centuries of historic racism and colonialism. So I won't pretend that I don't have my own ideological approach to this... but I also truly believe that immigration should be a non-partisan issue, and one which deserves an adult, open-minded dialectic.

I WILL NOT PROVIDE LEGAL ADVICE OR ANYTHING THAT LOOKS LIKE LEGAL ADVICE here, so please no questions requesting a complete review of possible options once your H1B has expired or if your arrest record could cause current or future immigration problems or if you have all of the right supporting documents for your marriage visa or whatever. I am more than happy to answer those questions--on the phone or in person--for money.

My Proof:

1) My MA ID and bar card: http://imgur.com/gallery/kUenPeW

2) My FB page, in which most of my public posts are about immigration issues: http://facebook.com/mattcameronlaw

3) Twitter: @matt_cam

4) A recent piece in The Baffler on the realities of the American deportation machine: https://thebaffler.com/outbursts/strangers-in-a-cruel-land

5) Boston Globe story on three of my cases this week: https://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2017/03/27/vermont-activists-set-post-bond-immigration-charges/eIcbvNUSCoXJqI4SQDeU5I/story.html

6) Interview this morning on Democracy Now: https://www.democracynow.org/2017/3/31/is_ice_targeting_undocumented_activists_for

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Fri, 31 Mar 2017 0:00:00 EDT
MusicLil’ Flip here launching Kinglife Family on 3/17/17 - Ask me Anything! http://www.topiama.com/r/5897/lil-flip-here-launching-kinglife-family-on-31717 I am Benjamin from Turret Psychoanalytics. I am responsible for the development and deployment of our new Artificial Intelligence that can predict human behavior using social media. We are launching it as a marketing product at CeBIT in a few days. I would love to have a conversation with reddit about the advancements we have made in sentient Artificial Intelligence and its potential implications on society.

Answers to some basic questions: I am 20 years old. My background is mostly in psychology. My title is Chief Data and Information Officer. Our website is https://www.bigdatacanada.co/ .

Proof: http://i.imgur.com/ePoDr54.jpg

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Thu, 16 Mar 2017 0:00:00 EDT
MusicI'm Jon Licht, composer and singer/songwriter (Dexter, Dishonored, Silent Hill) I'm back for another AMA! http://www.topiama.com/r/5883/im-jon-licht-composer-and-singersongwriter-dexter I'm a composer and singer/songwriter best known for work with my uncle Daniel on Dexter, Dishonored, Silent Hill and many other TV shows and feature films. I just recently released a new EP "Medium" which is available on iTunes and Spotify now!

Medium EP https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/medium-ep/id1212137909

Devil's Canyon music video: https://youtu.be/9L8G-7WHvnI

Follow me on Instagram @jonlichtmusic

PROOF: http://imgur.com/a/LSkLU

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Wed, 08 Mar 2017 0:00:00 EDT
MusicI am Michael Angelakos, otherwise known as Passion Pit. Ask me anything! http://www.topiama.com/r/5866/i-am-michael-angelakos-otherwise-known-as-passion My short bio: I play in Passion Pit. I do a lot of weird/cool stuff.

My Proof: http://www.twitter.com/passionpit + http://www.twitter.com/mangelakos

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Tue, 07 Mar 2017 0:00:00 EDT
MusicIAmA band called _HEALTH_ and I am calling you back! http://www.topiama.com/r/5836/iama-band-called-health-and-i-am-calling-you-back EDIT: That was great!!!!! They are ripping the laptop away from me... throwing me into an unmarked SUV... and driving me do an undisclosed location for more questioning... wish me luck. You guys were great. Thanks for all the weirdness and meaningfulness. Peace.

-Josh

Hello Reddit! This is actor, filmmaker and Hunger Games co-star Josh Hutcherson!

I just directed a short film called ‘Ape’ as part of The Big Script, a film incubator that is developing emerging young writers and directors. It just came out today and you can watch 'Ape' and all of the films here: https://thescene.com/watch/presents/the-big-script-ape

Proof I'm me: http://imgur.com/a/VdInM

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Fri, 17 Feb 2017 0:00:00 EDT
MusicI am Lorne Balfe, composer for “The LEGO Batman Movie”, “Terminator: Genisys,” the “Skylanders” games and many other films, games and TV shows. AMA! http://www.topiama.com/r/5830/i-am-lorne-balfe-composer-for-the-lego-batman My short bio: Hi everyone, I’m Lorne Balfe, composer for “The LEGO Batman Movie”, “Terminator: Genisys,” “Marcella”; “Churchill”; the “SKYLANDERS” video games and other cool stuff. I wrote the original music for “The LEGO Batman Movie” and the song “I Found You” for the film.

