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Oh Myyyy! George Takei Takes Over A Reddit AMA

George Takei is not only a sci-fi icon, but the actor has built quite the social media presence. With thousands of followers on Facebook and Twitter, Takei is an open book. He is no stranger to discussing anything from his sexual preferences to Hollywood secrets. Yesterday evening, the Reddit community was treated to an AMA […]

Reddit User Claims He Was Paid to Troll Bernie Sanders Supporters

Did a pro-Clinton SuperPAC hire internet trolls to steer online conversations?   Reddit user claims to be a former “paid internet troll” who was hired to write pro-Hillary Clinton comments and label her opponent, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, as “misogynistic and out-of-touch with modern sensibilities.” The post originally appeared in /r/sandersforpresident, but was removed by […]

‘Pharma bro’ Martin Shkreli Conducts Disastrous AMA Session

Martin Shkreli, here’s a piece of advice from one professional to another: when you’re a social pariah, it’s better to lay low than enter damage control mode. Here’s another tip—though as a fellow millennial, I assumed you would have known this: Reddit hates you. A lot. You’re right up there with Jenny McCarthy and Comcast. […]

Did Reddit Predict Jared Fogle’s Demise?

Nobody expected Subway’s Jared to be involved in child pornography, but those who met him probably aren’t surprised. hen Jared Fogle’s home was raided by police on suspicion of possessing child pornography, it seems Subway executives were holding their breath. The sandwich chain‘s upper management reportedly told their stores to cover up any signage featuring Fogle, […]

Questions For Stephen Hawking’s First AMA Are Pouring In

As we told you last week, this week Stephen Hawking embarked on his first Reddit AMA. Normally, participants will answer questions posed in a few hour time span. Due to Hawking’s health problems, his AMA will be a bit different. Reddit users are able to ask questions over the span of a week, then Professor […]

Nichelle Nichols Delivers Best Reddit AMA in Years

Redditors lauded Star Trek alum Nichelle Nichols for delivering an engaging and satisfying AMA session amidst complaints the feature is declining in quality. hings have been rocky at Reddit, and they’ve been especially rocky over at /r/IAmA. The month of July saw the firing of Victoria Taylor, the wrongful condemnation of CEO Ellen Pao (turns […]

Is it Time for Minions to Just Go Away Forever?

Some people love the goofy yellow sidekicks from Despicable Me a little too much. hey’re everywhere. Your mom is probably posting memes of them. Your gran is probably forwarding them to you in emails. Grandpa thinks your generation is weird because everyone seems so obsessed with these little yellow balls of weirdness. He fought for his […]

Stephen Hawking Embarks On Week-Long Reddit AMA Session

When Stephen Hawking does something, he has to do it big. The brilliant mind is the latest Reddit AMA participant, but his session has a bit of a twist. Instead of just a hour or two, Hawking will take questions all week long! Beginning on Monday, July 27 at 8 AM ET, you can ask […]