It's now closing time... I had a great time answering your questions! Check out the “The LEGO Batman Movie”, the second season of "The Story Of God with Morgan Freeman" and the upcoming Nat Geo series about Albert Einstein “Genius”. To find out more about me, check out my website, http://www.lornebalfe.com/

My Proof: http://imgur.com/a/wjx8i

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Wed, 15 Feb 2017 0:00:00 EDT
MusicWe are TWRP, an elite group of rock stars from the future/1980s/Toronto and frequent collaborators with comedy duo Ninja Sex Party... AMA/AUS! http://www.topiama.com/r/5761/we-are-twrp-an-elite-group-of-rock-stars-from-the I have a weird job. I find cheap flights for a living.

(If you're interested you can check out Scott's Cheap Flights here, but honestly zero pressure!)

As a token of my appreciation for Reddit's incredible ongoing support (not only mentions, but all five of SCF's team members are Redditors), I would be honored to donate my time today and help you find specific cheap flights, or answer any general flights/travel questions.

(Sorry for having to abort the post earlier this week right after it went up, but wanted to make good on my promise so am here for y'all today!)

And don't worry, I will do my best to answer every single question. No Woody Harrelson here!

Proof I'm Scott: http://imgur.com/a/96Hhm

Proof I'm a professional cheap flight finder: Featured on the LA Times and Conde Nast Traveler

And some of the best deals we've sent out in the past month:

  • NYC/LA/Boston/Atlanta/Miami/Denver to Paris for $340-$403 roundtrip (normally $800+)
  • Toronto/Seattle/Detroit to Tokyo for $478 roundtrip (normally $950)
  • London to LA for £199 return (normally £650)
  • London to Tokyo for £248 return (normally £800)
  • Amsterdam to Mumbai for €204 return (normally €800)
  • Sydney to the US for $779 return (normally $1,600)
  • Perth to Cape Town for $762 return (normally $1,500)

P.S. If you have a success story about getting a trip from Scott's Cheap Flights, lemme know about it! The best part of my day is hearing about trips you're going to take because of the list :-))

UPDATE: Wow RIP inbox. You guys (and gals!) are the best.

In response to those who were asking about Europe/Asia and elsewhere, Scott’s Cheap Flights includes flights departing not just USA & Canada, but also Europe, Australia, New Zealand, and (coming soon) Asia and Latin America :-)

UPDATE 2: Scott’s Cheap Flights' website is experiencing an intermittent Reddit Hug of Death :-) apologies if it goes slow but should be fully functional now!

UPDATE 3: I promised 7 hours and it's been 7 hours, but goddamit you guys are amazing so let's keep this party going. As Bill O'Reilly loves to say Fuck it let's do it live!!

UPDATE 4: Alright y'all this has been wonderful. 13 hours in and if I don't pull myself away from the computer my fiancee will leave me and take the puppy. Much love, you fabulous Redditors :-)

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Sat, 21 Jan 2017 0:00:00 EDT
MusicI am Jeff Rosenstock, my new record is called WORRY., I do Quote Unquote Records, did Bomb the Music Industry! and occasionally produce records, AMA http://www.topiama.com/r/5755/i-am-jeff-rosenstock-my-new-record-is-called My short bio: Hey everyone, My name is Infidelix.. I am the rapper from the subway video... I am setting up this AMA so I can talk about what happened with the video and the girl.. what I do as a street performer... and talk abit about my new album...

My Proof: www.facebook.com/infidelix https://www.reddit.com/r/videos/comments/5nv232/girl_joins_rapper_in_the_subway_for_an_impromptu/

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Wed, 18 Jan 2017 0:00:00 EDT
MusicIamA (Professional Violin Instructor) AMA! http://www.topiama.com/r/5715/iama-professional-violin-instructor-ama I've been playing violin since 1994, and teaching since 2012.

I can answer any any questions about playing violin professionally, teaching, or going to school for a performance degree!

My Proof:

http://imgur.com/a/vQp2b

http://imgur.com/a/EUhwg

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C7s4w2_QgXw

http://www.valpostudioallegro.com/erika-mang

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Sun, 01 Jan 2017 0:00:00 EDT